ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

29-Aug-2019 to 12:16

Climate related disasters affect 180 m people across Africa-Officials

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The prevalence of climate-related disasters is unrelenting and has already affected 180 million people across Africa and resulting in loss and damages of over $22 billion and counting, African officials said.

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28-Aug-2019 to 14:12

Tensions loom as Botswana resumes ‘shoot to kill’ policy against poachers

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — In an anti-climax to the excitement that greeted the ascendance to office by President Mokgweetsi Masisi in 2018 when he ordered the withdrawal of military grade arms from its anti-poaching units, two foreigners suspected to be poachers were shot dead recently.

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26-Aug-2019 to 19:32

Mauritanian capital rid of 80,000-ton garbage

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian army says it has managed to rid the capital Nouakchott of 80,000 tons of garbage in the course of a few days.

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24-Aug-2019 to 10:45

Kenya makes major stride in saving extinct rhino species

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — An international consortium of scientists and conservationists completed a procedure that gets the world one step closer to saving the northern white rhinos.

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23-Aug-2019 to 18:53

Botswana climate change committee roars into life

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s committee on climate change is set to burst into life following a decision by the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism to recruit individuals and institutions to be part of the body.

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23-Aug-2019 to 18:32

Kenya leads cause to save the African elephant

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya on Friday called upon all African elephant range states to continue seeking solutions that will ensure the survival of African elephant for posterity.

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23-Aug-2019 to 12:35

Liberia: World Bank cuts sod for $330000 FDA regional Office

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — World Bank Liberia Country Director Mr. Khwima Nthara Thursday kicked off the construction of the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) Regional Office in Tubmanburg, Bomi County valued at US$330,000.

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