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Zimbabwe: 22 Homes Destroyed As Heavy Rains Hit Mhondoro-Ngezi

Wed, 2021-11-17 17:27
[New Zimbabwe] At least 22 families in Mhondoro-Ngezi were left homeless and food insecure after heavy rains destroyed housing structures, food stocks and valuable property.

Namibia: Uranium Drilling Permits in Aquifer Cancelled

Wed, 2021-11-17 16:10
[Namibian] The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reform has cancelled two prospecting permits once issued to, Headspring Investments that was seeking to find uranium in the Stampriet artesian basin.

Namibia: Namibia's Future Leaders Deliberate On Climate Change

Wed, 2021-11-17 14:59
[New Era] Delegates to the recent United Nations (UN) general assembly, held in Windhoek, have agreed, among others, that the use of fossil fuels is damaging the ozone layer at an alarming speed, thereby contributing to ongoing global warming.

Africa: Environmental Racism - COP26 Failed the Indigenous People of the World #AfricaClimateCrisis

Wed, 2021-11-17 14:04
[Daily Maverick] Despite the 26th Conference of the Parties in Glasgow being touted before the event as the 'most inclusive' COP yet, indigenous leaders feel their voices have once again not been heard.

Gambia: COP26 Outcome - What Was Actually Agreed in the Glasgow Climate Pact!

Wed, 2021-11-17 12:03
[The Point] On Saturday evening negotiators from almost every country in the world gathered in Glasgow to agree on a path forward for tackling global warming.

Gambia: Climate Change - the Importance of Intergenerational Conversations

Wed, 2021-11-17 12:02
[The Point] These days one of the activities that takes up a lot of my time asa semi-retiree is board meetings.

Cameroon: 'There Is No Positive Feeling That COP26 Was a Game Changer'

Wed, 2021-11-17 11:31
[Cameroon Tribune] Bessike Balinga Michael, Expert in Environment, current team leader for Combatting Wildlife Crime, Biodiversity and Low Emissions Development in Ghana.

Rwanda: Farmers Predict Poor Yields in Wake of Unusual Dry Spell

Wed, 2021-11-17 11:06
[New Times] Unexpected dry spell in seasons where rains are usually plenty is hurting the fortunes of farmers in the Eastern Province.

Zimbabwe: Chiredzi, Mwenezi Farmers Combat Climate Change Through Hybrid Forecasting

Wed, 2021-11-17 11:00
[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund (ZRBF) is assisting farmers in Chiredzi and Mwenezi districts in Masvingo province in hybrid forecasting to combat climate change.

Kenya: African Union Sets Up Nairobi Situation Room to Help Mitigate Weather Disasters

Wed, 2021-11-17 09:19
[VOA] Nairobi -- With the Earth becoming warmer and weather events more extreme, the African Union has set up a disaster operation center in Nairobi to help monitor major hazards and provide regional early warnings for drought, floods, extreme rainfall, food insecurity, and pests like the desert locust.

Uganda: COP26 Message for Uganda

Tue, 2021-11-16 19:33
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- As the UN climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, came to a somewhat disappointing close on Nov.12, indigenous community rights activists gathered outside the offices of banking giants, JPMorgan Chase, in Glasgow, to demand big banking institutions stop financing oil and gas projects in sensitive ecosystems around the world.

Seychelles: Seychelles Disappointed With Outcomes of UN Climate Change Conference, Official Says

Tue, 2021-11-16 19:31
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles is disappointed with the outcome of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26, which a top government official said on Tuesday is unlikely to lead to the world containing global warming within 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Tanzania: Climate Change Impacts Fuel GBV - Right Activists

Tue, 2021-11-16 19:30
[Daily News] IMPACTS of climate change has been mentioned as one of the factors which fuel sexual gender based violence among girls and women, it has been established.

Namibia: Geingob Joins Guterres' No-Coal Push

Tue, 2021-11-16 15:32

Southern Africa: N$170m Climate-Change Windfall for SADC

Tue, 2021-11-16 15:32
[Namibian] THE National Assembly (NA) last week approved a regional treaty on climate change which will seeNamibia benefit from a N$170 million climate-change resilience fund sponsored by the Germangovernment.

Nigeria: 'Kalu for President' Posters Flood Umuahia

Tue, 2021-11-16 14:02
[Premium Times] Mr Kalu's media aide says the senator has not declared his intention to contest for president in 2023.

Africa: How Farmers Use Agroforestry to Fight #AfricaClimateCrisis

Tue, 2021-11-16 14:02
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Climate change, combined with economic hardship is contributing to acute global food insecurity, hunger, and poverty, but solutions such as climate-resilient crops and agricultural practices raise hope.

Africa: The Leaders of Tomorrow Are Speaking Up Today On the Climate Crisis, and We Must Heed Their Calls

Tue, 2021-11-16 12:56
[Daily Maverick] Recently, climate activism has been characterised by the involvement and leadership of young people, and for good reason. While the immediate effects of climate change are already visible, our future world will bear the brunt of the climate crisis. It is against this backdrop that the leaders of tomorrow are choosing to speak up today, and it's time we started to heed their calls.

Africa: When a Talking Dinosaur Addressed the UN On the Climate Crisis

Tue, 2021-11-16 12:01
[Daily Maverick] On 26 October 2021, a velociraptor by the name of 'Frankie' burst into the rotunda of the UN General Assembly Hall in New York and took the podium with a simple but pressing message for the international diplomats: 'Don't choose extinction.'

Egypt: Social Solidarity Minister Urges Urgent Aid to Citizens Affected By Bad Weather in Aswan

Tue, 2021-11-16 11:24
[Egypt Online] Social Solidarity Minister Nevine Kabbage directed on Monday 15/11/2021 relief teams in Aswan to provide urgent aid for citizens, who have been affected by bad weather that hit the governorate on Friday12/11/2021.