Sustainability

Rwanda:Govt Seals Deal With Private Firm to Manage State Forests

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[New Times] Under the terms of the agreement, Sawmill East Africa will have rights to exploit the forests, produce furniture and other products as well as replant the forests.

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Ghana:AMA Launches Breathlife Campaign and Air Quality Management Plan

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Ghana Govt.] The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), in collaboration with Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has launched the BreatheLife Accra Project and the Air Quality Management Plan (AQMP) to address health challenges associated with…

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Kenya:How 638 Pieces of Ivory Were Cleared for Export

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nation] A Kenya Ports Authority employee has revealed that a container loaded with 638 pieces of ivory worth Sh382.7 million was not scanned before it was cleared for export.

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East Africa:Africa’s Chance to Boost Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[ISS] This year the Indian Ocean has seen a drop in piracy risks and an increase in maritime development and attention to the blue economy. This is largely thanks to improving maritime security.

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Tanzania:Chalinze Sanitation Woes Near End

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Citizen] Coast -Chalinze has set itself a deadline of ensuring that every household has a modern toilet by September 1.

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Nigeria:Nema to Map Communities Vulnerable to Disasters, Says DG

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[This Day] Kasim Sumaina in Abuja

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South Africa:Lion Bones and Predator Farming – Picking On the Carcass of SA Tourism

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Daily Maverick] Predator breeding using lions and other species could cost South Africa over R54-billion over the next 10 years in loss of tourism brand attractiveness. This is according to a scientific report about to be released by the South African…

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Kenya:Mombasa Resorts to Artificial Grass in Beautification Project

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nation] Mombasa County is now using synthetic turf on the lawns situated in the middle of the roads within the coastal town in its city beautification project.

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Sudan:Sudan Capital Awash After Heavy Downpours

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Gedaref -The Sudanese capital of Khartoum, at the confluence of the White and Blue Nile, experienced torrential rains that lasted for several hours, causing extensive flooding in much of the city, forcing services, shops, …

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South Africa:Shack Dwellers Too Scared to Shit

August 17, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[GroundUp] “When residents knock on my door at night and beg me to borrow the keys to the toilet, I refuse to open the door because I’m scared of being robbed,” says Nkosinathi Xekethwane. When he is available, he lets people know by leaving his door o…

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