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    • Mozambique: Over 800,000 in need of food aid

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least 800,000 people are in need of food aid in Mozambique between December 2018 and March 2019 as the effects of a poor harvest during the 2017/18 farming season and rising foo...

    • Nigeria commits to sparking investment

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria has committed to the implementation of policies that will attract investment and spark competition in critical sectors of the economy for employment creation and economic g...

    • Nigerian government engages varsity teachers to stave strike

      APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — In an attempt to stave a major confrontation, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to resume talks next week.


    06-Mar-2015 to 18:28

    S/Africa: Cash injection for rhino protection project

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African National Parks (SANParks) has allocated $240,000 to the country’s Rhino Protection Programme (RPP) to assist with the care of injured and orphaned rhinos as a result of poaching, APA can report Friday.

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    06-Mar-2015 to 15:02

    Mozambique downgrades flood alert

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The government of Mozambique has downgraded the state of alertness from red to orange, the local media reported on Friday.

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    06-Mar-2015 to 14:55

    Extreme weather conditions a threat to SADC economy – Minister

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi has warned that the increased frequency and intensity of floods and other extreme weather events in southern Africa is expected to adversely affect the agriculture-dependent regional economy.

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    06-Mar-2015 to 13:39

    Namibian MP calls for extradition agreement with Angola to combat poaching

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian parliament has urged the ministries of Justice and Home Affairs to initiate bilateral talks with their Angolan counterpart on extradition in order to effectively combat cross-border wildlife crimes.

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    04-Mar-2015 to 16:31

    Africa’s climate adaptation costs to hit $50 billion -UNEP

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Africa, the continent with warming deviating most rapidly from "normal" conditions, could see climate change adaptation costs rise to $50 billion per year by 2050, even assuming international efforts keep global warming below 2°C this century, according to a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report.

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    04-Mar-2015 to 08:52

    Zuma commends firefighters battling Cape Town inferno

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — As fire fighters continued to battle a blaze in Cape Town that started on Sunday, President Jacob Zuma has praised the bravery and hard work of the men and women who have been working around the clock to contain the inferno in the city’s picturesque mountain terrains.

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    27-Feb-2015 to 10:29

    Japan offers US$1.2m for Mozambique disaster management

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Japanese government has pledged to provide US$1.2 million to Mozambique in a technical assistance project to strengthen the institutional capacity in managing water-related disaster risks in the southern African country, APA learns here on Friday.

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