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.

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.

12 April 16

Rwandans At Risk From El Nino Floods

Rwandans in high-risk flood zones have been warned they are in danger if they fail to relocate to alternative areas.

30 March 16

Rwanda: 5 People Killed, 65 Houses Destroyed in Downpour

At least five people were killed and 65 houses destroyed after heavy rain in Rwanda last week.

28 March 16

Drought and Soaring Temperatures Leave 36m People in Africa Facing Hunger

The UN has warned more than 36 million people in eastern and southern Africa face hunger due to drought and soaring temperatures caused by El Niño.

24 March 16

24 African Nations Team Up to Restore Forests

Twenty-four African nations launched a new initiative on Tuesday to restore forests in the East and Southern African regions.

31 January 16

British Helicopter Pilot Killed by Poachers in Tanzania

A British helicopter pilot has been shot dead by Tanzanian poachers, according to the charity he was working for.

01 January 16

Tanzania Resorts to Fossil Fuels as Drought Cripples Hydropower

Tanzania is turning to fossil fuels as it struggles to produce enough electricity, following a prolonged drought that has crippled the country’s hydropower plants.

03 December 15

Ethiopia Plunged into Darkness As Drought Dries Dams

Ethiopia is facing nationwide power cuts as a result of low water levels at dams, following a poor rainy season, officials have reported.

30 November 15

Kenya President Lands in Paris Ahead of Climate Talks

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Paris on Sunday, ahead of the 2015 Climate Change Summit, which begins today.


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