Sustainability

Botswana: Drought to Be Permanent Feature of National Budget

November 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government is developing a drought management strategy which will make drought a permanent feature of the national budget rather than an emergency.

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Uganda: Lightning Strikes Two Children Dead

November 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Monitor] Buikwe -Residents of Ndolwa Village in Nkokonjeru Town Council, Buikwe District are in shock after two children who were working in the family garden were killed by lightning during the Monday morning rainfall.

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West Africa: Fighting Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea Needs a Radical Rethink

November 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[The Conversation Africa] The Bonita had been anchored off Benin for several days, waiting for a berth in the port of Cotonou. On November 2, 2019 the crew had a traumatic awakening. Armed men boarded the vessel and kidnapped nine crew members. Only tw…

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Rwanda: Government Issues ‘Last Warning’ Over Domestication of Grey Cranes

November 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[New Times] Anyone in Rwanda who has domesticated a grey crane has until December to return the iconic bird to the wild or face legal action.

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Kenya: When Baboons Sent University Students Scampering for Safety

November 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nairobi News] A video clip has emerged showing some students of Multimedia University scampering for safety after a troop of baboons disrupted their game of basketball.

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Africa: Why Toilets Matter – The Transformational Benefits of Ending Outdoor Defecation

November 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[IPS] United Nations -Ending the practice of defecating in the open, rather than in a toilet, will have “transformational benefits” for some of the world’s most vulnerable people, says the UN’s partner sanitation body, the WSSCC (Water Supply and Sanit…

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South Africa: Hundreds Left Homeless By Pietermartizburg Tornado Struggle to Pick Up Their Lives

November 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[GroundUp] Hundreds of residents in Mpolweni outside Pietermaritzburg are struggling to put their lives back together in the aftermath of last week’s tornado.

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South Africa: Cooperative Governance Ensures Coordinated Approach to Address KwaZulu-Natal Floods

November 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Govt of SA] Government to ensure a coordinated multi-disciplinary approach to address the current disaster

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Zambia: The Young Activists Fighting Lead Pollution in Zambia

November 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[HRW] A new video just published by Zambian environmental activists confirms Human Rights Watch’s research on how a former industrial lead mine in their hometown of Kabwe has left a legacy of severe lead contamination. The youth activists, who work wit…

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Malawi: Pact Malawi Awarded $12 Million to Restore Biodiversity in Lake Malawi

November 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Pact Malawi has been awarded a grant of $12 million to implement a project called ‘Restoring Fisheries and Sustainable Livelihoods in Lake Malawi’ (REFRESH) by USAID to be implemented from 2019 to 2024.

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