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    07-Mar-2019 to 14:52

    Ethiopia’s Disaster Risk Management Center Conducts Natural Disaster Simulation...

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s National Disaster Risk Management Center (NDRMC) conducted a natural disaster simulation exercise to improve Ethiopia’s response to emergencies.

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    07-Mar-2019 to 14:47

    East African states warned of heavy rainfall between March and May

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The East African region is expected to receive above normal rainfall is in the next few months, a scenario that could expose the region to increased risks of disease outbreaks.

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    04-Mar-2019 to 18:49

    Kenya lobbies EU to end ivory trade and close domestic market

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for tourism, Najiba Balala on Monday called on the European Union, as one of the world’s largest traders in ivory, to take immediate action to close its domestic markets.

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    04-Mar-2019 to 16:31

    Suspected Vietnamese ivory smugglers arrested in Uganda

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) customs enforcement intelligence officers at Entebbe International Airport have intercepted and offloaded two Vietnamese nationals wanted for ivory smuggling.

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    02-Mar-2019 to 18:42

    Sierra Leone: Bush fires poses threat to aircraft involved in mineral

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Indiscriminate burning of bushes is posing threat to the recently commissioned airborne geophysical survey in Sierra Leone, the government has warned.

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    28-Feb-2019 to 08:00

    Botswana press body slams negative publicity on elephant hunting

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Media and Allied Workers Union (BOMAWU) on Thursday slammed the negative international publicity relating to the proposed lifting of a hunting ban on elephants situation in the southern African country.

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    27-Feb-2019 to 21:17

    EPA underscores fight against climate change in Liberia

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Nathaniel Blama, has stressed the need to prioritize the fight against climate change in Liberia.

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