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South Africa: Women Challenged to Find Solutions to Climate Change

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-08-08 17:28
[SAnews.gov.za] South African women have been challenged to take part in conversations aimed at finding solutions to mitigate the impact of climate change.

Seychelles: Best Boutique Hotel - L'escale Marina and Spa in Seychelles Clinches Ita Award

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-08-08 15:11
[Seychelles News Agency] The L'Escale Marina and Spa in Seychelles has clinched the award for Best Boutique Hotel in the International Travel Awards for 2022.

Africa: U.S. Secretary of State Arrives in South Africa

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2022-08-07 17:24
[VOA] U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday, the first leg of his three-nation African tour.

Kenya: Can Kenya's Youngest MP Candidate Take the Climate Fight to Power?

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2022-08-07 17:10
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As Kenya's election nears, 22-year-old Anita Soina pledges to push climate action with the urgency she says is missing at the top

Nigeria: Flood Everywhere As Kano Residents Flout Safety, Hygiene Measures

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-08-06 15:33
[Daily Trust] For several rainy seasons in Kano State, flood and its attendant devastating effects have been the order of the day, with as much as five deaths already recorded this rainy season. While the government has not been effective enough in addressing the root causes, residents have also been identified as playing crucial roles in the situation, especially with the abandonment of the otherwise effective Aikin Gayya (a community-based self held groups that ensure each community is kept clean with regular cleaning

Nigeria: Rainy Season Heightens Plight of Niger, Benue IDPs

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-08-06 11:37
[Daily Trust] Minna -- The plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across the country has continued to assume worrisome dimensions with the rainy season wreaking havoc on their dwelling places. Our correspondents in Benue and Niger states in this report shed light on how these displaced people are affected by the rainy season.

Africa: Africa Climate Talks sets the tone for CCDA-X and outlines regional climate change challenges and opportunities as Africa goes to COP27

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-08-05 14:19
[UNECA] 29 July 2022, Maputo, Mozambique - The fourth edition of the intensive and engaging Africa Climate Talks (ACT!-4) closed yesterday in Maputo, Mozambique.

Gambia: 'The Impact of Floods in Banjul Is Huge, Devastating'

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-08-05 10:49
[The Point] The National Assembly Member for Banjul Central has lamented that the impact and severity of the floods in the city of Banjul this year is huge and devastating.

Africa: Call for Side Events At the COP27 Health Pavilion

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-08-05 10:34
[WHO] Deadline: 15 September 2022

Africa: As Fuel Prices Rise, Companies Look to Energy Efficient Solutions #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-04 20:23
[UNEP] With fossil fuel prices reaching record highs, companies around the world are focusing on energy efficiency to save money and reduce the emissions driving the climate crisis.

Gambia: Continuous Downpour Causes Flooding, Destruction of Properties in Gba

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-04 12:23
[Foroyaa] Saturday's heavy downpour which continued till Sunday morning has caused flooding in the Greater Banjul Area (GBA), with reports on social media especially on Facebook, indicating destruction of houses and properties.

Uganda: So Far 226 People in Nabilatu Have Died of Hunger - Government Official

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-04 11:25
[Nile Post] So far 226 people in Nabilatu have died of hunger- government official

Africa: Troubling Research Shows Warm Waters Rushing Towards World's Biggest Ice Sheet in Antarctica

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-08-04 08:06
[The Conversation Africa] Warmer waters are flowing towards the East Antarctic ice sheet, according to our alarming new research which reveals a potential new driver of global sea-level rise.

East Africa: Over 37 Million People Face Acute Hunger in Horn of Africa, WHO Warns

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-08-03 13:26
[Shabelle] The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday that more than 37 million people in the Greater Horn of Africa are facing acute hunger, as the region experiences one of the worst famines of the last 70 years.

Ghana: Govt Developing Cook Stove Strategy ... to Reduce Emissions

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-08-03 13:00
[Ghanaian Times] The government is developing a comprehensive cook stove strategy with support from the World Bank to help address issues associated with the Clean Cook Stove Project.

East Africa: Horn of Africa Faces Most 'Catastrophic' Food Insecurity in Decades, Warns WHO

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-08-03 10:41
[UN News] The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday that the Greater Horn of Africa is experiencing one of the worst hunger crises of the last 70 years.

Sudan: Floods in Darfur Claim Life and Livelihoods

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-08-03 10:10
[Dabanga] El Fasher / Um Dukhun / Kassala / Chad -- One person was killed during floods in North Darfur whilst at least 180 houses and 126 stores were destroyed in floods in Central Darfur. A Darfuri refugee camp in Chad also faced severe flooding.

Namibia: Court the Wrong First Option for Bid to Halt Recon Oil Exploration #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-08-02 18:59
[Namibian] KAVANGO regions community forest and conservancy organisations that tried to get a court order to stop further oil and gas exploration activities by the Canadian company ReconAfrica in Namibia should have first waited for a decision from the environment minister on an appeal that they lodged with him.

Gambia: VP Affirms Resettlement As Flooding Renders Many Homeless

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-08-02 11:43
[The Point] The Vice President of the Gambia, Hon. Badara Joof on Sunday during his visit to communities affected by the heavy rainfall, disclosed that the government is working on plans to come up with a resettling scheme for people residing on waterway areas to solve the flooding that people are grappling with for years around the Greater Banjul Areas.

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