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Kenya’s KenGen to add more power from geothermal sources

State-run Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) plans to add nearly 2,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from geothermal sources by 2025 as part of a...

Four of six rare black rhinos die after move to Chad

Four out of six endangered black rhinos that were relocated to Chad from South Africa have died, possibly of starvation, the two countries and...

Uganda drafting a new plan on elephant conservation

A new plan is being drafted which aims to protect Uganda's rising elephant numbers from poaching.Elephant poaching remains a major threat in Uganda and...

Buhari tells UN: No one country can fight climate change

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday that fighting climate change was not a task any single country could succeed in doing alone. He noted that...

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...

Britain announces ban of ivory sales

Britain says it will ban the sale of ivory, no matter how old, to help protect the world’s elephant population. The government said Tuesday that...

Report: Link between climate change, mortality rates in 3 African countries

  Research published in "The Conversation” has established a correlation between high mortality rate and climate change in African countries like Kenya, Mali and Malawi. The...

Benin community turns garbage into biogas and cash

Garbage has never smelled so sweet fora small village in southern Benin since it opened a pilot waste treatment centre to turn household rubbish into gas...

Africa, the land of beauty

Kenya is a country of tremendous topographical diversity including glaciated snow –capped Mt. Kenya. The mountain is the country’s highest point of elevation standing...
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