Sustainability

Africa: Famine Stalks Millions As Acute Hunger Rises Globally

June 21, 2021 | Source: VOA

[VOA] Geneva — The World Food Program warns tens of millions of people, mainly in Africa, are teetering on the brink of famine because of conflict, climate shocks and economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Kenya: Meru Among Finalists in Global Competition

June 21, 2021 | Source: Nation

[Nation] Meru County government has entered the final round in a global competition for a Sh100 million award to carry out a project on waste management and climate change mitigation.

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Kenya: Govt Hopes New Dams Will Bring Peace in Restive North

June 21, 2021 | Source: Nation

[Nation] The national government has started a dam building project targeting areas prone to inter-clan conflict in the north.

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Mauritius: Rivière-des-Anguilles – The long road to the dam

June 21, 2021 | Source: L'Express

[L’Express] The new budget is dusting off the Rivière-des-Anguilles dam project, but this time with a much higher price tag of Rs9.4 billion for the dam and a water treatment plant. Since it was first floated in 2009, this project has witnessed a serie…

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Uganda: Bunyoro Farmers Urged to Plant More Trees

June 19, 2021 | Source: Monitor

[Monitor] Environment activists under their umbrella body, Umoja Conservation Trust have embarked on a campaign to save and conserve the environment in the Albertine districts of Hoima, Kikuube, Masindi, Buliisa, Kiryandongo, Greater Kibaale and the su…

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South Africa: Residents Breathe Easier as Engen Refinery to Close

June 19, 2021 | Source: New Frame

[New Frame] Long-suffering South Durban Basin communities have welcomed the decision to convert the oil refinery to a storage facility but activists worry the polluting will continue.

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South Africa: East London Residents Say They Live in Filth

June 18, 2021 | Source: GroundUp

[GroundUp] Rubbish strewn and sewage flooded streets are a daily curse in Duncan Village

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Namibia: Elephant Harasses Ngoma Community

June 18, 2021 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] AN ELEPHANT that crosses from Botswana at night has been harassing community members at Ngoma village in the Zambezi region for a year.

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Namibia: Elephant Harasses Ngoma Community

June 18, 2021 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] AN ELEPHANT that crosses from Botswana at night has been harassing community members at Ngoma village in the Zambezi region for a year.

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Namibia: Elephant Harasses Ngoma Community

June 18, 2021 | Source: Namibian

[Namibian] AN ELEPHANT that crosses from Botswana at night has been harassing community members at Ngoma village in the Zambezi region for a year.

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