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    18-May-2018 to 17:27

    Experts predict El Nino-induced drought in Eswatini in 2018

    APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — There is a 50 percent chance of another drought in ESwatini and other southern African countries during the forthcoming 2018/19 farming season amid indications that the region could be hit by El Nino conditions again this year, weather experts warned on Friday.

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    16-May-2018 to 11:00

    AfDB bankrolls climate change projects in Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to provide Mozambique with about $15 million for projects resilient to climate change in Mozambique's southern provinces of Gaza and Maputo, over the next five years, APA can report on Wednesday.

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    08-May-2018 to 18:43

    SADC experts call for investment in water infrastructure

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Water experts from the Southern African Development community (SADC) are meeting in the Namibian capital Windhoek for a two-day workshop to share experiences and discuss opportunities for investment on transboundary cooperation within river basins in the region.

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    04-May-2018 to 12:20

    S/Africa’s black rhino translocated to Chad – Minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has translocated six black rhino from its Eastern Cape Province to the Central African state of Chad following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of biodiversity conservation and management between the two countries, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Friday.

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    01-May-2018 to 18:32

    Mozambique: FAO contributes €500, 000 to anti-logging campaign

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is to provide up to €500,000 for actions that contribute to reducing illegal logging in Mozambique.

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    30-Apr-2018 to 18:56

    Report blames ineptitude for Kenya's depleted forests

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya Forest Service (KFS) management and the board should be held to account for the massive depletion of forest cover in the country, a task-force said on Monday.

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    30-Apr-2018 to 13:05

    Mogadishu to host conference on illegal charcoal trade

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — High-level government officials, senior United Nations representatives, international and Somali environment experts, and international donor partners, will for the first time convene in Mogadishu for a milestone conference to stop the illegal trade, unsustainable production and use of charcoal in Somalia.

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