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    30-Mar-2015 to 20:15

    Malawi to destroy 4-ton ivory stockpile

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Malawi Department of National Parks and Wildlife is expected to burn four metric tons of seized ivory worth US$7.5 million at an event to mark World Wildlife Day in the capital Lilongwe.

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    30-Mar-2015 to 15:26

    Mozambican police announce seizure of 17 rhino horns

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Police in Mozambique have seized 17 rhino horns in the industrial city of Matola near the capital Maputo, APA learns here Monday.

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    30-Mar-2015 to 15:06

    Botswana activists call on UN to address poaching

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Participants at the just-ended Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference have called upon the UN General Assembly to address the illegal wildlife trade at its 69th Session, APA learnt here on Monday.

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    30-Mar-2015 to 10:48

    Botswana NGO blasts conservationists over poaching policies

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Survival International director Stephen Corry said Monday that it is utterly irresponsible for conservationists and politicians to call for tougher law enforcement against “poaching” without clearly acknowledging that tribal subsistence hunters are not “poachers”.

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    27-Mar-2015 to 18:23

    Germany gives €13m to IGAD fund

    APA- Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The German Economic Cooperation and Development has announced a €13 million fund for the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) during a signing ceremony between the two in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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    27-Mar-2015 to 13:02

    Maputo city council seeks US$18m for flood damage rehabilitation

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Maputo mayor David Simango says the city council is seeking US$18 million to rebuild infrastructure damaged by storms and flash flooding in January.

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    26-Mar-2015 to 19:58

    China intensifies efforts to help Africa fight poaching - official

    APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — A Chinese official Meng Xianlin who is the executive director-general of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Import and Export Management Office of China has said his country will embark upon greater efforts to help African countries battle elephant poaching.

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