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Tanzania: Tma Allays Fear in Lindi, Mtwara Over Cyclone Jobo

Mon, 2021-04-26 12:12
[Daily News] The Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) in the Southern Zone has refuted news circulating on various social media platforms claiming that there is bad weather in Lindi Region caused by cyclone Jobo.

Tanzania: Tanzania's Authority Gives Update On Cyclone Joho Travelling Speed

Mon, 2021-04-26 12:12
[Daily News] The Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA has said that Mafia Island and its neighboring surroundings are expected to experience heavy rain from today (Saturday) due to the increased travelling speed of the cyclone Jobo.

Tanzania: Cyclone Jobo Weakens As It Approaches Tanzania's Coastline

Mon, 2021-04-26 11:59
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) has said Cyclone "Jobo" has weakened and it is now travelling at a speed of 18 KPH on the Indian Ocean.

Nigeria: Collaborative Call to Mitigate Flooding

Mon, 2021-04-26 11:35
[This Day] Udora Orizu writes that the widespread destruction and loss of lives caused by flooding in 2020, calls for all hands on deck by all tiers of government to put in place structures and adhere to warnings issued by flood monitoring agencies ahead of the next flooding season

Tanzania: Forecasted Cyclone Jobo Disappears

Mon, 2021-04-26 11:09
[Daily News] The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has today (April 25.2021) said that the tropical cyclone that was forecasted to make a landfall in Dar es Salaam over the weekend is no longer in Tanzania.

Tanzania: Relief As Tropical Cyclone Jobo Makes Weak Land Fall in Dar es Salaam

Mon, 2021-04-26 10:49
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Tropical Cyclone Jobo reportedly made a weak land fall on Tanzania's coast line on Sunday after losing its momentum in the last six hours, the Tanzania meteorological Authority has said.

Angola: Luanda Emergency Clean-Up Campaign Due to Begin Monday

Mon, 2021-04-26 10:35
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The State Minister for Social Affairs, Carolina Cerqueira, announced Saturday that as of Monday an emergency campaign to clean up and collect solid waste in the province of Luanda will be carried out.

Tanzania: Cyclone Jobo Update - Zanzibar Suspends Marine Businesses As Tma Issues Latest Information

Mon, 2021-04-26 10:11
[Daily News] Zanzibar government has suspended its marine transport and other seafaring activities starting from Saturday at 9 am until further notice.

Tanzania: Cyclone Jobo No Longer a Threat - TMA

Sun, 2021-04-25 15:55
[Daily News] The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has said that the tropical cyclone which was forecasted to make a landfall in Dar es Salaam today has weakened after entering an area with opposing winds.

Nigeria: Flooding - Kano Govt to Desilt Drains, Water Bodies - Official

Sun, 2021-04-25 15:54
[Vanguard] The Kano State Government has announced plans to conduct mass desilt and drain clearance to control flooding and protect the environment.

Africa: Five African Presidents Join Global Leaders in Climate Talks

Sun, 2021-04-25 11:50
[East African] President Uhuru Kenyatta is among 40 participants in an ongoing Leaders Summit on Climate convened by United States President Joe Biden.

Tanzania: Cyclone Jobo - Zanzibar Temporarily Suspends Marine Travel

Sun, 2021-04-25 11:29
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The Government of Zanzibar has suspended travel on the Indian ocean due to the impending landfall of Tropical Cyclone Jobo that is expected to hit Tanzania's coastal line on April 25.

Africa: Global Climate Policy Needs to Tackle Its Racist Roots

Sat, 2021-04-24 21:30
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] World leaders must acknowledge that racism and colonialism underlie delayed, inadequate climate action - and use COVID-19 recovery as an opportunity for justice

Africa: Climate Change Will Not Be Fixed Without Africa

Sat, 2021-04-24 12:31
[Atlantic Council] When Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi spoke at the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate this week, he had the force of the continent behind him, as president of the African Union. And he made clear that all the new emissions-cutting pledges from rich countries were not enough. "It is important that this summit accelerates the mobilization of additional and substantial financial resources," said Tshisekedi, one of five African heads of state to participate in the summit alongside Gabon's Ali Bongo,

Kenya: Red Cross Cautions on Worsening Drought Situation

Fri, 2021-04-23 15:47
[Nation] The State and emergency stakeholders have been urged to urgently implement early action interventions to avert loss of lives among the communities living in the drought and flood hotspots.

Kenya: President Kenyatta Joins Global Leaders in Climate Talks

Fri, 2021-04-23 15:34
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta is among 40 participants in an ongoing Leaders Summit on Climate convened by United States President Joe Biden.

Uganda: Let's Restore Our Earth

Fri, 2021-04-23 14:40
[Monitor] Yesterday, Uganda joined the rest of the world to observe World Earth Day. The day that is celebrated every April 23 is mainly about environmental protection. This year's theme was, "Restore Our Earth" focusing on natural processes and emerging green technologies to restore the world's ecosystems.

Angola: Minister of State Supports Rain Victims in Hoji-Ya-Henda

Fri, 2021-04-23 13:35
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Minister of State for the Social Area, Carolina Cerqueira, took solidarity support to the families of the victims of Monday's rains in the Urban District of Hoji-Ya-Henda, in Luanda on Wednesday.

Zimbabwe: Harare Loses 50% Wetlands in the Last Decade

Fri, 2021-04-23 13:31
[The Herald] Harare has lost at least 50 percent of its wetlands over the past decade, a move that has impacted negatively on the quality of water being supplied by the local authority.

Africa: Greenpeace Africa Reacts to the Biden Leaders Summit on Climate

Fri, 2021-04-23 12:42
[Greenpeace] Johannesburg, South Africa, 22 April, 2021 -- With the US President Joe Biden's 'Leaders Summit' underway and five African Presidents at the table, Greenpeace Africa is highlighting what leaders in Africa and around the world need to do to stay true to the Paris Agreement and protect the continent's rich biodiversity and thereby the global climate.