ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

04-Jun-2015 to 08:36

Botswana, Kenya in wildlife conservation accord

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana and Kenya are expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in environmental matters and wildlife conservation, APA learnt on Thursday.

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03-Jun-2015 to 19:15

Liberia: 14 Ghanaians held over forestry offense

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Fourteen Ghanaians have been arrested and incarcerated at the Monrovia Central Prisons on charges including theft and encroachment on the forest contrary to the laws of Liberia.

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03-Jun-2015 to 16:43

Cameroon designated to host regional climatology HQ

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Cameroon has been designated to host the headquarters of the Central Africa Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (CPAC-AC), APA learnt on Wednesday from the relevant departments of the Ministry of Transport.

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01-Jun-2015 to 18:37

Mozambique nabs suspected Chinese poachers

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Five Chinese citizens have been arrested in Mozambique in possession of two large calibre firearms, of the type used to kill large mammals such as rhinoceros or elephants, APA learnt Monday.

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28-May-2015 to 17:43

Botswana opposition plans water, power demo

APA - Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s main opposition party, the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) has told journalists in Gaborone on Thursday that it will mobilise against the current water and power crisis that has hit the Southern African country in recent weeks.

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28-May-2015 to 13:42

Zambia defends lifting of hunting ban

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The Zambian government on Thursday defended its decision to lift a two-year ban imposed on the commercial hunting of big cats, arguing that the move was taken in the interest of the country.

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28-May-2015 to 09:07

S/African police clamp down on rhino poachers

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Police Service (SAPS)’s efforts to curb rhino poaching at the world-renowned Kruger National Park in the north of the country continued to yield positive results, with the latest arrests of two suspected rhino poachers in Mpumalanga Province, SAPS said Thursday.

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