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Ghana’s E – Waste Management

Environmentalists are worried about an extraordinary rubbish dump in the Ghana’s capital Accra. Tonnes of electronic waste are dumped at Agbogbloshie, a 1.6 km square...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘Clunker’ cars from U.S., EU contribute to poor air quality standards...

African and South Asian nations could miss national targets to curb greenhouse gas emissions unless rich countries stop using them as dumping grounds for...

World marks International Mountain Day with an emphasis on youth

International Mountains Day is being observed today across the world to raise awareness about the importance of mountains. Adopted in 1992, International World Mountain Day...

Human activity threatens to wipe out a third of Africa’s tropical...

A third of plants in the tropical region of Africa are potentially threatened with extinction. Human activities, including increasing deforestation and climate change, are...
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