July 24

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Cameroon: Save Our Municipal Lakes!

    Cameroon Tribune

    The Prime Minister and Head of Government has recently appointed a senior official of the Yaounde municipality to head the special partnership contract scheme towards the... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Villagers to Be Paid Over Farm Losses

    Daily News

    MINISTRY of Natural Resources and Tourism has demanded an immediate evaluation report and a name list of peasants whose crops have been destroyed by rampaging elephants in Mara... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Charcoal Business Stifles Bagamoyo Conservation Efforts

    Daily News

    ILLEGAL harvesting of mangrove trees for different use in Bagamoyo District, Coast Region, continues to derail efforts to preserve the environment as they leave beaches bare. 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 »

  • Kenya: Ol Pejeta Raises Red Flag Over Rhino Poaching

    The Star

    A Private conservancy in Laikipia is concerned by increased rhino poaching in the county. Ol Pejeta Conservancy CEO Richard Vigne said the rising cases are due to the "increased... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Old Water Woes, New War

    The Herald

    For close to a decade, Harare's eastern and northern suburbs such as Mabvuku, Tafara, Ruwa, Greendale, Borrowdale, Hatcliffe, among others, have been facing water problems largely... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'Harare Water Loan Entrusted to Incompetent People'

    Financial Gazette

    THE US$144,4 million loan extended to the City of Harare by the Export and Import Bank of China (EximBank) for water and sewer plant refurbishments is open to abuse as it was... Read more »

  • Kenya: Reps Want Towns Cleaned

    The Star

    Laikipia county assembly yesterday unanimously passed a motion to compel the county government to develop and implement a policy on town cleaning, waste and refuse management and... Read more »

  • Liberia: Firestone Commences 2014 Free Rubber Stumps Distribution

    Heritage

    The Management of Firestone Liberia has commenced the distribution of free rubber stumps to Liberian farmers from across the country. Read more »

  • Somalia: Huge Fire Destroys Qoryooley Buzaar

    Shabelle

    Huge fire broke out on mid last night in the main business center in Somalia's southern town of Qoryooley in lower Shabelle region, businesses and Officials said. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kakamega-Busia Water Company Split

    The Star

    THE Kakamega-Busia Water Services Company that has been supplying water to the two counties has been split into two to enhance service delivery. Read more »

  • Tanzania: DAWASA Vows to End Water Scarcity

    Daily News

    THE ongoing expansion project of Upper Ruvu water treatment plant and others are expected to bring great relief to water services in Dar es Salaam. 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 »

  • Namibia: Conservancy Chairpersons' Forum Discusses Progress and Challenges

    Namibian

    ONCE a year, the people who run 20% of the country get together. When you look at it that way, the annual Conservancy Chairpersons' Forum is an important event, organised by the... Read more »

  • Africa: GNF - Spearheading Safe Water Provision for Africa

    This Day

    Abimbola Akosile writes on the gallant efforts by the Guinness Nigeria Foundation (GNF) to ensure adequate provision of safe potable water in Nigeria and beyond. Read more »

  • Kenya: Two Charged With Poaching

    The Star

    Four suspected poachers believed to have killed a female elephant at Rimoi National park in Elgeyo Marakwet county two week ago were yesterday arraigned in Iten law courts. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Lagos Holds July Sanitation Exercise Saturday

    Independent

    Lagos State Government has urged residents to participate actively in this month's environmental sanitation exercise which comes up on Saturday. Read more »



July 23

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