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    06-Sep-2018 to 13:11

    Mozambique: AfDB provides $15M worth of relief equipment

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's relief agency, the National Disasters Management Institute (INGC), has received a variety of equipment intended to increase resilience in arid areas, build water supply sources and increase agricultural yields.

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    05-Sep-2018 to 12:15

    Botswana fumes over spike in elephant poaching claims

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Wednesday reacted angrily to international media reports claiming that the country’s decision to withdraw military weapons from its anti-poaching units on patrol along its borders has resulted in an increase in elephant poaching.

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    28-Aug-2018 to 06:02

    S/Africa’s Cape Town eases water restrictions following rains

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Rainfall at the weekend that caused flooding in some parts of Cape Town and snowfall along its surrounding mountains have pushed the level of the city's water storage dams to 62 percent, authorities have said.

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    23-Aug-2018 to 14:24

    Botswana hosts climate change fundraiser

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana will host the eighth General Assembly of the Consortium of African Funds for the Environment to raise funds for climate change, APA learnt here Thursday.

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    22-Aug-2018 to 07:38

    “Day Zero” averted as Cape Town’s water levels rise

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Residents of South Africa’s mother city and tourism mecca – Cape Town – are breathing a sigh of relief following heavy rains that have raised the city’s dam levels to over the 60 percent mark.

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    17-Aug-2018 to 15:02

    Rwanda incinerates toxic PCBs

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Fear of the health risks caused by Polychlorinated Biphenils (PCBs), a toxic chemical product, prompted Friday Rwandan authorities to incinerate hundreds of litres of the pollutant oil, an official source confirmed in Kigali.

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    17-Aug-2018 to 11:12

    Sierra Leone launches campaign to curb environmental disasters

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has announced a National Tree Planting campaign to avert an ‘environmental time bomb.’

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