ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

26-Mar-2015 to 19:28

Botswana pushes for transparency over ivory stockpiles

APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Botswana's Wildlife Minister, Tshekedi Khama on Thursday said he would push for 30 countries attending the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in Kasane village in the north of the country to commit to publishing their ivory stockpiles and opening them for audit.

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26-Mar-2015 to 19:14

Botswana questions China's commitment on ivory ban

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswna's Minister of Wildlife and Tourism Tshekedi Khama on Thursday questioned China’s decision to ban ivory trade for a year, saying Beijing does not give the assurance that the measure will remain in place after one year.

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24-Mar-2015 to 15:52

Flood-stricken Mozambique offers food aid to Malawi victims

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The government of Mozambique has offered food assistance valued at US$50,000 to support the flood victims, APA learns here on Tuesday.

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24-Mar-2015 to 13:01

Nigeria: Shell urges tackling of challenge posed by oil thieves

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company, has warned that no amount of money spent in the cleaning up of the environment of the Niger Delta will achieve its goal until the problem of oil thieves in the region is tackled.

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24-Mar-2015 to 10:35

Botswana: Elephant poaching becomes sophisticated – Official

APA-Gaborone-Botswana — Elephant poaching is becoming sophisticated as it now involves syndicates, the Daily News newspaper reported here on Tuesday.

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23-Mar-2015 to 16:54

Malawi’s dwindling water worries President Mutharika

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi President Peter Mutharika has expressed concern over the state of water despite having the third of the country covered with the natural resource.

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20-Mar-2015 to 19:42

Mozambique forestry project gets W/Bank support

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The World Bank's lending arm, the International Finance Corporation, (IFC) has agreed to support the forestry investment project of Portucel Moçambique, APA learns Friday.

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