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Africa: Biosphere Reserves and Human Well-Being - Lessons from UNESCO's EVAMAB project

Thu, 2021-03-25 18:01
[The Conversation Africa] The uneasy relationship between humans and nature is in constant evolution, but we are now witnessing major ecological and climatic changes that affect all of us. In the current context, we need to develop new concepts and solutions, curb 'business as usual' practices and move toward a world that is more respectful of our environment and ultimately of ourselves.

Namibia: Ongwediva's Sewage Headache After Heavy Rains

Thu, 2021-03-25 13:14
[Namibian] RESIDENTS of New Reception at Ongwediva say they are fed up with sewage flowing up to their doorsteps.

Tunisia: Slightly Cloudy, Temperatures Up

Thu, 2021-03-25 13:09
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The weather Thursday is foggy early in the morning, notably on heights and areas near dams, forests and wadis and slightly cloudy elsewhere.The wind is blowing light to moderate and the sea is wavy to a bit choppy.Temperatures are slightly...

Zimbabwe: Ministry, Nust Ink Climate Deal

Thu, 2021-03-25 12:11
[The Herald] The Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry has signed a Partnership Agreement on climate change mainstreaming research programme with the National University for Science and Technology (NUST), an accord which seeks to roll out programmes and projects that supports climate adaptation.

South Africa: Minister Barbara Creecy - World Meteorological Day 2021

Wed, 2021-03-24 17:04
[Govt of SA] SAWS Board chairperson Ms. Nana Magomola,

South Africa: Minister Barbara Creecy - Fifth Ministerial Meeting On Climate Action

Wed, 2021-03-24 16:52
[Govt of SA] Allow me to take this opportunity to convey our gratitude to the organizers of this meeting, namely, China, Canada and the European Union. It is our pleasure to share our perspective on the topics selected for this year's MOCA.

Uganda: Govt Warns of Strong Floods, Destructive Rain

Wed, 2021-03-24 16:16
[Monitor] The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) has warned that some parts of the country are likely to experience strong winds and hailstorms as the rainy season sets in.

Angola: 7 000 Drought-Stricken Angolans Now Camping in Omusati

Wed, 2021-03-24 15:10
[Namibian] OMUSATI governor Erginus Endjala says more than 7 000 illegal Angolan immigrants are currently camping at various sites in the region due to food insecurity in their country.

Namibia: North Braces for More Rain

Wed, 2021-03-24 15:00
[New Era] Ongwediva -- Heavy rains are expected to persist this week in the northern parts of the country, weather forecaster at the Namibian Meteorological Services Odilo Kgobetsi said.

Malawi: Wateraid Malawi Calls On Govt to Prioritise Water in Its Climate Plans

Wed, 2021-03-24 13:33
[Nyasa Times] WaterAid Malawi has reiterated its emphasis on the need to take urgent actions to help poor communities adjust to changing weather patterns by calling on Malawi Government to prioritise water in its climate plans.

Kenya: Drought Fuelling Conflict in Turkana

Wed, 2021-03-24 10:40
[Nation] The drought ravaging the seven sub-counties in Turkana County is fuelling conflicts among residents over access to critical boreholes for water.

Ethiopia: Practical Efforts in Safeguarding Dwindling Forest Coverage

Tue, 2021-03-23 17:35
[Ethiopian Herald] Forests have had an important effect on the existence of mankind over the earth's surface. They have deeply affected the spiritual and religious life of the tribes living within them or nearby.

Uganda: Deputy CJ Tips Judges On Climate Justice

Tue, 2021-03-23 16:10
[Monitor] The Deputy Chief Justice, Richard Buteera, has urged judicial officers to exploit all avenues available to widen their knowledge on climate justice in order to have a broader understanding of the subject when they are adjudicating related disputes.

Namibia: More Heavy Storms Coming

Tue, 2021-03-23 14:02
[Namibian] THE Namibia Meteorological Service (NMS) has revealed that heavy storms will persist in the north-western and central-northern parts of the country in the coming weeks.

Namibia: Drivers Urged to Be Cautious Amid Floods

Tue, 2021-03-23 14:02
[Namibian] MONARCH Lifeguard and Emergency Services is advising drivers to seek information on water safety, especially during the rainy season.

Seychelles: Leaders of Seychelles, Qatar Meet and Discuss Climate Change, Tourism, Trade

Mon, 2021-03-22 12:29
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and Qatar are set to strengthen and diversify relations in several areas following talks between President Wavel Ramkalawan and Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, State House said on Sunday.

Tunisia: Very Cloudy and Rainy in Most Regions

Mon, 2021-03-22 11:55
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- The weather Sunday is sometimes very cloudy with stormy showers in the north, midland and locally in the south, with possible hail falls in some areas.The wind is blowing north in the north and midland and west in the south, relatively...

Ghana: Ghana's Bui Dam Raises Concerns - Again - About Hydro Power Projects

Mon, 2021-03-22 11:29
[The Conversation Africa] In the early years of African independence, hydroelectricity offered the promise of modernity and development. For then President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, the Akosombo Dam in Ghana (completed in 1965), in conjunction with the Aswan High Dam in Egypt (completed in 1970), would lead to the electrification of the continent. And it would help transform Ghana's economy and boost development.

Angola: Rain Claims Five Lives, Two Missing in Luanda

Mon, 2021-03-22 11:13
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Five dead, two missing, 2,770 people displaced and the overflow of retention basins are the data made available today (Friday), by the National Service for Civil Protection and Firefighters (SNPCB), following the rain that fell Tuesday over Luanda.

Kenya: When an Earth Tremor Brought Joy to Odinga's Supporters

Mon, 2021-03-22 08:42
[Nation] If it affects ODM leader Raila Odinga, you are sure to see his supporters showing their love for the politician in ways only they know.