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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...

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...

Eritrea says it effectively contained new desert locust invasion in coastal...

The Eritrean government on Thursday disclosed that it has successfully contained a new desert locust invasion that swarmed in excess of 400-hectares-of-land in the...

Mombasa’s Haller Park: Rehabbed from quarry back to a natural ecosystem

The constant and rapid urbanization of Africa is having a negative effect on the continent's fragile ecosystems. Highways, bridges, skyscrapers, and subdivisions popping up...

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...

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...

Global warming impacting wildebeest migration

The erratic weather patterns brought on by global warming are beginning to impact the migration patterns of Africa wildlife. Scientists say the change in length...

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...

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...