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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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    02-Aug-2017 to 09:14

    Legal glitches affect Malawi’s chances of accessing climate funds

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi is likely to fail to access the US$12-million Green Climate Fund (GCF) following legal challenges between World Bank and the fund, an official revealed on Wednesday.

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    01-Aug-2017 to 05:30

    Vietnam to support Mozambique on natural disasters response

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Vietnamese government has expressed its readiness to assist Mozambique in improving its capacity for prevention and management of natural disasters, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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    27-Jul-2017 to 17:36

    S/African minister lauds airport rhino horn bust

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has welcomed the arrest of an alleged rhino horn smuggler heading for Hong Kong, China, at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, APA learned on Thursday.

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    27-Jul-2017 to 13:23

    Senegal launches “Sustainable Cities” Initiative

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The global initiative “Sustainable Cities,” which brings together eleven countries and twenty five cities worldwide, was launched Thursday in Dakar, Senegal.

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