Articles about the environment in African countries

WFP Air-Lifts Life-Saving Supplies to People Struck by Drought in Somalia

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today air-lifted life-saving food supplies to drought-stricken Somalia for the most vulnerable people, particularly children, who are displaced from their homes and have no access to food or cooking facilities. A Boeing 747, donated by UPS Foundation, arrived in Mogadishu from Dubai this morning carrying 47 metric tons […]

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Alumni TIES Seminar on Access to Energy for All

The U.S. Embassy, in collaboration with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and World Learning, are organizing an international exchange seminar on “Access to Energy for All,” which explores the expansion of energy access in Africa. This Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminars (Alumni TIES) program will bring together […]

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Earth Day (April 22nd): German Company GROHE shares tips on water saving in Africa

GROHE (www.grohe.com), a world leading German brand in sanitary fittings is commemorating on April 22nd, World Earth Day (www.APO.af/EarthDay) through its commitment to innovative design with a strong focus on sustainability. In keeping with this year’s theme for Earth Day: environmental and climate literacy, GROHE has provided key tips for saving water, especially in Africa. […]

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Illegal fishing : Four cases found in Sierra Leone in four days

Four illegal fishing cases have been found during a joint surveillance mission conducted by Greenpeace (www.Greenpeace.org/Africa/en) and Sierra Leone fishery authorities. Two Chinese vessels and one Korean vessel have been arrested for infringements of Sierra Leone fishing legislation, including possessing or using illegal fishing nets on board, no visible marking and a lack of required […]

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