23 May 16

Environment Declining ‘Faster Than Thought,’ Says UN Ahead of Kenya Assembly

The world’s health is declining faster than expected, the UN has said ahead of its environment assembly in the Kenyan capital this week.

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12 May 16

Ethiopia: 41 Killed in Landslide

At least 41 people have been killed by landslides in Ethiopia’s southwestern Wolaita zone, following heavy rains on Monday.

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09 May 16

Tanzania Announces Plans For Uganda Gas Pipeline

Tanzania announced plans on Wednesday to build a pipeline to supply neighbouring country Uganda with natural gas.

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09 May 16

Africa’s ‘Great Green Wall’ to Battle Desertification, Famine & Extremism

Plans to plant a green wall of trees across Africa will not only battle desertification but also famine, extremism and a number of other challenges facing the continent, according to experts.

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04 May 16

Tanzania: Over 60 Percent of Land Turning Into Desert

Tanzania’s Minister for Environment January Makamba has warned that 61 percent of the country’s land is on the verge of turning into desert.

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03 May 16

Kenya: 21 Dead in Building Collapse As Country Battles Floods

At least 21 people have been killed and many more feared dead after a six-storey building collapsed in Nairobi following days of torrential rains and flooding.

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03 May 16

Ethiopia Calls on Private Sector to Help Battle Drought, Restore Land

The Ethiopian government is calling on the country’s private sector for help in its battle against drought and land restoration efforts.

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28 April 16

Uganda Chooses Tanzania, Rejects Kenya For Oil Pipeline Project

Uganda has decided to partner with Tanzania for a major oil pipeline project, rejecting Kenya in the process.

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27 April 16

Kenya to Retain Part of Its Ivory Stockpile

Kenya has announced it will retain some of last year’s 137-tonne ivory and rhino horn inventory, ahead of an event that was expected to see the entire stockpile destroyed.

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22 April 16

Rwanda: 37 Houses Destroyed by Heave Rains in Musanze

At least 37 houses have been destroyed and more than a dozen damaged by heavy rains in Rwanda’s Musanze District on Monday.

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