Sustainability

South Africa: WWF Programme Seeks to Reduce Cape Wine Farms’ Strain On Floral Kingdom Biodiversity

October 27, 2021 | Source: Daily Maverick

[Daily Maverick] As a result of increased agricultural activity brought about by the expansion of the wine industry, the biodiversity of the floral kingdom is under threat in the Cape Winelands. A conservation programme by the WWF is now helping to ens…

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Egypt: Shoukry Calls for Raising Climate Ambitions At All Levels #AfricaClimateCrisis

October 27, 2021 | Source: Egypt Online

[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called for raising climate ambitions at all levels and asserted the importance of strengthening global climate action through adhering to promises to cut green gas emissions world-wide.

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Kenya: Feminists – No Progress in Global Warming Without Women’s Input

October 27, 2021 | Source: Nation

[Nation] Countries can achieve their commitments to limiting global warming if the crucial role of women in climate change mitigation strategies is recognised, feminists said on Monday.

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Madagascar: ‘Catastrophic’ Drought Is Claiming Lives – Global Action Urgently Required #AfricaClimateCrisis

October 27, 2021 | Source: AI London

[AI London] One of Madagascar’s worst droughts in history is devastating a population where 91% live below the poverty line

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Nigeria: Osinbajo Lauds Kano Waste Management Project

October 27, 2021 | Source: Daily Trust

[Daily Trust] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has lauded an integrated waste management project of the Kano State government which will transform waste to power, organic fertilizer, and other uses.

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Namibia: EU, City of Windhoek to Embark On Cleaning Campaign

October 27, 2021 | Source: Namibia Economist

[Namibia Economist] The European Union team in Namibia teamed up with the City of Windhoek, Hage Geingob Secondary School and Havana Primary School, Namibia Institute for Democracy and Physically Active Youth to host the Annual #CleanUp in Windhoek.

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Nigeria: Cop26 – a Pivotal Summit to Tackle Climate Change

October 27, 2021 | Source: Daily Trust

[Daily Trust] The UK city of Glasgow will host leaders from about 200 countries including business, philanthropic, climate campaigners and civil society to the United Nation’s global conference on Climate change from October 31st to November 12th, 2021…

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Namibia: Geingob to Lead Delegation to UN Climate Convention in Scotland

October 27, 2021 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob will lead Namibia’s delegation to the 26th conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 1 to 12 November.

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South Africa: Local Recyclers Win Global Award

October 27, 2021 | Source: GroundUp

[GroundUp] Two billion people around the globe don’t have their waste collected, and only 10% of waste is recycled in South Africa.

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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Elated By Upcoming UK Trip

October 27, 2021 | Source: New Zimbabwe

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa is elated by his pending trip to the United Kingdom to attend the 26th edition of the United Nations Climate Conference (COP 26) where he has not been able to set foot for a long time because of sanctions.

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