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Illegal trade is wiping out the African Grey Parrot

“A report by World Animal Protection and World Parrot Trust titled “Illegal online trade in endangered parrots: A groundbreaking investigation”…

Zambia plans to slaughter 2,000 hippos to control numbers

“Zambia plans to slaughter 2,000 hippopotamuses to control overpopulation, officials said Wednesday, as conservationists lashed the scheme as a ploy…

Ugandan Government Clears China, Hungary Investors to Set Up Fish Farms

“The government has given the green light to two investment groups; one from Hungary and another from China to set…

Amid Upheaval, Teak Forests Fall in South Sudan

“Rapid felling of South Sudan’s teak forests, largely by foreign-owned firms, has drawn protests – and brings environmental risks” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902130942.html…

University closes 4 campuses

“The University of Eastern Africa, Baraton has closed four campuses and sacked 300 staff to reduce the high wage bill…

Zimbabwe: John Deere Dangles US$50 Million Deal

“World-renowned manufacturer of agriculture, construction and heavy equipment — John Deere — is in talks with the Government with a…

Climate Change Leads Ethiopian Herders to Retrain As Farmers

“As droughts becomes harsher, killing animals, adding in vegetable farming – and other money makers – is paying off for…

Climate change is Kenya’s top security issue

“Kenyans taking part in a newly-released global poll have identified climate change as the biggest threat facing the country.” https://allafrica.com/stories/201902140097.html…

No Ebola in Uganda

“Uganda’s Health ministry on Wednesday said there is no Ebola case in the country after blood tests from a man…

Ruto: Kenyatta matters to me

Kenya’s vice president was quoted as saying that”“The person who matters to me is Mr Kenyatta. There are very many…

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