ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

04-Jun-2016 to 14:58

Nigeria oil clean-up lauded

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The People of Ogoni in Nigeria's oil rich Rivers state have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the launch of the clean-up of their environment and other oil impacted communities in the Niger Delta.

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03-Jun-2016 to 10:21

Nigerian leader flags off clean-up of Ogoniland

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has flagged off the long awaited clean-up of Ogonland in oil-rich Rivers State in south-eastern Nigeria devastated by oil spill.

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03-Jun-2016 to 10:12

IGAD Ministers to adopt new regional biodiversity policy

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ministers in charge of Environment and Natural Resources from each of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Member States will meet Saturday in Kenyan Nairobi Safari Club to adopt a new Regional Biodiversity Policy, IGAD said in a Statement on Friday.

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03-Jun-2016 to 10:00

Poachers kill ten elephants in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Limpopo National Park authorities say poachers have killed 10 elephants over the past five months in the park, APA can report on Friday.

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02-Jun-2016 to 17:51

Severe drought pushes down Mozambique grain production

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A severe drought sweeping across the southern African region has been blamed on Mozambique poor's 2015 agricultural campaign which shows a decline in grain production of 4.8 per cent to 2.39 million tonnes down from 2.51 million tonnes as compared to the previous year, APA learns here on Thursday.

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21-Jun-2015 to 13:49

Gambia gov't warns against unlawful littering

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The government of The Gambia through its National Environment Agency (NEA) has warn against human activities posing a serious threat to the environment including pollution and unlawful littering.

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21-Jun-2015 to 10:10

Malawi to ban plastics by June 30

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi has announced that it will effect a ban on the use of thin plastics below 60 microns by June 30, government officials said.

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