Sustainability

South Africa:Cape Town Could Run Out of Water By April

January 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Deutsche Welle] The South African city of Cape Town could soon dry up after dismal rainfall left city dams almost empty. Residents and visitors are being asked to restrict usage of water even further.

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South Africa:City of Cape Town Withdraws Drought Levy Proposal

January 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has scrapped the proposed introduction of a drought levy, after the proposal was withdrawn at a special sitting on Friday.

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Tanzania:India to Grant U.S. $500 Million for Tanzania Water Projects

January 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Citizen] At Least $87 -41 million will be dished out to the Mtwara regional authorities for implementation of water projects in the region.

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Africa:Near-Record Warm Temperatures Fuel Deadly, Costly Weather Events in 2017 – UN

January 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[UN News] The upward trend in global temperatures marked by record-shattering warmth in 2015 and 2016 kept pace last year, with the United Nations weather agency warning Thursday that the continued pressure on the Arctic in 2017 will have “profound and…

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Kenya:Human Rights Abuses Lead to Suspension of EU Funded Water Project

January 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The European Union has suspended the Sh3.6 billion Water Towers Protection and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Programme (WaTER), following the killing of a member of the Sengwer community by officers drawn from the Kenya…

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South Africa:Cape Residents Limited to 50 Litres of Water

January 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town residents will from February be limited to using 50 litres of water per person per day for the next 150 days, as “Day Zero” draws closer.

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Tanzania:Dar to Invest More in Water Basins Management

January 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Daily News] THE government plans to allocate enough funds during the 2018/19 fiscal year to boost management of water sources in the country’s nine water basins, the Minister for Water and Irrigation, Isack Kamwele, has said.

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Kenya:Mandera Leaders Criticise County’s Plan to Manage Boreholes

January 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nation] A storm is brewing in Mandera as the county government seeks to take charge of all water sources, such as boreholes, to boost revenue collection.

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Tanzania:Work Starts On Report About Coast

January 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The National Environment Management Council (Nemc) on Thursday set in motion the process of preparing the statutory report on the state of Mainland Tanzania’s coast to ensure inshore, onshore and offshore economic and social ac…

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Botswana:Police Link Elephants Attacks to Poaching

January 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Elephant attacks on human beings in some villages of the Okavango District are on the rise .

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