24-Sep-2020 to 21:05

Virtual naming ceremony for Rwandan baby gorillas

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Gorilla naming ceremony, an annual event aimed at promoting conservation efforts for the Mountain gorillas one of the world’s most endangered species was held virtually late on Thursday as the novel coronavirus pandemic persists in the region an official told APA in Kigali.

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05-Sep-2020 to 11:08

Sudan declares emergency after floods

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan has declared a state of emergency after heavy torrential rains caused floods and a swelling of the River Nile and displaced thousands of people, APA can report on Saturday.

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26-Aug-2020 to 14:40

Weather: Unusually dry spell expected in E/Africa

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A drier than usual season is expected in most East African countries, including Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, most of Uganda, Kenya, southern, central and north-western Somalia and southern Ethiopia between October and December this year.

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13-Aug-2020 to 14:07

Ethiopia: 5 billion tree seedlings planted within two months

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia has planted five billion tree seedlings over the past two months as part of the national Green Legacy Initiative, the country’s Prime Minister has disclosed.

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03-Aug-2020 to 15:13

Senegal: VAT exemption for energy production equipment

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The government of Senegal has, through an inter-ministerial decree, exempted from Value Added Tax (VAT), a list of 22 materials used in the production of renewable energy from solar, wind and biogas.

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02-Aug-2020 to 16:48

Ethiopia plants over two million tree seedlings

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — More than two million tree seedlings were planted on Sunday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa as part of the country’s larger reforestation initiative spearheaded by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

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21-Jul-2020 to 17:15

Nestlé allocates CFA 1.5bn to restore Ivorian forest cover

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Nestlé, an agri-food group operating in Cote d'Ivoire, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ivorian Ministry of Water and Forests for the restoration of the country's forest cover, through the rehabilitation project of the classified forest of Cavally (West), for an investment of more than 1.5 billion CFA francs, according to a note sent Tuesday to APA.

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