ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

23-Aug-2019 to 08:09

Big win for African elephants as ivory trade revival fails

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Attempts by Southern African elephant range states at CITES on Thursday to resume international sales of ivory stockpiles were rejected by governments at the 18th Conference of the Parties (CoP18) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

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21-Aug-2019 to 15:38

Botswana battles human-wildlife conflict

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is battling to contain conflict between humans and wildlife, especially elephants and buffalos, it has emerged.

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19-Aug-2019 to 19:29

Mauritanian army embarks on Nouakchott cleanup

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Mauritanian soldiers, on Monday, began clearing rubbish from streets and public squares in Nouakchott, a city clogged with garbage, APA reports in the Mauritanian capital.

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12-Aug-2019 to 12:36

Botswana in bid to benefit from UN climate fund

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — In a bid to fit climate change into all of its development drive, Botswana has launched a nationwide invitation for civil society to submit proposals for accreditation to the UN Climate Change Adaptation Fund.

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10-Aug-2019 to 16:55

Scanning the Gambian sky for rain

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — In his religious sermon shortly before leading Friday prayers, Imam Salifu Mbye entreats his hushed congregation in Sinchu Alhagie, 14km south of the Gambian capital Banjul to cup hands together and implore the high heavens for much needed rain.

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09-Aug-2019 to 11:03

Three Rwandans win African Ranger Awards

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Three Rwandan park rangers are among 50 park rangers who named recipients of the 2019 African Rangers Awards.

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05-Aug-2019 to 17:08

Mild quake hits Kigali and environs

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A mild quake lasting for several minutes was felt in the Rwandan capital city Kigali and its outskirts on Monday, but there was no reported damage, according to the state disaster management department.

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