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Senegal: Fishermen Left Stranded As Senegal's Most Sought-After Catch Moves North

Mon, 2024-07-01 08:42
[RFI] Coastal communities in Senegal are reeling as stocks of sardinella - the country's most consumed fish - disappear from local waters. While fishermen blame industrial trawlers, scientists say climate change is sending the small, paddle-shaped fish northwards in search of cooler habitats.

Nigeria: 3 Died, 7 Injured As Heavy Downpour Destroys 50 Houses in Yobe

Mon, 2024-07-01 08:13
[Daily Trust] No fewer than three people have been confirmed dead while seven others sustained injuries after a building collapsed due to heavy downpours in Nangere Local Government Area of Yobe State.

Uganda: Amid Adaptations to Changes in Weather, Ugandans Call for Collective Climate Action

Mon, 2024-07-01 08:01
[Afrobarometer] Seven in 10 citizens say crop failure has become more severe in their area over the past 10 years.

Nigeria: Yet Another Devastating Flood

Fri, 2024-06-28 20:11
[This Day] The Trademore Estate tragedy is another failure of regulation

Africa: The Greatest Land Mammal Migration On Earth Is Taking Place - and It's Not the Serengeti

Fri, 2024-06-28 17:15
[Daily Maverick] In an area you've probably never heard of, the largest movement of land mammals on the planet is under way.

Zimbabwe: Mark Ngwazi Shrugs Off Cold Weather Ahead of Launch

Fri, 2024-06-28 15:49
[The Herald] Sungura game-changer, Mark Ngwazi, says he is not afraid of the cold spell ahead of his album launch.

Tunisia: Spiking Temperatures Continue On Friday

Fri, 2024-06-28 14:44
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -- High temperatures continue on Friday with highs ranging between 31°C and 36°C near coasts and 37°C and 43°C elsewhere, except in the southwest and the far south where they are expected to hit 45°C to 48°C with Sirocco winds.

Nigeria: Climate Change - Ex-Nigerian Governor Calls for Adoption of Green Economy

Fri, 2024-06-28 09:32
[Premium Times] The former governor, who is a biochemistry lecturer, lamented Africa's vulnerability to climate change despite contributing less than 15 per cent to global pollution.

Nigeria: Climate Change - Ikpeazu Calls for Adoption of Green Economy

Thu, 2024-06-27 16:35
[Vanguard] Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has urged Nigerians and Africans to embrace the green economy revolution to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Namibia: Shifeta Urges Unified Response to Drought Crisis Affecting 1.4 Million People

Thu, 2024-06-27 07:53
[Namibia Economist] The Minister of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta has called for coordinated action to address the severe drought crisis, which is currently impacting 1.4 million people.

Nigeria: Federal Govt Invests in Climate-Smart Agriculture to Enhance Food Security

Thu, 2024-06-27 07:53
[Leadership] The Federal Government said it is investing in climate-smart agriculture to enhance food production and promote agroforestry and conservation agriculture amidst challenges posed by climate change and its impacts on food security.

Tunisia: Temperature May Hit 47°C Tomorrow

Wed, 2024-06-26 16:59
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, June 26 -- Temperatures are expected to rise sharply on Thursday in most regions, the National Institute of Meteorology (French: INM) said, reaching 7 to 13 degrees Celsius above seasonal average.

Africa: Misleading to Claim Shipping Regulations That Cut Sulphur Emissions and Increased Temperatures Disprove Human-Caused Global Warming

Wed, 2024-06-26 16:45
[Africa Check] Misleading to claim shipping regulations that cut sulphur emissions and increased temperatures disprove human-caused global warming

Namibia: Global Warming Hits Namibia At a Higher Rate

Wed, 2024-06-26 16:29
[Namibian] Namibia is experiencing a warming rate that is higher than the global average.

Africa: Blue Carbon Markets - Africa Must Carefully Balance Risks and Rewards

Wed, 2024-06-26 07:56
[ISS] Africa's productive blue carbon ecosystems offer climate mitigation solutions, but countries must guard against the exploitation of local communities.

East Africa: East African Community Conference in Mogadishu Explores Climate Change Impact and Regional Integration

Tue, 2024-06-25 18:59
[Shabelle] Mogadishu -- The second day of the East African Community (EAC) Conference in Mogadishu, Somalia, saw a significant focus on the impact of climate change in the Horn of Africa and the wider region.

Nigeria: Kaduna Moves to Mitigate Flooding Predicted By Nimet

Tue, 2024-06-25 15:30
[Daily Trust] Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani, has directed stakeholders to come up with the best way to mitigate the potential impact of flooding in areas identified by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet,) in the State.

Nigeria: Flood Sweeps Away 16-Year-Old Boy in Ogun

Tue, 2024-06-25 14:53
[Daily Trust] A 16-year-old boy has reportedly died after being swept away by flood in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.

Nigeria: SEC Urges Businesses to Adopt Sustainable, Climate-Friendly Solutions

Tue, 2024-06-25 14:52
[Daily Trust] The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dr. Emomotimi Agama, has stated that the principles of sustainable finance, opens a new vista for all market intermediaries, trustees inclusive, to take their businesses and client relationships to a new and higher level.

Nigeria: Flood Submerges Trademore Estate in Abuja

Tue, 2024-06-25 14:52
[Daily Trust] Panic yesterday gripped residents of Trademore Estate in Lugbe after a heavy rainfall in the nation's capital which flooded many parts of the estate.