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Severe tropical storm warning, as Tropical Depression Filipo aims at the south, center of Mozambique

– Tropical disturbance would continue to evolve and become a severe tropical storm and make landfall early Tuesday morning, Mozambique warns. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Mozambique’s National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) has issued a red warning following the formation of a severe tropical storm, which is expected to hit the south and center with […]

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Hazardous substance spillage contaminates Murare River: EMA warns

-The clean-up of the spillage is ongoing to stop further contamination of water downstream and the rest of the affected environs, EMA assured. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) has warned that 30 tonnes of a mixed load of hazardous substances spilled following a truck accident along the Mutare –

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South Africa must tackle crude legacy of environmental racism and toxic exposure: UN expert

John Cassim  Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – South Africa must redouble its efforts to tackle the crude legacy of pre-1994 environmental racism, including the abhorrent practice of intentionally situating landfills and polluting industries along racial lines and in low-income and migrant communities, Marcos A. Orellana, UN expert said. “To this day, the legacy of pervasive air,

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Pressure grows as 231 rhinos are poached in South Africa in six months

– However, KZN still maintains sizable rhino herds and is currently the main target for poachers, according to officials. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – According to the most recent statistics, which were made public on August 1, 231 rhinos were poached in South Africa between January and June 2023. Compared to the total number

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Rehabilitation of Kariba Dam at an advanced stage

-Completion of the work, minimize the risks of unregulated releases of water which could flood the downstream communities, resulting in damage to property and loss of lives, the Authority said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – Works on the US$294.2 million – Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project (KDRP) are progressing well with works being 67% complete,

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Health scare as Mhandamabwe Clinic goes for months with no water.

“For now, we do not have water, and we have to buy three buckets for US$1, a local nurse revealed John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – A health disaster is looming at Mhandamabwe Clinic in Chivi District, as it has gone for months without water. Chivi is a district in Masvingo, nearly 300 kilometers south

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16 White rhinos reintroduced to DR Congo national park

Staff Reporter HARARE, Zimbabwe – Sixteen southern white rhinos have been released into Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), officials said on Saturday, reintroducing an endangered species that was decimated by poaching. The last northern white rhino in the park, which lies in the DRC’s northeast, was poached in 2006.

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16 000 species face imminent extinction as biodiversity die.

– It appears that our food and fuel production is happening at the expense of other species, IUCN says. John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe – At least 16 000 species are feared could become extinct soon as the number of endangered species continues to increase year after year. Some endangered species, such as tigers, are known

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