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    10-Jan-2015 to 14:58

    Mozambique rail traffic interrupted after heavy rains

    APA- Mozambique (Maputo) — Rail traffic on the Sena line between the port of Beira and the coal-rich Moatize mineral basin has been interrupted after heavy rains swept way parts of the infrastructure, APA can report Saturday.

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    10-Jan-2015 to 10:25

    Group to acquire drone to protect Namibian rhinos, elephants

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A private conservation trust in Namibia plans to acquire aerial drones to aid in the fight against rhino and elephant poaching in remote areas, according to media reports monitored here Saturday.

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    08-Jan-2015 to 16:07

    Botswana to host conference on illegal wildlife trade

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana will in March host a conference to discuss measures to curb illegal trade in wildlife, APA learnt here Thursday.

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    08-Jan-2015 to 07:39

    Zimbabwe blasts “politicisation” of elephant sales

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwean government has criticised the “politicisation” of its decision to sell elephants to China and other countries, saying the move is meant to avert an ecological disaster as the southern African country is fast running out of carrying capacity for the animals.

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    06-Jan-2015 to 19:56

    Shell offers £55m to Nigeria oil spill victims

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — In a landmark settlement, oil giant Shell has paid £55 in compensation to the Niger Delta’s Bodo community adversely affected by oil spillages since 2008.

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    06-Jan-2015 to 15:13

    Malawi in crusade against environmental crimes

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawian parliament has set 2015 as the year for the country to fight environmental crimes following massive degradation suffered over the past few years, an official said Tuesday.

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    05-Jan-2015 to 14:33

    Two rhino poachers killed in South Africa

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Game rangers on Monday killed two suspected rhino poachers during a dawn encounter in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.

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