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    09-Oct-2018 to 13:42

    Africa will not attain SGDs, Agenda 2063 without 'urgent climate actions'

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa will not successfully implement the sustainable development agenda and it’s 50-year development plan, Agenda 2063, if urgent climate actions are not taken now, according to James Murombedzi, officer in charge of the Economic Commission for Africa’s African Climate Policy Center (ACPC).

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    05-Oct-2018 to 19:07

    Botswana: Masisi braces for ‘angry’ wildlife activists in London

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi is due in London where he is expected to be confronted by conservationists over allegations that dozens of elephants were recently killed by poachers in his country.

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    01-Oct-2018 to 18:23

    Senegal firms urged to embrace plastic waste recycling

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Companies operating in Senegal must cultivate a plastic waste recycling culture, Mame Pane Sakho Bâ, the communication official of multinational giant Nestle-Senegal appealed in Dakar on Monday.

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    30-Sep-2018 to 19:42

    Nairobi: Wildlife headlines Kenyatta-Prince William talks

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Wildlife was the theme as President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday held talks with Prince William Arthur, the Duke of Cambridge, who paid him a courtesy visit in Nairobi.

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    24-Sep-2018 to 14:36

    Botswana denies smuggling of wildlife specimen

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana on Monday dismissed as untrue reports that scores of wildlife specimens have been stolen from the country’s game parks.

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    20-Sep-2018 to 14:47

    45,000+ African children die annually due to air pollution - US EPA

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) estimates that over 45,000 African children under the age of 5 die annually due to air pollution, one of the highest regional child mortality rates in the world.

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    13-Sep-2018 to 11:49

    Senegal: Project to transform Typha into fuel launched

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — Senegal’s ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MEDD) launched on Wednesday in Dakar the project called Typha Combustible Construction West Africa (TyCCAO) aimed at turning the Typha, an invasive water plant, into fuel and construction materials.

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