03 April 18

Kenya: Heavy rains reveal fault line that could split Africa in two

Heavy rains in Kenya have revealed a fault line that geologists say could split Africa in two over the next tens of millions of years.

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02 March 18

Kenya: Conservationists protest as controversial Chinese railway project begins

Conservationists in Kenya are protesting as China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) starts work on a controversial railway extension project in Nairobi National Park.

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12 February 18

Relief Web: 3,000 Rwandan families face hunger due to drought

ReliefWeb says more than 3,000 families in Rwanda’s Eastern Province are facing hunger due to the impact of drought.

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19 October 17

Renewable energy experts to meet in Rwanda

More than 200 renewable energy experts are meeting in Rwanda today to discuss the country’s green energy prospects.

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03 September 17

Kenya’s plastic bag ban comes into effect

Kenya’s ban on plastic bags comes into effect this week with offenders facing serious fines or even jail time for breaking the new regulations.

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25 August 17

Ethiopia: Tigray Region wins gold award for land restoration

Ethiopia’s Tigray Region on Tuesday won a gold medal in a UN-backed award program recognising the world’s best policies dealing with desertification and drylands.

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14 August 17

Leading conservationist shot dead in Tanzania

A leading conservationist has been shot dead in Tanzania after receiving numerous death threats.

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29 June 17

Tanzania plans hydropower dam on UNESCO Heritage Site

Tanzania is planning to build a hydropower dam on a UNESCO World Heritage Site, raising concerns over the potential impact on local wildlife.

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20 June 17

Kenya: Farmers expect maize shortage to continue

Farmers in Kenya say they’re pessimistic about the country’s maize shortage ending anytime soon, two months ahead of the next harvest.

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06 May 17

Kenya: New law forces property developers to install solar panels

A new law in Kenya that forces property developers to install solar panels on certain buildings has taken effect.

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