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Ghana: 50 Tidal Wave Victims Relocate to Dzetagba

Fri, 2021-04-16 14:35
[Ghanaian Times] Fifty out of more than 700 people displaced by tidal waves affecting their communities in the Ketu South Municipality prior to the Easter celebrations have relocated to Dzetagba (salt lagoon) and are engaging in fishing and salt mining.

Liberia: 'Liberia's Investment Climate Is Ripe With Abundance of Untapped Natural Resources' - VP Howard-Taylor Tells United States Investors

Fri, 2021-04-16 13:18
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Vice President of the Republic of Liberia Jewel Howard-Taylor has addressed the Equity for Africa Summit organized by the Liberty University in Washington DC, the United States.

Liberia: Storm Leaves Hundreds Homeless in Bomi Township

Fri, 2021-04-16 13:18
[FrontPageAfrica] Bomi County -- A severe night-time storm that swept across Zepeh Clan, Senjeh District, Bomi County on Tuesday, April 13 left widespread damage, blowing off roofs and leaving some homes uninhabitable.

Liberia: Liberia's Investment Climate Is Ripe With Abundance of Untapped Natural Resources

Fri, 2021-04-16 12:59
[New Dawn] -VP Howard-Taylor tells United States investors

Tanzania: Kabaddi - Downpour Disrupts Indo-Tanzania Tournaments

Thu, 2021-04-15 13:46
[Daily News] AFTER the downpour disrupted the Indo-Tanzanian Kabaddi friendship game over the weekend, the organisers are now plan to stage it in the near future.

South Africa: SA Has 'Sufficient Water in Storage'

Thu, 2021-04-15 11:33
[] Although South Africa is beginning to see a slight decline in dam levels, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has assured that the country has sufficient water to see it through the dry winter season.

Seychelles: Islands Development Company Lights Up Two More of Seychelles' Outer Islands With Solar Power

Wed, 2021-04-14 19:16
[Seychelles News Agency] The Islands Development Company (IDC) is on track to having all the islands it manages in Seychelles running solely on green energy after the inauguration of solar farms on Astove and Farquhar islands.

Africa: President El-Sisi Participates in Virtual Leaders' Dialogue On the Africa Covid-Climate Emergency

Wed, 2021-04-14 14:43
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi participated today via video conference in the high-level meeting organized by the African Development Bank (AFDB) in cooperation with the Global Center on Adaptation under the title "Leaders' Dialogue on the Africa Covid-Climate Emergency".

Nigeria: NiMet Predicts Three Days of Sunshine, Thunderstorms Across Nigeria

Wed, 2021-04-14 12:14
[Premium Times] "Cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine are expected over the Inland cities of the South..."

Rwanda: Weatherman Explains Waterspout Phenomenon in Lake Ruhondo

Wed, 2021-04-14 11:29
[New Times] Rwanda Meteorology Agency has explained the waterspout, a weather phenomenon locally known as "Isata", which was experienced on April 13, in Lake Ruhondo, saying it was caused by weather patterns in Burera district.

Seychelles: Diplomats See Climate Change, Security Risks, Business Opportunities On Trip to Seychelles' Outer Islands

Wed, 2021-04-14 09:43
[Seychelles News Agency] The visit to some of Seychelles' outer islands by a group of foreign diplomats was a great opportunity to better demonstrate the challenges the island nation faces, especially in maritime security and climate change, Sylvestre Radegonde, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, said Tuesday.

Uganda: Living Dangerously - the Plight of Ntoroko Flood-Affected Families

Wed, 2021-04-14 09:38
[Monitor] More than 150 families, part of the 10,000 people who were displaced by the floods two years ago after water levels in Lake Albert rose, are living in a dire condition.

Kenya: Farmers Using Community Seed Banks to Fight Climate Change

Wed, 2021-04-14 08:40
[Nation] Climate change is occasioned by erratic weather conditions which present numerous challenges in the food sector, resulting in acute food shortages.

Namibia: Youth Embark On a 'Green Namibia'

Tue, 2021-04-13 21:14
[New Era] Charles Tjatindi

Rwanda: Normal Rainfall Expected in the Next 10 Days

Tue, 2021-04-13 12:39
[New Times] Most parts of Rwanda will experience normal rains associated with thunder and moderate wind until April 20, according to the forecast from Rwanda Meteorology Agency.

Angola: Government, Unfao Mobilise Resources to Tackle Locust Swarms

Tue, 2021-04-13 12:33
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The fight against the plague of locusts affecting the southern region of Angola will involve airborne resources to spray the affected regions with insecticides, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said, adding to the efforts of the Angolan government.

Somalia: How Climate Insecurity Could Trigger More Conflict

Tue, 2021-04-13 10:31
[The Conversation Africa] Climate change effects such as droughts, flash floods, erratic rainfall, disruption to the monsoon seasons, strong winds, cyclones, sandstorms, dust storms and increased temperature are being experienced across Somalia. These effects are affecting livelihoods, and contributing to local grievances and community tensions.

Tanzania: Villagers Along Lake Victoria Lament Over Plastic Waste

Tue, 2021-04-13 10:22
[Citizen] Sengerema -- In Chifunfu Village along the shores of Lake Victoria, life looks pretty busy.

Tanzania: Floods Kill Three As Tma Warns of Heavy Rains

Tue, 2021-04-13 10:05
[Daily News] THREE people have passed away after being swept by flooding rain waters in Tarime District, Mara Region over the weekend.

Zimbabwe: Defiant Villagers Battle to Stop Chinese Coal Project

Mon, 2021-04-12 17:02
[Zimbabwe Standard] Dinde is a sprawling, poverty-stricken community located 40km east of Hwange along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls road.