ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

27-Nov-2021 to 11:50

S/Africa: Ramaphosa informs House of $8.5bn COP26 deal

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s transition from coal to clean energy has kicked off with a multibillion-dollar aid which was subject to negotiations, and “did not mean the country must accept any unfavourable terms,” President Cyril Ramaphosa has told Parliament in Cape Town.

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27-Nov-2021 to 11:41

Senegal switches to energy saving mode

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese government will implement an ambitious scheme to replace incandescent lamps with low-energy bulbs.

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26-Nov-2021 to 11:58

Ramaphosa explains $8.5b COP26 deal to parliamentarians

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s transition from coal to clean energy has kicked off with a multibillion-dollar aid package that is subject to negotiations and “did not mean the country must accept any unfavourable terms,” President Cyril Ramaphosa has told Parliament in Cape Town.

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10-Nov-2021 to 11:23

Global push to abandon fossil fuels ‘unfair’ for S/Africa - Minister

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Expecting South Africa to go green from its heavy reliance on 75 percent fossil fuel energy by 2030 would “be unfair,” Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday.

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24-Oct-2021 to 12:00

S/Africa to lobby for investment at UN climate meeting – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Developing countries will need more investment to assist them to implement their plans for a transition to low carbon emission economies, and South Africa plans to take advantage of the forthcoming climate conference to lobby for funding, a cabinet minister said on Sunday.

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24-Oct-2021 to 09:40

Greenpeace calls on AU to stop deforestation in DRC

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Industrial logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could severely disturb rainfall patterns across sub-Saharan Africa and bring about more extreme weather, including intense droughts and flash floods, claims Greenpeace in a letter sent to the African Union.

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21-Oct-2021 to 09:06

Weather watchdog activates highest alert for heavy rainfall in Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Meteorology Agency on Tuesday issued a red warning for rainstorms over the next three days in several parts across Northern, Western and Southern provinces of the country.

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