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Africa: Top Economists Convene in UAE to Discuss Climate Finance Reform

Mon, 2023-08-14 09:49
[allAfrica] The COP28 Presidency has announced that it will convene the Independent High-Level Expert Group (IHLEG) on Climate Finance in the UAE this week to drive progress on steps to reform international finance ahead of COP28.

Cameroon: Uprooted and Forgotten, Climate Refugees Living in Despair

Sun, 2023-08-13 18:37
[RFI] Maroua -- Aminatou Ibrahim scoops water from the floor of her seven square metre hut at the Dana camp site for internally displaced people in Maroua, in Cameroon's Far North Region. It's become a familiar routine for her.

Africa: As Record Warming Puts Climate Targets At Risk, Young People's 'Green Skills' May Help Save the Planet

Sat, 2023-08-12 10:55
[UN News] Young climate advocates are preparing to tell leaders at a UN summit next month that they are out of options: they must deliver now on ambitions climate action that pushes the world faster towards sustainability and empowers younger generations with the 'green skills' that will secure our future.

Angola: Angola's President of the Republic in Cunene to See Works On Drought Combat

Fri, 2023-08-11 15:13
[ANGOP] Ondjiva -- Angola's President of the Republic João Lourenço is visiting Cunene province since Thursday and he is expected to assess the structuring projects on drought combat in the south region of the country.

Africa: COP28 President's 'Hypocritical' Oil Firm Failing to Acknowledge Full Extent of Their Carbon Footprint

Fri, 2023-08-11 13:21
[Global Witness] The fossil fuel giant run by the president of the forthcoming UN climate summit - Sultan Al-Jaber - this week reported only a fraction of its carbon pollution, despite him saying companies need to "attack all emissions", according to new analysis.

Rwanda: City Orders Dwellers in High-Risk Zones to Relocate Ahead of Rainy Season

Fri, 2023-08-11 10:28
[New Times] The City of Kigali has ordered all dwellers in identified high-risk zones to relocate ahead of the rainy season that could start in September.

Tanzania: Govt Vows to Encourage Planting More Mangroves to Boost Carbon Trading

Fri, 2023-08-11 10:07
[Daily News] THE government has reiterated its commitment to encourage planting of more mangroves in coastal areas to enhance carbon trading and address effects of climate change.

Nigeria: 5 Die, 75 Injured in 2023 Flooding - NEMA

Fri, 2023-08-11 08:37
[Leadership] National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said five persons have died while 75 others have been injured in 2023 flooding so far across the country.