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    23-May-2018 to 18:42

    Germany commits €15.5m to SADC conservation area

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana and Germany have signed another financing agreement to fund Phase III of the Kavango Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area programme to the tune of €15.5 million.

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    22-May-2018 to 12:20

    Mauritania: No customs duty on livestock feed - Minister

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania’s minister of Economy and Finance, Moctar Ould Diay, announced Monday a decision to exempt livestock feed from customs duty.

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    21-May-2018 to 10:07

    Botswana withdraws arms of war from anti-poaching units

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government has withdrawn arms of war from its anti-poaching units on patrol along the country’s borders with its neighbours, Permanent Secretary to the President Carter Morupisi said here Monday.

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    21-May-2018 to 06:47

    BRICS ministers reaffirm commitment to Paris Agreement

    APA-Durban (South Africa) — Ministers responsible for environment from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris accord in dealing with climate change worldwide, ministers have said here.

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    18-May-2018 to 17:27

    Experts predict El Nino-induced drought in Eswatini in 2018

    APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — There is a 50 percent chance of another drought in ESwatini and other southern African countries during the forthcoming 2018/19 farming season amid indications that the region could be hit by El Nino conditions again this year, weather experts warned on Friday.

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    16-May-2018 to 11:00

    AfDB bankrolls climate change projects in Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to provide Mozambique with about $15 million for projects resilient to climate change in Mozambique's southern provinces of Gaza and Maputo, over the next five years, APA can report on Wednesday.

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    08-May-2018 to 18:43

    SADC experts call for investment in water infrastructure

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Water experts from the Southern African Development community (SADC) are meeting in the Namibian capital Windhoek for a two-day workshop to share experiences and discuss opportunities for investment on transboundary cooperation within river basins in the region.

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