Africa: The Great Green Wall Initiative – Designing a Sustainable Path Towards Resilience in Africa’s Drylands.

[East African] Aspiration 1 of Agenda 2063 envisions “A prosperous Africa based on inclusive growth and sustainable development” and one of the enabling factors to achieve this ambition is ensuring that the continent has an environmentally sustainable climate and resilient economies and communities.

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Uganda: Uganda Clears All Suspected of Having Ebola

[East African] Authorities in Uganda say the country’s healthcare system has succeeded in stemming further spread of the deadly Ebola virus that killed at least three people in Kasese, a border district with the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has been battling it over the past 11 months.

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Botswana: Joubert Opposes ‘Blood Law’ – As Botswana Moves to Lift Hunting Ban

[The Patriot] Respected conservation spokesperson Dereck Joubert has reacted to the recent recommendation by a Botswana government committee that the ban on trophy hunting should be lifted, elephants culled and fences be erected to prevent certain wildlife migration:

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South Africa: Wits University Accuses Protesters of Political Agenda

[GroundUp] Activities at Wits University were brought to a halt as student protests entered a fourth day on Thursday. About 200 students, led by the Wits Student Representative Council (SRC), went door-to-door across campuses, stopping lectures along the way.

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