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    22-Aug-2017 to 12:37

    Countdown on ban of plastic bags in Kenya

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyans are bracing for the ban on the use of plastic bags expected to take effect on August 28, with local traders and manufactures crying foul over the move.

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    16-Aug-2017 to 12:01

    Kenya: Mountain Bongo births boost global rehabilitation efforts

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Global efforts towards the survival of the critically endangered Mountain Bongo antelope, have received a boost following four births at the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy (MKWC) in recent weeks.

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    15-Aug-2017 to 12:40

    Swaziland to get heavy rain-Weather forecast

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland will experience rainy weekend as a result of snow that has been predicted for neighbouring South Africa (SA), APA learns here on Tuesday.

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    09-Aug-2017 to 18:26

    Namibia: Police chief out of retirement to lead war on poaching

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Former police regional commander of Oshana region in Namibia, Ndahangwapo Kashihakumwa has come out of retirement to head the anti-poaching unit of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.

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    08-Aug-2017 to 14:49

    UN Special Rapporteur due in Sierra Leone

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of environmentally-sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes is due in Sierra Leone next week.

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    02-Aug-2017 to 22:05

    Namibia installs UNESCO chair on water research for climate adaptation

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia on Wednesday installed the UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Water Research for Climate Adaptation in Arid Environments.

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    02-Aug-2017 to 21:37

    Namibia losing battle to save rhinos - report

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia seems to be fighting a losing battle to curb poaching, as the killing of protected species especially the rhinos continues unabated, a report claims.

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