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Nigeria: Govt to Conduct Assessment Needs for Climate Change Mitigation

Thu, 2021-11-25 07:30
[Daily Trust] The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and other key stakeholders, are working on a needs assessment for climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Somalia: Somalia Calls for Urgent Humanitarian Assistance Over Deadly Drought

Wed, 2021-11-24 17:07
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on Tuesday night declares a state of humanitarian emergency in Somalia.

Africa: African Governments Urged to Invest More in Climate Change

Wed, 2021-11-24 17:02
[Ghanaian Times] African governments have been urged to invest more on climate change to protect the continent of the effects of the menace.

Liberia: EPA Executive Director, Prof. Wilson Tarpeh, Outlines Gains At the Cop 26 Conference Held in Glasgow

Wed, 2021-11-24 16:20
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Professor Wilson Tarpeh says from conversations during the sideline meeting at the COP 26 Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, between the Liberian delegation and development partners, Liberia is poised to benefit from its vast and untouched forests that is contributing towards combating climate change globally.

Somalia: State of Emergency Declared as Drought Worsens

Wed, 2021-11-24 15:29
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Somalia's government has declared a state of emergency in the country following a report submitted by a committee set up to evaluate the drought situation in the country. In a statement, Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble called on the Somali people, clerics, businesses and the international community to come to the aid of those affected.

Kenya: Donor Working Group Roots for Locally-Led Climate Adaptation Interventions #AfricaClimateCrisis

Wed, 2021-11-24 12:32
[Capital FM] The Devolution Donor Working Group has called for locally-led interventions to support adaptation to climate change and cushion rural communities from adverse effects.

South Sudan: Lacklustre Response Leaves People Dangerously Exposed in South Sudan Floods

Wed, 2021-11-24 12:03
[MSF] People in Bentiu, northern South Sudan, are facing outbreaks of infectious and waterborne diseases, increased food insecurity and malnutrition, due to some of the most severe floods in decades. A failure of humanitarian organisations and authorities to scale up the response quickly enough has left at least 152,000 displaced people in horrific living conditions. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on other humanitarian organisations in Bentiu, as well as the United Nations, the Ministry of He

Gambia: Climate Change Is a Youth Issue

Wed, 2021-11-24 12:01
[The Point] Climate change ranks among the most important dynamics shaping livelihoods of young people in The Gambia now and in the future.

Gambia: NEK to Start Wind Energy Developments in Gambia

Wed, 2021-11-24 11:32
[The Point] As is well known, The Gambia is pursuing very ambitious goals with regard to the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement as well as the results of the COP26 event in Glasgow.

South Africa: Climate Crisis Has an Embarrassing Problem That Only Markets and Private Sector Can Solve

Tue, 2021-11-23 16:46
[Daily Maverick] Born in Cape Town, Natale Labia lives in Milan, Italy, and writes on the economy and finance. Partner of private equity firm Lionhead Capital Partners. MBA from Università Bocconi. Supports Juventus.

South Africa: Water and Sanitation On Southern Cape Floods

Tue, 2021-11-23 16:43
[Govt of SA] Update on flooding situation in the Southern Cape

Zimbabwe: Strong Winds Leave Trail of Destruction in Hurungwe

Tue, 2021-11-23 12:38
[The Herald] Kariba Bureau

Nigeria: Nigeria Shouldn't Have Joined the Race to Net Zero

Tue, 2021-11-23 12:23
[Daily Trust] Abuja -- A report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change showed that limiting global warming 1.5°C, which scientific consensus suggests is the tipping point beyond which catastrophic climate change will occur, required global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to reach zero by 2050 and become net-negative thereafter. With these findings and increased pressure on governments from citizens to accelerate climate action, over 130 countries pledged to deliver Net Zero by 2050. At the 26th Conference of the Par

Zimbabwe: Traditional Weather Forecasting Helps Combat Climate Change

Tue, 2021-11-23 12:22
[The Herald] The need for retaining our indigenous knowledge systems in predicting seasonal forecast remains a very fascinating piece of development programming across the country, where continuous adaptation to climatic risks and impact is unavoidable.

Namibia: Above-Average Rainfall Expected

Tue, 2021-11-23 11:57
[New Era] The Namibia Meteorological Service (NMS) says most parts of the country will receive normal to above-normal rainfall during the 2021/2022 rainy seasons.

Gambia: World Children's Day - UNICEF Calls for Young People's Participation in Climate Change Policies

Tue, 2021-11-23 11:44
[Foroyaa] Evidence has consistently shown that while children and young people are the least responsible for climate change and its effects, they will bear the greatest burden of its impact.

Africa: Cop-Out 26 - Breaking the Paralysis of Hopelessness That Pervades Our Response to the Climate Crisis

Tue, 2021-11-23 11:35
[Daily Maverick] Jeff Rudin works at the Alternative Information & Development Centre (AIDC)

South Africa: Cloudburst Wreaks Havoc in George

Tue, 2021-11-23 11:20
[Daily Maverick] The George Municipality asked residents to use water for essential purposes only as two consecutive bursts in a raw water supply pipe saw the town's water supply dwindle to critical.

Tanzania: Extension Officers Urged to Provide Correct Weather Information

Tue, 2021-11-23 09:30
[Daily News] EXTENSION officers in the country have been advised to provide accurate weather forecasting information to farmers so that they can cultivate productive and sustainable agriculture instead of concentrating on arm-chair duties.

Nigeria: Climate of Fear

Tue, 2021-11-23 09:20
[Premium Times]

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