Sustainability

Kenya:Illegal Structures Demolished As Govt Steps Up Efforts to Clean Nairobi River

April 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nairobi News] A taskforce formed to spearhead the clean-up of Nairobi River on Friday oversaw the flattening of illegal structures put up on the river bed.

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Nigeria:Nigerian Govt Begins Ogoni Clean-Up in August

April 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Premium Times] The federal government is to begin the remediation phase of oil impacted sites in Ogoniland in August, Marvin Dekil, the Coordinator of the Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project (HYPREP), has said.

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Nigeria:Lagos Plans 57 Collection Centres to Reduce Plastic Pollution

April 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Vanguard] The Lagos State Government says it will establish collection centres in 57 council areas to reduce plastic pollution across the state.

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Africa:Rare Bee Offers Hope of Clean Alternative to Toxic Chemicals

April 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -When Veronica Harwood-Stevenson gambled her life savings on research into a rare species of bee, she had no way of knowing whether it would pay off.

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Nigeria:Rivers Residents, Clo Seek End to ‘Black Soot’ Menace

April 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -Rivers State residents and the Civil Liberty Organisations (CLO) yesterday staged a protest seeking an end to the soot menace.The protesters, including women, children, youths and the elderly, worried by the unending ‘black so…

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Malawi:Flush Floods Wash Away Over 300 Hectares of Crops in Nkhata Bay

April 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhata Bay -Over 300 hectares of crops in Nkhata Bay District have been washed away by flush floods due to continuous heavy rains that hit the district for the past five days.

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Namibia:Residents Reject Prepaid Water Meters

April 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Namibian] Hundreds of Katima Mulilo residents held a peaceful demonstration yesterday, rejecting the prepaid water meters which the town council has started to install here.

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Africa:Putting Our Money Where Our Mouth Is – Financing Loss and Damage

April 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] When climate change impacts strike, they hit vulnerable populations and developing countries first and worst. These are the same populations that are least responsible for causing climate change, and yet most frequently lac…

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Malawi:Picture of Flood Victim Kneeling On Chilima Feet Goes Viral

April 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nyasa Times] A picture of a flood victim in Karonga kneeling on the feet of Vice-President Saulos Chilima, who is also Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs, in appreciation for relief food and other items he presented to him and other …

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Namibia:Kupferberg – Final Destination for All Things Disposable

April 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Namibian] Driving into Kupferberg, one is greeted by a strong smell of waste, with some of the workers walking around with masks, while others have become so accustomed to the smell that they no longer wear any protection.

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