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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...

World’s rarest bird finds new home in north Madagascar

The rarest bird in the world - a species of duck called the Madagascar pochard - has been given a new home in time...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

In Kenya, small businesses still cling to plastic bags despite ban

Hundreds of small businesses and independent traders in Kenya continue to use plastic bags for packaging their products despite a ban put in place...

Africa urged to avoid reliance on hydropower

African nations need to diversify energy supply, particularly countries reliant on hydropower, industry experts said at an energy conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday. The region...
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