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Uganda: "Let's Press the Panic Button Now and Take Effective Climate Action," - Minister Cheptoris

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-07-28 10:16
[Nile Post] Sam Cheptoris, the minister of water and the environment, has urged the country to act immediately to address the escalating climate problem.

Nigeria: African Countries Need $1.6 Trillion to Meet Climate Pledges By 2030 - - Experts

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-07-28 07:49
[Premium Times] AfDB said the continent only received $18.3 billion, leaving it with an annual financing deficit of $108 billion

South Africa: Govt Takes Measures to Keep Taps Running in Nelson Mandela Bay

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-27 11:19
[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Water and Sanitation is rolling out several interventions to assist the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality to avert taps from completely drying out due to ongoing drought effects, which have resulted in severe water shortages.

Nigeria: Lagos, 6 African Cities Commit to Tackling Climate Crisis

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-27 09:06
[Daily Trust] Lagos and six other African cities, with support of the C40 Cities, and backed by UK government funding, have committed to executing the new Climate Action Implementation (CAI) programme in Africa toward tackling climate crisis.

Uganda: Drought in Kayunga Raises Fear of Possible Hunger

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-26 19:23
[Nile Post] The prolonged dry spells in Kayunga have raised fears of possible hunger in the district.

Gambia: Journalists Are Critical in Climate Change Mitigation, Says Beakanyang Chair

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-26 16:06
[The Point] The chairman of the board of directors of Beakanyang organisation has described journalists as critical stakeholders in climate change message dissemination and communication.

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Begins Relocation of Over 2,600 Wild Animals As Drought Worsens

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-26 11:43
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE has begun the relocation of more than 2,600 wild animals from the southern parts of the country, where they are at risk due to drought, to the northern parts of the country.

Africa: Landmark Guidelines Aim to Protect Children Uprooted By Climate Change

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-26 10:20
[UN News] New UN-backed guidelines issued on Monday aim to protect, include and empower children forced to flee their homes due to the climate crisis, marking the first-ever global effort to address this increasingly major concern.

Somalia: U.S. Provides U.S.$476 Million in Aid to Somalia Amid Drought

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-25 12:36
[Shabelle] MOGADISHU - The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional $476 million in critical humanitarian and development assistance to the people of Somalia as a historically unprecedented drought pushes more than 7 million people to the edge of starvation.

Uganda: Uganda Set to Host a High-Level Inter-Ministerial Conference On Migration and Climate Change

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-25 12:05
[Nile Post] Uganda set to host a high-level inter-ministerial conference on migration and climate change

Rwanda: A Closer Look At Cyamudongo Forest and Its Role in Mitigating Climate Change

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-25 10:54
[New Times] Cyamudongo forest is small and fragmented-only 19 square kilometres of Nyungwe national park and it is located in the Southwest of Rwanda.

Africa: Pioneering Study Attributes U.S.$6-Trillion in Global Warming-Related Economic Losses to USA, China and Others

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-25 09:02
[Daily Maverick] The first study to assess the economic impacts that individual countries have caused on other countries - through their contributions to global warming - shows that five national emitters of greenhouse gasses generated $6-trillion in global economic losses from 1990 to 2014. At a deeper level, the study now provides a solid scientific basis to show that anthropogenic warming constitutes a substantial international wealth transfer from the poor to the wealthy.

Africa: Climate Action 'Could Prevent 6,000 Child Deaths a Year' #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2022-07-24 13:57
[SciDev.Net] Nairobi -- The annual death rate of children under five years old in Africa could double to about 38,000 by 2049 compared with the decade 2005-2014, without cuts to rising carbon emissions, a study estimates.

West Africa: Climate Change 'Drowning' West African Coastline

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-23 22:27
[DW] Scattered scraggy palm trees blow in the sea breeze, and stone ruins rise from the sand -- the last remnants of a village besieged by the sea. The coastal village of Fuveme in Ghana's Volta region could soon disappear -- forever.

East Africa: Will Climate Change Make Global Instability Even Worse?

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-23 22:03
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Climate hazards such as heatwaves and droughts could exacerbate security risks worldwide, says new report by Verisk Maplecroft

Kenya: Drought, Violence and Politics - Inside Laikipia's Cattle War

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-23 21:58
[Crisis Group] A historic drought in Kenya is coinciding with a hotly contested election. Nerves in central and northern Kenya are fraying, as climate stresses intensify intercommunal conflict and amplify electoral tensions.

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Turns to Boreholes Amid Groundwater Level Concerns #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-23 20:02
[IPS] Bulawayo -- Faced with cyclical droughts and low water levels in supply dams, Zimbabwe is turning to boreholes for relief, raising concerns about already precarious groundwater levels across the country.

Egypt: Statements On COP27 Imply Restricting Activism #AfricaClimateActivism

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-23 19:05
[Global Witness] Uphold Rights to Free Expression at Environmental Summit

Rwanda: Conservation - Youth-Led Organisations Weigh in On Climate Finance #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-23 18:49
[New Times] Youth participating and exhibiting their conservation activities at the ongoing Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) have requested funders to unlock climate finance doors to support youth-led organisations to conserve biodiversity.

Africa: Why the UN General Assembly Must Back the Right to a Healthy Environment #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-23 17:40
[UN News] In late July, the UN General Assembly is expected to vote on a draft resolution recognizing the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment.

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