ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

25-Jul-2022 to 14:41

AU members adopt common position on energy

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African Union member states have adopted an African Common Position on Energy Access and Just Transition that sets out a pathway to accelerate universal energy access and transition for the continent without compromising its development imperatives.

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21-Jul-2022 to 10:10

Victoria Falls’ heritage status at risk over commercial activities – UNESCO

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The United Nations has warned that the Victoria Falls could lose its world heritage site status unless the governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe immediately halt plans to develop commercial projects near the tourist attraction.

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20-Jul-2022 to 10:59

Namibia inks cheetah relocation deal with India

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia and India and Namibia have entered into a pact under which the southern African country will donate several cheetahs to the Asian nation where the animal has been extinct since the early 1950s, according to reports monitored here.

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19-Jul-2022 to 18:41

USAID chief to visit drought-stricken East Africa

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — USAID official Samantha Power is set to East Africa, a region where an unprecedented drought is pushing millions to the brink of starvation and where food insecurity is being further exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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19-Jul-2022 to 18:19

$60m boost for climate-resilient schemes in Gambia, Benin

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Green Climate Fund has cleared $60 million in funding to support climate-resilient initiatives designed to change lives in two of West Africa's smallest nations - The Gambia and Benin.

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19-Jul-2022 to 17:49

Nigeria and Gabon champion biodiversity conservation using traditional knowledge

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The governments of Nigeria and Gabon have underscored the need to dramatically increase financing for the expansion and improved management of protected areas in Africa as a global resource critical for all people.

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15-Jul-2022 to 16:21

AU wants holistic approach to plug Africa's energy deficit

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union (AU) on Friday said Africa requires a holistic approach to meet the continent's energy demand.

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