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4 October 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • In July 2021, an Angolan diamond mine leaked large amounts of polluted water into the Kasai River Basin which stretches across Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Twelve people were killed, a further 4,400 fell ill and an estimated 1 million more were affected by the polluted water.
3 October 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo

The talks in the DRC's capital, Kinshasa, are informal but meant to allow various countries and green groups to take stock of political positions ahead of COP27 -- the United Nations climate gathering of world leaders in Egypt next month.

30 September 2022


This was revealed by president Hage Geingob on Friday while delivering his speech at the inaugural session of the Botswana-Namibia bi-national commission in Gaborone, Botswana.

Geingob said Namibia continues to make good progress in cross-border trade.

Mogadishu, Somalia. UN Photo/Stuart Price
28 September 2022

The United Nations has warned that the Horn of Africa nation is on the brink of famine for the second time in just over a decade, with 200,000 people in danger of starvation.

26 September 2022

China first proposed its "red line" scheme in 2011 to put an end to decades of "irrational development" that had encroached on forests, wetlands and other precious ecosystems.

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