Sustainability

Kenya: Met Warns Kenyans to Brace for Heavy Rains As Floods Kill 20

October 20, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nation] About 20 people have died following heavy rains across the country for several days.

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Africa: Expanding Sahara Leaves Broken Families and Violence in Its Wake

October 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[IPS] Bamako, Mali/Cotonou, Benin -Abdoulaye Maiga proudly displays an album showing photos of him and his family during happier times when they all lived together in their home in northern Mali. Today, these memories seem distant and painful.

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Africa: President Akufo-Addo Calls On African Leaders to Come Up With Solutions to Mitigate Climate Change

October 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Ghana Govt.] The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called on local governments and the global community to come up with practical solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Ghana: Climate Change, the Biggest Threat to Realising SDGs – President Akufo-Addo

October 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said climate change remains the biggest threat to the realisation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), especially in Africa.

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Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai Death Toll Set to Double – CPU

October 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[New Zimbabwe] Chimanimani -Tropical Cyclone Idai’s death toll is set to double to over 680 but the announcement will be done only after a five-year administrative wait, an official said.

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Zimbabwe: 1 Million More Zimbabweans Added to Poor Bracket – World Bank

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Ecotourism

[New Zimbabwe] Extreme poverty in Zimbabwe has risen to 34 percent, with 1 million more citizens now added to the existing 4.7 million, World Bank (WB) said in a recent Poverty and Equity brief.

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Africa: How the Oceans and the Cryosphere Are Under Threat and What It Means for Africa – IPCC Author Explains

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[IPS] Addis Ababa -“Special reports come to address issues that need deeper understanding and deeper research,” Dr James Kairo, one of the lead authors of the ‘Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate,’ a special report by the I…

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Africa: Making a Whale of a Difference to Marine Conservation

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[IPS] Sydney, Australia -The thrill of watching a whale up close or schools of dolphins frolicking in an ocean are much sought after experiences today, boosting the demand for tours that provide people the opportunity to see these marine animals in the…

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Malawi: VP Chimulirenji Donates Maize to Karonga Flood Victims

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nyasa Times] State Vice President, Everton Chimulirenji says government is committed to assisting people who were affected by floods during the 2018/19 rain season to reduce the impact of the disaster on their livelihoods.

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Africa: Governments, Donors and Investors Must Put Their Money Where Their Mouths Are On Gender and Climate Change

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[IPS] Nairobi -Climate change has a disproportionate impact on women and girls. This is clear when it comes to water, for instance. The Global Commission on Adaptation Report launched at the United Nations General Assembly last week states that the num…

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