Sustaining Africa's Development By Leveraging On Climate Change

By leveraging knowledge about climate change, through adopting improved agriculture technologies and using water and energy more effectively, Africa can accelerate its march towards sustainable development. more»

Biogas Helping to Clean Up Nairobi Slum

Innovative environmental technology is bringing cheap energy to a slum in Kenya. It makes smart use of human waste and is also helping to improve neighborhood sanitation and public health. more»

Renewable Energies - a Double-Edged Sword

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has set a target of reducing emissions of greenhouse gases such as CO2. One way countries can meet their obligations is to switch energy production from the burning of fossil fuels to "renewables", generally understood to include wind, wave, tidal, hydro, solar and geothermal power and biomass. more»

10,000 Elephants Killed Annually By Poachers

Tanzania last week reiterated its call to the international community to ban trade on ivory and rhino products in order to counter the escalating poaching of the critically endangered animals. more»

Kenya Opens World's Largest Geothermal Plant

The cost of electricity in the country is expected to go down by 30 percent by the end of this month and 50 percent by early next year following the launch of the world's largest geothermal power plant. more»

Greenfuel Poisoning Environment - EMA, Zimbabwe

Greenfuel is fighting off allegations that its Chisumbanje ethanol plant is threatening human, animal and aquatic life due to heavy pollution of water sources. more»

Construction of Controversial Floating Bridge Continuing

The construction of the controversial floating bridge by the Angolan government over the shared Okavango River will go ahead as planned. more»

Fears for Elephants As Park Is Swallowed in Oil Block

Experts have now raised fears oil exploration in northern Kenya may displace elephants and destroy breeding places for other wildlife.Of concern is the Rimoi National Reserve in Kerio Valley, Elgeyo Marakwet County, which hosts large population of elephants. more»

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