Sustainability

Nigeria: Abuja Homeowners Bemoan Demolitions Without Compensation After Flood

August 17, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Premium Times] The Director of Finance of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Tony Okecheme, was swept away by a flood in August at Galadimawa Roundabout, Abuja. The incident made headline news, unlike a similar one involving a 17-year-old guard…

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South Africa: ANC Mulling Court Action Against Tshwane Council Over ‘Tainted’ Water

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[News24Wire] The ANC is mulling taking the DA-led coalition governing the Tshwane Metro to court over an Outa-commissioned analysis that found traces of E. coli in Hammansksraal’s water supply, the party said on Thursday.

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South Africa: Three Suspects Arrested for Dealing in Rhino Horns

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[SAPS] The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation deployed an integrated team of experts to execute search warrants in Gauteng in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, on Thursday, 15 August 2019, following months of investigating an alleged rhino horn…

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South Africa: Firefighter’s Quick Thinking Averts Possible Disaster in Early Morning Cape Town Fire

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[News24Wire] The quick thinking of a firefighter saved lives and property on Friday morning when he left an accident scene to investigate a blaze he could see in the vicinity of Samora Machel, City of Cape Town fire services said.

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Liberia: FDA Initiates Staff Capacity Building Program

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Observer] — 21 in-service forest rangers begin intensive training at FTI

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Kenya: Athi River’s Corridor Teems With Deadly Pollutants

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nation] The polluted Athi River has formed a long disease corridor as it snakes its way into the Indian Ocean, our two-month investigations have revealed.

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Namibia: Only 8% of Hungry Omusati Residents Received Drought Assistance

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[New Era] Outapi -Omusati governor Erginus Endjala yesterday revealed startling statistics that show that out of 33 930 households identified as needing drought relief assistance in the region, only 2 898 have benefited from the scheme during the month…

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South Africa: Alleged Rhino Horn Syndicate Masterminds Arrested

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[News24Wire] Three suspects, believed to be the masterminds behind an alleged rhino horn syndicate, are expected to appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

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Namibia: Man Nabbed for Possession of Elephant Tusk, Rhino Horn

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Namibian] A 31-YEAR-OLD Zambian man was arrested yesterday arrested at Mukuyu village after he was found in possession of one elephant tusk and a rhino horn.

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Namibia: Met Drills Borehole for Stranded Hippos

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Namibian] THE Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has drilled a borehole to pump water into the drying ponds to save the 63 hippos stranded in the Chobe River.

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