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Ghana EPA: Total ban on plastics not practical

The Acting Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), John Pwamang, has said the country cannot put a total ban on plastics. He said...

Botswana announces measures to combat drought

Botswana decided to implement measures to cushion the country from a looming drought after President Mokgweetsi Masisi declared the year 2018-2019 a drought year. Botswana...

Drought in Angola puts millions at risk of starvation

In Angola, there has not been enough rain to end months of severe drought that has left 2.3 million people struggling to get the...

Kenya faces worst drought in 38 years

The dry weather witnessed in the long rains season from March to May will be the worst in 38 years, worsening food shortages, water...

Ghana starts issuing 10-year validity passport

Effective Monday, April 1, 2019, Ghana will begin issuing ordinary Ghanaian passports with a 10-year validity period. This was announced in a statement by the...

Ecotourism companies aim to double Africa’s lion population by 2050

Africa's four leading ecotourism operators have launched the Lionscape Coalition to support Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) to help preserve the dwindling population of lions...

UN: Mauritius happiest nation in Africa, South Sudan least happy

A United Nations report released on Wednesday, March 20 as part of the International Day of Happiness revealed Mauritius is the happiest place in...

Kenya finding it hard to succeed with plastic recycling efforts

As global concern over plastic pollution rises, corporate giants such as Coca-Cola and Unilever are pumping cash into a recycling initiative in Kenya they...

China announces plan to help control desertification along African roads

China plans to help control desertification along artery roads in eight Central Asian and African countries, a senior forestry official said Tuesday. Discussions are underway...

Quaint South African eatery named ‘Restaurant of the Year’

A small beachside restaurant in South Africa has won the top prize at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards in Paris. The Wolfgat - whose six...
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