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Egypt: President El-Sisi Speech in Major Economies Forum On Energy and Climate Change Summit #AfricaClimateCrisis

Mon, 2022-06-20 13:09
[Egypt Online] "In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful"

Africa: Yes, More Than 7 Bee Species Are Endangered, but Extinction Wouldn't Mean an End to Strawberries, Avocados or Coffee

Mon, 2022-06-20 12:35
[Africa Check] A graphic circulating on social media claims that seven species of bee are "on the endangered species list". It adds that if all bees disappeared, strawberries, avocados, and coffee would also disappear.

Zimbabwe: 'Let's Combat Drought, Preserve Environment'

Mon, 2022-06-20 10:12
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE joined the rest of the world in commemorating the World Desertification and Drought Day on Friday, with the Government calling on everyone to participate in preserving and properly managing the environment.

Africa: World Has 'Gambled On Fossil Fuels and Lost', Warns Guterres

Mon, 2022-06-20 10:00
[UN News] The current global economic paradigm of infinite growth based on using up a finite amount of resources, such as fossil fuels, will only deliver a "permanent triple whammy of inflation, climate chaos and conflict", the UN chief warned on Friday.

Rwanda: CHOGM - Academics Call for Collective Action to Address Climate Change Effects

Mon, 2022-06-20 09:56
[New Times] At least 17 presidents of science academies have urged Commonwealth Heads of Government to take coordinated and equitable action to address climate change and biodiversity loss at the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to take place in Kigali from June 20 to June 26.

Nigeria: UN High-Level Climate Action Champion Rallies Support for Green Energy Transition

Mon, 2022-06-20 09:50
[This Day] The United Nations High Level Champion for COP26, Nigel Topping, has emphasised the importance of enhanced resilience to climate change, even as he rallied support for green energy transition during his two-day official visit to Nigeria.

Angola: Nation Faces Drought Emergency

Sat, 2022-06-18 22:19
[Maka] Humanitarian organizations are warning of an impending food emergency in southern Angola as the region faces the aftermath of the worst recorded drought in nearly half a century.

Africa: Africa's Role in Saving the World's Damaged Lands and Ecosystems

Sat, 2022-06-18 22:09
[Africa Renewal] In global battle against climate change and loss of biodiversity, Africa's success is crucial

Rwanda: Justice Minister Commends Arbitration in Climate Change-Related Disputes

Fri, 2022-06-17 11:59
[New Times] There is a need to opt for arbitration as climate change related disputes are set to increase, Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General has said.

Ghana: Establishment of Hydrological Authority Key to Addressing Flooding ... Asenso-Boakye to Parliament

Fri, 2022-06-17 11:40
[Ghanaian Times] The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye, has expressed the urgent need for a fundamental change in the country's approach in addressing hydrological challenges in the country.

Mozambique: Mozambique Annually Discards 100,000 Tonnes of Plastic

Fri, 2022-06-17 11:15
[AIM] The Minister of Land and Environment, Ivete Maibaze, revealed on 13 June that 100,000 tonnes of plastic waste are annually discarded into the environment, polluting the country's rivers and oceans. Maibaze, who was speaking in Maputo at a seminar on the impact of a plastic bag ban, pointed out that "of this amount, 17,000 tonnes go into rivers and oceans."

West Africa: How Climate Change, Overfishing and Covid Drove Irregular Migration From West Africa

Fri, 2022-06-17 07:50
[The Conversation Africa] Throughout 2020, 23,023 irregular immigrants arrived on the coast of the Canary Islands, 757% more than the previous year. In 2021 the figure fell slightly to 22,316 people but it is still much higher than previous years.

Africa: Around the Globe, As the Climate Crisis Worsens, Droughts Set In #AfricaClimateCrisis

Thu, 2022-06-16 16:14
[UNEP] As Riziki Bwanake walks along the Tana River Delta, the dry, dusty earth crunches beneath her feet. This part of eastern Kenya was once lush, home to a rich expanse of mangroves and an abundance of fish.

Ghana: Rains Inundate Parts of Accra

Thu, 2022-06-16 16:06
[Ghanaian Times] Parts of Accra again saw large swamps of running water on roads, heavy vehicular traffic, and disruption to work yesterday, following hours of downpour.

Liberia: 'Climate Change Presents Serious Disaster' #AfricaClimateCrisis

Thu, 2022-06-16 11:22
[New Dawn] Sokan Tells High School Students, Inspects Coastal Defense Project In Buchanan

Ethiopia: Looming Rainy Season in Northern Ethiopia to Bring More Risks of Disease and Hunger, As Aid Still Falls Short

Thu, 2022-06-16 11:17
[Oxfam] The upcoming rainy season in northern Ethiopia poses new and heightened threats as communities struggle to cope with ongoing conflict, displacement, hunger, and disease.

Zimbabwe: Tobacco Sales Down By 11,64% As Drought Effects Take Toll

Wed, 2022-06-15 12:47
[New Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales have so far recorded a 11,64% decline when compared to the same period last year, signifying reduced yields this selling season as effects of poor rains in the last selling season took a toll.

South Africa: What's Happening In South African News - June 15, 2022

Wed, 2022-06-15 11:19
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Rwanda: How Drought Affected Kayonza Farmers' Income

Wed, 2022-06-15 08:53
[New Times] Hadija Munganyinka, a farmer and a mother of three from Kayonza District recalls the difficult times she experienced without food after being affected by dry spells.

South Africa: KZN Flood Relief Donor Account Gets Over R3.6 Million

Tue, 2022-06-14 18:10
[] Over R3.6 million has been donated through a dedicated bank account opened by the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government towards the rebuilding process following the floods.