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    29-Apr-2015 to 17:38

    Namibia renews anti-poaching vow

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Namibian Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has vowed to introduce more stringent measures to deal with poachers of rhino and elephant horns.

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    29-Apr-2015 to 15:59

    Five-ton ivory stockpile incinerated in Brazzaville

    APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Congolese president Denis Sassou Nguesso and his Chadian counterpart Idriss Deby Itno on Wednesday witnessed the burning in Brazzaville of five tons of ivory stockpile seized from poachers.

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    28-Apr-2015 to 20:07

    Malawi vows to develop conservation policy

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi will soon develop a comprehensive National Conservation Policy to guide the country on issues of natural resources and wildlife.

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    27-Apr-2015 to 10:16

    Zuma sends condolences to Nepal after deadly quake

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and people of Nepal following a massive earthquake that has left over 5,000 people dead -- and still counting -- and the country completely devastated by the disaster, the Presidency said on Monday.

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    23-Apr-2015 to 18:58

    Gambian retailers criticise impending ban on plastic bags

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Minor retailers of locally made foods and other items in The Gambia have criticised the government's decision to ban the use and importation of plastic bags into the country for environmental reasons.

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    23-Apr-2015 to 17:12

    Rwanda as world's third greenest country - report

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda is the third greenest country in the world, according to World Travel Guide, an international travelogue for tourists and adventurous travelers.

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    23-Apr-2015 to 09:01

    Basotho must benefit from “White Gold” - Minister

    APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — Lesotho’s new Minister of Water Ralechate ‘Mokose says it is of paramount importance if Basotho are the ones to first benefit from a plethora of water sources locally known as ‘White Gold’.

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