just now

      ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

    04-Mar-2015 to 16:31

    Africa’s climate adaptation costs to hit $50 billion -UNEP

    APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Africa, the continent with warming deviating most rapidly from "normal" conditions, could see climate change adaptation costs rise to $50 billion per year by 2050, even assuming international efforts keep global warming below 2°C this century, according to a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report.

    Read more

    04-Mar-2015 to 08:52

    Zuma commends firefighters battling Cape Town inferno

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — As fire fighters continued to battle a blaze in Cape Town that started on Sunday, President Jacob Zuma has praised the bravery and hard work of the men and women who have been working around the clock to contain the inferno in the city’s picturesque mountain terrains.

    Read more

    27-Feb-2015 to 10:29

    Japan offers US$1.2m for Mozambique disaster management

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Japanese government has pledged to provide US$1.2 million to Mozambique in a technical assistance project to strengthen the institutional capacity in managing water-related disaster risks in the southern African country, APA learns here on Friday.

    Read more

    26-Feb-2015 to 21:08

    Malawi’s uranium miners exposed to radiation - report

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Workers and the community around Kayerekera Uranium Mine in Karonga, Malawi are exposed to radiation which puts them at risk of cancer, a report seen by APA on Thursday.

    Read more

    25-Feb-2015 to 18:31

    Botswana: Bushmen lawyer spearheads hunting ban discourse

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — British human rights lawyer Gordon Bennett and activist Jumanda Gakelebonye will Thursday host a discourse in Johannesburg, South Africa to discuss the Botswana government’s hunting ban on Basarwa, APA learnt on Wednesday.

    Read more

    24-Feb-2015 to 10:55

    Botswana anti-poaching efforts bearing fruit – Minister

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Environment, Wildlife and Tourism Minister Tshekedi Khama on Tuesday said the latest wildlife census showed that government’s efforts against poaching were bearing fruit.

    Read more

    17-Feb-2015 to 12:56

    Cuban water experts arrive in S/Africa for duty

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has welcomed 34 Cuban water experts who are in the country to share their skills to improve the quality of water, her office said Tuesday.

    Read more