12-May-2015 to 15:17

Australian agency forecasts drought-causing El Nino conditions for SADC

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Australian Bureau of Meteorology warned Tuesday that a “substantial” El Nino weather pattern is developing for the first time in five years and could have serious consequences for southern Africa in early 2016.

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11-May-2015 to 11:52

S/Africa: War against Rhino poachers continues – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says the government has made progress in the battles against Rhino poachers in the country and everyone in the society needed to get on board to win the war.

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10-May-2015 to 17:33

Moz: Limpopo Park gets anti-poaching funding

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The International Anti-Poaching Foundation has provided materials and work equipment valued at €300,000 to support the fight against poaching in Mozambique’s Limpopo National Park, APA can report.

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08-May-2015 to 17:54

Niger MPs okay Great Green Wall initiative

APA - Niamey (Niger) — Parliamentarians in Niger, have passed a law for the establishment of the National Agency of the Great Green Wall (ANGMV).

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05-May-2015 to 16:56

Mozambique police impounds rhino horns, money

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Police authorities in Mozambique have announced the seizure of 4.6 kilos of rhinoceros horns, $93,500, 2,400 South African rand which is equivalent to $200 dollars, and four cell phones at the weekend as part of an operation to crack down on smuggling of wildlife species, the local media reported on Tuesday.

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30-Apr-2015 to 10:25

Botswana expects relatively warm winter

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Department of Meteorological Services (DMS) said Thursday that a relatively warm winter is expected countrywide.

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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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