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Nigeria:NIMET Predicts Thunderstorms, Rains Today

Tue, 2018-06-19 17:51
[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted possible thunderstorms over the central cities of the country, including Abuja, Jos, Lafia, Minna, Bida, Makurdi, Lafia and Ibi today.

South Africa:Here Are Cities Facing Biggest Threat From Climate Change

Tue, 2018-06-19 17:00
[News24Wire] Major South African centres are at risk from the effects of climate change, says an international report.

Cameroon:Oku White Honey - Production Records Drastic Drop

Tue, 2018-06-19 13:42
[Cameroon Tribune] At least 4,500 people have been affected by the climate change-induced decline, estimated at about 65 per cent.

South Africa:Cape Town Dam Levels Rise, but Too Soon to Relax

Tue, 2018-06-19 12:41
[News24Wire] Cape Town's dam levels have increased by 6,3% to a total of 38,1% of storage capacity, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson said on Monday.

Malawi:Climate Change Adaptation Crucial in Achieving SDGs - Minister

Tue, 2018-06-19 11:37
[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Aggrey Masi has underscored the need for Malawi to put emphasis on climate adaptation as it is key for sustainable development.

South Africa:Agroecology Points the Way Towards Resilience Against Climate Change

Tue, 2018-06-19 10:37
[Daily Maverick] The knowledge developed over centuries by indigenous people all over the world forms the basis of a new way of looking at the politics and production of food.

Kenya:Can You Remember the Last Time Nairobi Was This Cold? KoT Share Hilarious Jokes

Tue, 2018-06-19 08:51
[Nairobi News] City residents have camped on social media to rant at the cold weather experienced across Nairobi.

Kenya:Kenyans Told to Brace for Cold Season Over Next 3 Months

Mon, 2018-06-18 15:13
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Meteorological Department has warned of cold weather across the country for the next three.

Africa:Factbox - Conflicts and Climate Disasters Forcing Children Into Work - UN

Mon, 2018-06-18 13:12
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Years of conflict and climate disasters have pushed millions of children into work, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

South Africa:Gamtoos River Valley Farm Production to Suffer Due to Low Dam Levels

Mon, 2018-06-18 11:01
[News24Wire] stricken farmers predict that low dam capacity will have a negative effect on farm production in the Gamtoos River Valley in the Eastern Cape.

Kenya:Why Western Kenya Rally Was Postponed

Mon, 2018-06-18 10:51
[Nation] The next round of the 2018 Kenya National Rally Championship has been postponed because of poor weather.

Africa:Over 1000 International Delegates Gather in Cape Town to Find Ways of Adapting to Global Climate Change

Mon, 2018-06-18 10:17
[News24Wire] In the beginning the conversation about global climate change focused on cutting greenhouse gas emissions to keep Earth's temperatures from rising dangerously high.

Kenya:Brace for Cold Season - Weatherman

Mon, 2018-06-18 09:53
[Nation] Kenyans have been warned to brace themselves for cold mornings for the next three days, with temperatures expected to drop to 3 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country.

Africa:Why Africa Stands to Benefit If Rise in Global Temperatures Is Kept to 1.5°c

Fri, 2018-06-15 15:15
[The Conversation Africa] At the end of the century, if carbon emissions aren't reduced faster, the global temperature is likely to be 2.6°C to 4.8°C higher than it was in 1986-2005. Africa could be even hotter than that, to the tune of between 3℃ and 6℃.

Zimbabwe:'We Have Enough Water'

Fri, 2018-06-15 12:48
[The Herald] The rains are now over and it is once again that time of the year when the water harvested during the wet season counts. The dry season is a period when the country receives little to no rains and has to rely on water stored in reservoirs such as dams and weirs.

South Africa:National Drought Is No Longer a State of 'Disaster' - Government

Thu, 2018-06-14 17:53
[News24Wire] Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize on Wednesday announced that the national state of disaster had lapsed and would not be renewed.

South Africa:Flooding in Parts of Cape Town As Cold Front Hits

Thu, 2018-06-14 16:57
[News24Wire] Pre-frontal rain has caused flooding in parts of Cape Town, but no loss of life has been reported.

South Africa:Cape Town Officials On High Alert As Massive Cold Front Approaches

Thu, 2018-06-14 13:42
[News24Wire] Cape Town traffic officials are on high alert as a powerful cold front makes landfall, with significant rainfall expected.

Nigeria:Rainstorms Wreak Havoc in Ilorin

Wed, 2018-06-13 18:22
[This Day] The commencement of rainy season every year in the life of any community is always heralded with joy, hopes and aspirations that the year would be of a tremendous benefit to the socio well-being of that community. This belief however at times make many communities to mark the beginning of such season with enthusiasm that a new lease of life would come to their doorsteps in view of various programmes especially agricultural outing that would herald the beginning of the new rainy season in the New Year.

Africa:Why Climate-Smart Agriculture Is Crucial to Africa

Wed, 2018-06-13 17:48
[SciDev.Net] Nairobi -Agriculture is a risky business in Africa due to dangers such as uncertain weather and poor rural infrastructure but a new detailed guide on the status of and opportunities for climate smart agriculture (CSA) could offer farmers the much needed break.