ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

25-Apr-2019 to 14:04

Kenya’s weather forecast body says Cyclone Kenneth won’t hit

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenya Meteorological Department on Thursday allayed fears that Cyclone Kenneth will hit the Kenyan coast, noting that Cyclones cannot come close to the equator.

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24-Apr-2019 to 17:28

Mozambique, neighbours prepare ahead of another cyclone

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Teams of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers are on alert as Cyclone Kenneth makes its way to Comoros and potentially on to Tanzania and Mozambique.

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22-Apr-2019 to 17:17

UN-Habitat opens regional office in Egypt

APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Assem Al-Jazzar, Egypt's Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, has inaugurated the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) Regional Office in the country.

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18-Apr-2019 to 18:09

Climate change as obstacle to SDGs - Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Climate change can seriously impede Africa’s quest to achieve all the 17 sustainable development goals that address global challenges, including poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.

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16-Apr-2019 to 16:31

Botswana's neighbours back hunting, culling of elephants

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana's neighbours, namely, Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe have reaffirmed their support to Botswana's management plans on elephants which include among others lifting of hunting ban and culling of elephants, APA learned here Tuesday.

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11-Apr-2019 to 11:18

Sweden co-funds $8.5 million Uganda climate resilient project

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in conjunction with Sweden has launched a new five-year program on "Climate Resilient Livelihood Opportunities for Economic Empowerment of Women in Uganda’s Karamoja and West Nile Regions".

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11-Apr-2019 to 05:55

S/African rhino horns confiscated in Hong Kong – Ministry

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has welcomed the confiscation of rhino horns valued at about US$2.1 million in Hong Kong, the ministry of environmental affairs said on Wednesday.

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