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Nigeria: NiMet Predicts Three-Day Cloudy , Rainy Weather Activities From Monday

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-18 10:16
[Premium Times] NiMet forecast cloudy skies on Tuesday with intervals of sunshine over the northern region with chances of thunderstorms over parts of Taraba during the morning hours.

Egypt: FM, Prince of Wales Probe Egypt's Vision On COP27

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2022-07-16 15:26
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister and President-Designate of COP27 Sameh Shoukry has made a phone call with Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, to review Egypt's vision and goals on the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC).

Gambia: FAO Trains Extension Workers On Climate Info Dissemination

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-07-15 17:04
[The Point] A two day training on the interpretation of weather and climate information has ended at the Regional Education Directorate Region 2 in Brikama, West Coast Region.

Liberia: House Wants Floods Situation Addressed - Invites Key Institutions

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-07-15 10:28
[New Dawn] The House of Representatives has invited key institutions in the country to find a way of addressing the continuous flooding in and around Monrovia following the heavy downpour of rain.

South Africa: City Opens Criminal Case Against Flood Victims Occupying Community Hall

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2022-07-15 08:54
[GroundUp] About 60 Mfuleni families moved into the hall after floods in June

Liberia: Addressing the Flooding in Liberia

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-07-14 11:33
[New Dawn] Flooding is one of the most prevalent and devastating disasters in Liberia. It happens every year in many parts of Liberia. And it has significant social and economic impacts. It threatens sustainability because it negatively affects the economy, health, social life, and environment. The extent and nature of Liberia's flooding are such that the actual figures for displacements, losses, and fatalities cannot be truly ascertained due to poor record and reporting, however, according to the United Nations Offi

Nigeria: Rainstorm Claims Six Lives, Injures 65 People in Jigawa

Climate change in Africa News - Thu, 2022-07-14 09:39
[Premium Times] A local official said four men and two women died during the storm.

Ghana: Ayawaso East Assembly Dredges Flood Prone Zone

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-13 15:49
[Ghanaian Times] The Ayawaso East Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has begun dredging major storm drains at Kanda Flood Prone zone, to allow for free flow of water into the Odorna channel, at the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange,in Accra.

Liberia: Flood Leaves Several Homeless in Soul Clinic Community - Residents Plead for Assistance

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-13 13:50
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Several residents of the Garza Community in Soul Clinic, Paynesville, outside Monrovia, are now searching for new dwelling places for the next few months due to flood, following heavy downpour of rain in succession.

Liberia: Food Shortage, Hike in Prices Hit Clay Ashland As Only Bridge Connecting the City Wiped Away By Flood

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-13 13:50
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Hundreds of residents of Clay Ashland City and surrounding communities in Montserrado County are reportedly encountering severe hunger and hardship as a result of the hike in the prices of basic commodities following the collapse of a bridge which was being constructed in the area and the mysterious disappearance of 400 bags of cement donated by Senator Saah Joseph towards the project.

Egypt: Joint Statement Regarding Statements On COP27 in Egypt

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-13 11:18
[HRW] Egyptian authorities should ease their grip on civic space and uphold the rights to freedom of expression, association, and peaceful assembly to enable a successful climate summit, known as the COP27, in Egypt, 36 organizations said today.

South Africa: Durban's River-Healing Plan a Roadmap for African Cities to Cope With Climate Floods

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-13 08:47
[Daily Maverick] A R719-million river clean-up and flood protection project in Durban could serve as a model to cushion other vulnerable cities in Africa from the impacts of climate change.

Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Severe Food Shortage

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-13 08:24
[VOA] Geneva -- The International Committee of the Red Cross warns hundreds of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa are going hungry due to conflict, climate shocks, and rising food prices triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Africa: Climate Change Is White Colonisation of the Atmosphere. It's Time to Tackle This Entrenched Racism

Climate change in Africa News - Wed, 2022-07-13 07:28
[The Conversation Africa] "Climate change is racist". So reads the title of a recent book by British journalist Jeremy Williams. While this title might seem provocative, it's long been recognised that people of colour suffer disproportionate harms under climate change - and this is likely to worsen in the coming decades.

West Africa: Herder-Farmer Conflict in the Sahel Needs a New Description - Why 'Eco-Violence' Fits

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-12 19:04
[The Conversation Africa] The Sahel - a 5,000km long strip of the African continent stretching from the Atlantic coast to the Red Sea - has become the most neglected and conflict-ridden part of the planet. Millions of people have been displaced in the region. Mass murders and property destruction occur almost daily.

Tanzania: Govt, Sbl Join Hands in Tree Planting Campaign in Dodoma

Climate change in Africa News - Tue, 2022-07-12 16:14
[Daily News] SERENGETI Breweries Limited (SBL) has joined residents and leaders in Dodoma Region to plant trees at Mirembe National Mental Health Hospital in the bid to combat aridity in country's Capital City.

Namibia: Bid to Stop Reconafrica Spills Into Court #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-11 19:20
[Namibian] COMMUNITY forest and conservancy organisations from the Kavango regions are trying to get a court order to stop Canadian oil exploration company ReconAfrica from further oil and gas exploration activities in Namibia.

Rwanda: Part of Gisozi Business Centre to Be Demolished Over Pollution #AfricaClimateCrisis

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-11 19:13
[New Times] Different facilities in Gisozi commercial hub commonly known as Agakiriro in Gasabo district have been given ultimatum to vacate following an inspection which revealed that they are polluting the nearby wetland in Gisozi sector.

Gambia: Gambian Musician Sana Singhateh Launches 'One Million Trees' Planting Initiative

Climate change in Africa News - Mon, 2022-07-11 13:07
[RFI] Sana Singhateh, known by his stage name as St Brikama Boyo, is one of the top selling recording artists in the Gambia. He has now turned his attention to mitigating the impact of climate change.

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