Africa:Why Africa Stands to Benefit If Rise in Global Temperatures Is Kept to 1.5°c

[The Conversation Africa] At the end of the century, if carbon emissions aren’t reduced faster, the global temperature is likely to be 2.6°C to 4.8°C higher than it was in 1986-2005. Africa could be even hotter than that, to the tune of between 3℃ and 6℃.

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East Africa:Fresh Spat Leaves Trading in EA Hanging in the Balance

[Citizen] Nairobi -The Tanzanian government has rejected Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) backing of locally made goods in a fresh trade spat that has seen Dar es Salaam impose barriers on confectionery products like chocolate, ice cream, biscuits and sweets.

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Tanzania:15 Killed as Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc

[Citizen] At least 15 people have died in various parts of the country following heavy rains which entered their third day yesterday. At least 250 houses in Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Arusha were destroyed in the downpours, and the number looked set to go up as authorities continued to carry out a countrywide assessment.

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Malawi:Media Body Condemns Attacks On BBC Journalists

[Nyasa Times] Nyika Media Club, a grouping of media professionals in the Northern Region, has criticised the attack of three British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) journalists and three other members of their crew in Karonga’s ‘Benghazi’ area on Friday on suspicion that they were bloodsuckers.

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