Sustainability

Kenya: Marriot Urges MPs to Prioritize Bills On Drought and Election Financing.

December 1, 2022 | Source: Capital FM

[Capital FM] Nairobi — United Kingdom High Commissioner to Kenya Ambassador Jane Marriot has underscored the need for the Parliament to fast-track and approve the pending National Disaster Risk Management Bill and the Election Campaign Finance legisla…

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South Africa: Cape Town Mayor Bullish On Solving City’s Sewage Crisis but Residents Say Much More Needs to Be Done

December 1, 2022 | Source: Daily Maverick

[Daily Maverick] The city still has numerous sewage pollution issues, but Geordin Hill-Lewis is ‘on the right track’, says expert.

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South Africa: White Butterflies Are Filling Johannesburg’s Skies Earlier Than Usual. Climate Change Is to Blame

December 1, 2022 | Source: The Conversation Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Each year around mid-summer, somewhere between December and mid-January, the skies of South Africa’s Gauteng province, including the city of Johannesburg, fill with small white butterflies. Some land in people’s gardens, allow…

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Ethiopia: African Development Fund Approves $13.95 M Grant for Borana Resilien

December 1, 2022 | Source: Addis Standard

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba — The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a $13.95 million grant to the Government of Ethiopia to implement the first phase of a livelihood improvement project for pastoralist communities in Eth…

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Ghana: Stakeholders Discuss Volta Basin Flood, Drought Reduction Strategies

December 1, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] A national workshop for the development of the Volta basin flood and drought risks reduction and management strategy is underway in Accra.

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Ghana: Stakeholders Discuss Volta Basin Flood, Drought Reduction Strategies

December 1, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] A national workshop for the development of the Volta basin flood and drought risks reduction and management strategy is underway in Accra.

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South Africa: Court Reserves Judgment in Oil Giant’s Seismic Survey Case #AfricaClimateCrisis

December 1, 2022 | Source: allAfrica

[allAfrica] Cape Town — The Eastern Cape High Court has reserved judgment in the leave to appeal application by the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Impact Africa and Shell, Engineering News reports. The parties sought to appeal a ruling by t…

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Seychelles: Coastal Rehabilitation – Second Phase of Projects in Seychelles Begin in 2023

December 1, 2022 | Source: Seychelles News Agency

[Seychelles News Agency] The second phase of two coastal rehabilitation projects in Seychelles will kick off next year, while the island nation eyes a new blue barrier concept in its fight in mitigating coastal erosion, said a top official.

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East Africa: Lake Victoria Fisheries Groups Get Life-Saving Gadgets

December 1, 2022 | Source: Daily News

[Daily News] Bukoba — FISHERIES groups conducting their businesses around Lake Victoria have a reason to smile, following efforts to train and equip them with life-saving gadgets.

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South Africa: Approved Package to Address Damage Caused By Metal Theft

November 30, 2022 | Source: SAnews.gov.za

[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) has announced the approval by Cabinet of a comprehensive package of measures to address the damage caused by metal theft to public infrastructure and the economy by restricting an…

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