Sustainability

Zimbabwe:Lad Recounts Crocodile Attack Horror

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[The Herald] Hardlife had indeed a hard life at a very tender age. He had to wrestle a crocodile that devoured his leg while he was attempting to cross a river on his way to school.

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Nigeria:We Stand By You, Osinbajo Tells Flood Victims in Bayelsa, Rivers

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Guardian] Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has assured flood victims in Bayelsa and Rivers States that the Federal Government is committed to alleviating their pains.

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Nigeria:It’ll Take a Decade to Reverse Damage in Niger Delta, Says Buhari

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Guardian] President Muhammadu yesterday stated that it would take a decade of government attention to reverse the damage to environments in parts of the Niger Delta region.

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Tanzania:New Radar to Boost Accurate Weather Reports

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has signed a contract worth US 2.5 million dollars (about 5.5bn/-) with United States of America’s Enterprise Electronics Corporation (EEC) for installation of a weather radar at Mikindani area in M…

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South Africa:Strong Winds Whip Western Cape, Blow Truck Over

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[News24Wire] Strong winds whipping the Western Cape blew a truck over in Klawer on Saturday morning, provincial traffic officials confirmed.

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Zimbabwe:Forest Regulations, Laws and Statutory Instruments in Zim

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has a very high level of biodiversity, and the dominant forest ecosystems in the country can be loosely grouped into Flora Zambeziaca and Afromontane phyto-regions and exotic plantations found in the Eastern Highlands, Manicaland …

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Nigeria:It’ll Take Decades to Reverse Environmental Problem in Niger Delta – Buhari

October 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the environmental problems in the Niger Delta region that have affected livelihood of the people will linger for long before it could be reversed.

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Rwanda:Rwanda Leverages Green Climate Fund’s Opportunities to Fast-Track Sustainable Development

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[IPS] Kigali -In a move to achieve its green growth aspirations by 2050, Rwanda has placed a major focus on promoting project proposals that shift away from “business as usual” and have a significant impact on curbing climate change while attracting pr…

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Africa:Africa Remains Resolute Heading to COP 24

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[IPS] Nairobi -In December 2015, nations of the world took a giant step to combat climate change through the landmark Paris Agreement. But African experts who met in Nairobi, Kenya at last week’s Seventh Conference on Climate Change and Development in …

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Africa:Climate Change and Poverty in Africa

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[ISS] Human activity has caused the temperature of the Earth and its atmosphere to rise by about 1°C above pre-industrial levels, triggering fundamental changes to the planet’s physical and social landscapes. On 8 October an Intergovernmental Panel on …

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