ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

13-Jul-2016 to 21:31

President Khama declares drought in Botswana

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Ian Khama has declared 2015/16 a drought year for his country.

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13-Jul-2016 to 21:21

Ethiopian PM inaugurates eco-friendly park

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia on Wednesday inaugurated an eco-industrial park built at a cost of $250 million in Hawasa city, 280 km south of the capital Addis Ababa.

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13-Jul-2016 to 10:00

Mozambique nabs 200 poachers

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Tete Provincial Director of Land, the Environment and Rural Development, Filipe Duarte has said a total of 208 poachers were arrested in conservation areas in the central Mozambican province of Tete between 2014 and the first quarter of this year, APA learns here on Wednesday.

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12-Jul-2016 to 08:55

Mozambique, Zimbabwe sign natural resources management deal

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The governments of Mozambique and Zimbabwe have signed an agreement covering the management and sustainable use of the natural resources of the Pungue River Basin, state radion reported on Tuesday.

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08-Jul-2016 to 19:40

Illegal wildlife trade funding terrorists – President Khama

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Ian Khama said Friday that proceeds from illegal wildlife trade are being used to sponsor terrorist activities across the globe.

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08-Jul-2016 to 18:37

S/Leone meteorologist decries department's decrepit state

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone has the least capacity to cope with environmental disasters due to the poor state of the meteorology department, its head said on Friday.

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08-Jul-2016 to 11:09

Mozambican weatherman downplays flood threat

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican National Institute of Meteorology says there’s little chance that the country will experience any flooding in the country’s central and southern regions in the coming rainy season, APA can report on Friday.

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