East African Gas Boom - A Ticking Environmental Bomb?
While the region is about to experience economic wins, oil and natural gas exploration must only continue if scientifically tight and if environmental and social factors are included, writes Thembi Mutch for African Arguments.
Damage to the environment could also threaten human livelihoods, the eco-system and bio-diversity.
Rwanda Focus, 18 June 2012
The projected revenue from tourism earnings for the year 2012 is US$ 277 million, says Rica Rwigamba, the tourism unit head at the Rwanda Development Board (RDB). If this target is ... read more »
Tanzania Daily News, 15 August 2012
REPORTS that three officers in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism have been sacked and disciplinary measures taken against several others over smuggling of live wild ... read more »
Ethiopia: Radiation Exposure, Protection Ways
Ethiopian Press Agency, 15 September 2012
Many developed countries get their energies from nuclear power technology. Nuclear power is the use of sustained nuclear fission to generate heat and electricity. Nuclear power ... read more »
East Africa: Asking Questions About Oil and Gas
African Arguments, 13 August 2012
In July this year the China-Africa Ministerial Conference in Beijing took place. Forty-nine African countries and China agreed the fortunes of oil and natural gas extraction in ... read more »
Tanzania Daily News, 5 July 2012
ABOUT 222 cases of environmental degradation have been filed between November 2010 and May 2012, the Minister of State in the First Vice-President's Office (Environment), Ms Fatma ... read more »