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South Africa: Pharmaceuticals and Industrial Chemicals Found in Fish Caught Off Cape Town's Coast

[GroundUp] The ocean around Cape Town is so polluted that pharmaceutical and industrial chemical compounds are accumulating in the flesh of fish caught off the coast.

Namibia: 'Windhoek Could Run Out of Water in Two Years'

[New Era] Windhoek -City of Windhoek spokesperson Lydia Amutenya said the current indications are that the available water in the dams can only sustain Windhoek for the next two years.

Namibia: 207 Households Still Use Bucket Toilets in //Kharas

[Namibian] A total of 207 households in //Kharas still use bucket toilets, regional governor Lucia Basson has said.

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Blasts Cites Ban On Wildlife Trade

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has castigated the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) for banning trade on wildlife products saying this has left Zimbabwe sitting on an idle US$600 worth of ivory.

Malawi: Govt Appeals for Environment Protection

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Government, through Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Sunday climate change has badly affected economies of countries that largely depend on agriculture as the phenomenon is now common occurrence.

South Africa: Global Heating Is the Key Priority - Without Urgent Action There Will Be No Jobs and No Future

[Daily Maverick] The seven priorities listed in President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address can only be achieved if climate action and ecological restoration are acknowledged as foundational to all endeavours. We cannot succeed in creating economic transformation, education, safe communities or a better Africa in the wake of climate and ecological breakdown.

Namibia: Drought Relief Not for the Well-Off - PM

[Namibian] PRIME minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila says the government's drought relief programme is only meant to benefit destitute and vulnerable communities.

South Africa: KZN Snake Catcher Finds Two Pythons in One Day

[News24Wire] A teenage boy's regular walk home from school in Edendale, KwaZulu-Natal, was stopped short by a huge python earlier this month.

South Africa: Cape Town's Dams Finally Over 50% Full - but Only Just

[News24Wire] Cape Town's dams are finally half full at 50.02%, thanks to rain and continued careful consumption - but it is not time for celebration quite yet.

Cameroon: Senate - Wildlife Heritage Bill Tabled

[Cameroon Tribune] It strives to protect migratory waterbirds which are increasingly becoming scarce and endangered and Cameroon's biodiversity in general.

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