Sustainability

Kenya: Earth Tremor Causes Panic in the Country

August 13, 2020 | Source: Nation

[Nation] A 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of Tanzania on Wednesday evening hit several areas in the Coast region and parts of Nairobi.

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Cameroon: Greenpeace Africa and Rainforest Rescue – Joint Statement Following the Suspension of Logging Plans for Ebo Forest

August 13, 2020 | Source: Greenpeace

[Greenpeace] The Cameroon Prime Minister’s office announced the suspension of logging plans in Ebo forest* on Tuesday, 11 August. The suspension of logging plans, which Greenpeace Africa called “a massacre”, leaves the fate of Ebo forest and the rights…

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Malawi: Four in for Allegedly Possessing Ivory

August 13, 2020 | Source: Nyasa Times

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police Service in Dedza and Balaka in collaborations with the Wildlife Crime Investigations Unit have arrested four people for allegedly being found in possession of ivory.

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Tanzania: Gold Mine in Songwe Commended for Protecting Environment

August 13, 2020 | Source: Daily News

[Daily News] IN a rare government endorsement, Deputy Minister of State in the Vice-President’s Office, (Union and Environment), Mr Musa Sima, congratulated Shanta Mining Company on good management of toxic waste by building a high-quality storage faci…

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Tanzania: Hope in Serengeti As Black Rhino Gives Birth

August 13, 2020 | Source: Daily News

[Daily News] THE rhino population in Western Serengeti could well be flourishing following the birth of an eastern black calf.

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Sudan: Sudan Expresses Adherence to Comprehensive Agreement On Filling and Operation Renaissance Dam

August 13, 2020 | Source: SNA

[SNA] Khartoum — Prime Minister, Dr. Abdulla Hamdouk chaired, Wednesday, the joint meeting of the Higher Committee for Negotiations on Renaissance Dam and the Sudanese Negotiation Team.

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Sierra Leone: EPA Chair Tours Northern Region

August 13, 2020 | Source: Concord

[Concord] The Executive Chairman of the Environment Protection Agency of Sierra Leone has undertaken a familiarization tour with the aim of identifying key environmental challenges in the Northern Region.

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Botswana: Okavango Elephant Crop Raids Decline

August 13, 2020 | Source: Botswana Daily News

[Botswana Daily News] Gumare — The Department of Wildlife and National Parks in the Okavango Sub-district has this year recorded fewer cases of crop destruction by elephants.

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Nigeria: Nigerian Developing Plan to Address Effects of Climate Change – Minister

August 13, 2020 | Source: Premium Times

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government is developing a gender-based plan that aims to address the vulnerability of Nigerian women to climate change, the Minister of Environment, Mohammad Mahmood, has said.

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Tanzania: Implementation of Water Projects Boost Availability in Rukwa

August 13, 2020 | Source: Daily News

[Daily News] THE Fifth Phase Administration has invested over 46.5bn/- on water projects in rural and urban areas in Rukwa region since it ascended into power in 2015.

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