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July 27

  • Sudan: Rainfall Across Sudan - 800 Homes Washed Away in Central Darfur

    Radio Dabanga

    Heavy rainfall and the ensuing floods affected different parts in Sudan the past few days. Torrential rains in Nierteti locality, Central Darfur, destroyed more than 800 camp... Read more »

  • Sudan: Sudanese States Ask for Federal Help to Stave Off Effects of Rains and Floods

    Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's River Nile and Sinnar states have asked the federal government for assistance to overcome the serious damages caused by heavy rains. Read more »



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July 25

  • Africa: The Challenge of Joined Up Thinking On SIDS

    SciDev.Net

    More questions than answers emerged last week when I spent a day (17 July) in Bristol at a meeting on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) called 'Living at the sharp end of... Read more »

  • Africa: African Biodiversity Under Threat

    Deutsche Welle

    Researchers meeting in Cameroon have warned that Africa could loose up to 30 percent of its animal and plant species by the end of the century because of global warming, population... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'Liberia Vulnerable to Climate Change'

    NEWS

    The Chairman of the National Climate Change Taskforce of Liberia, Jeremiah Sokan has told a gathering that the country is vulnerable to the impact of climate change. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Pains of Omobola Residents Due to Bad Road, Flooding

    Guardian

    RESIDENTS of Omobola area in Itire Ikate Local Council are appealing to the Lagos State government to save them from flooding and the bad road that is making life very difficult... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Local Scholars Set for Tanzania Climate Change Summit

    CAJ News

    A delegation of students from the University of Kenya will join counterparts from the region in the East African Regional Youth Summit on Climate Change which opens Friday (today)... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Succour At Last for Bauchi Flood, Insurgency Victims

    Vanguard

    Victims of flood disaster and insurgency in Bauchi State presently have cause to smile and temporarily forget their pains and distress. Read more »



July 24

  • Cameroon: Rising Sea Drowns Tourism

    IPS

    Pierre Zambo is a hotel manager in Kribi, a sea resort town in Cameroon's South Region. In the past his hotel would have "more than 100 tourists each week. But today if I manage to... Read more »

  • South Sudan: Rains and Lack of Toilets Threaten to Make Cholera Epidemic Even Deadlier

    AlertNet

    The cholera epidemic in South Sudan is bad, but now that the rains have begun - in areas where a lack of toilets means a lot of faeces out in the open - it may become much worse. Read more »

  • Africa: Q&A - Lucia Grenna and Her Connect4climate Initiative [interview]

    SciDev.Net

    Lucia Grenna heads a World Bank unit that specialises in climate change-related communication. In 2011, she set up a communication initiative called Connect4Climate, which has... Read more »

  • Cameroon: Women Train On Climate Change Techniques

    Cameroon Tribune

    Rural women in Cameroon are facing the adverse effects of climatic changes which continuously affect household's food security, health, and the general well being of women and... Read more »

  • East Africa: East African Youth Meet in Mwanza to Address Climate Change [press release]

    EAC

    The East African Regional Youth Summit on Climate Change opens Friday, July 25, 2014 in Mwanza, Tanzania. The conference, organized by the East African Community Students Union in... Read more »

  • Ghana: Climate Change, Foreign Assistance and Food Sovereignty in Ghana [opinion]

    Fahamu

    The debate in Ghana over the cultivation of genetically modified seeds provided by international aid agencies demonstrates that foreign aid often comes with an agenda determined by... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Four Regions Targeted in Climate Change Project

    Daily News

    VARIOUS semi-arid areas across the country are expected to undergo policy research under a multination five-year project known as Pathways to Resilience in Semi-arid Economies... Read more »



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