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AllAfrica.com
Ministry Drafts Rules to Hasten Projects in Real Estate IndustryThe Ministry of Lands and Housing is drafting a new set of regulations that wil
Ministry Drafts Rules to Hasten Projects in Real Estate Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Ministry of Lands and Housing is drafting a new set of regulations that will see all estate agents registered afresh. The proposed rules also seek to bring the cost of construction down by cutting unnecessary payments and allowing use of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Records More Forest CoverRwanda has announced it will achieve ahead of time its target of planting trees
Rwanda Records More Forest Cover
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Rwanda has announced it will achieve ahead of time its target of planting trees on 30,000 hectares of land by 2018. Most of the trees are planted during the community work Umuganda. Dr. Rose Mukankomeje, director general of Rwanda Environmental... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Specialist: Landfill fires pose health threatEar, nose and throat specialist Dr Austin Trinidade says the inhalation of toxi
Specialist: Landfill fires pose health threat
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Ear, nose and throat specialist Dr Austin Trinidade says the inhalation of toxic fumes from fires at landfill sites is harmful to the elderly and the young. On Monday, a fire started at the Guanapo landfill site. Earlier this year, fires at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Waive Duty On Liquid Petroleum Gas'THE newly formed Zimbabwe Indigenous Gas Dealers Association (ZIDGA) has appeal
'Waive Duty On Liquid Petroleum Gas'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
THE newly formed Zimbabwe Indigenous Gas Dealers Association (ZIDGA) has appealed to Government to waive duty on liquid petroleum gas to promote its usage as an alternative source of energy. Duty on liquid petroleum is five percent while VAT of 15... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
He Saw Business Light in the Toxic Trash of BulbsHe is among an increasing number of entrepreneurs who are going 'green'. Mr Ric
He Saw Business Light in the Toxic Trash of Bulbs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
He is among an increasing number of entrepreneurs who are going 'green'. Mr Richmond Gatu understands well the essence of protecting the environment. This explains why his venture, Sintmond Group, is about earning a living in an environmentally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How New Project Seeks to Turn Trash Into CashFor most people, garbage is useless; something of no value. However, this think
How New Project Seeks to Turn Trash Into Cash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
For most people, garbage is useless; something of no value. However, this thinking could soon change after local rubbish collectors and the City of Kigali unveiled a project, where they will buy all city rubbish from small scale collectors and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
REMA Should Widen its Net in Environmental ProtectionRwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA) is one government body that ha
REMA Should Widen its Net in Environmental Protection
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Rwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA) is one government body that has its hands full, especially with issues regarding protection of wetlands. Its work is not made any easier since, for many decades, the country's marshlands were invaded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stone Quarry Firm Ordered to Follow RulesBy Anthony Wesaka and Emmanuel Ainebyoona Mukono — National Environmental Mana
Stone Quarry Firm Ordered to Follow Rules
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
By Anthony Wesaka and Emmanuel Ainebyoona Mukono — National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) has given an ultimatum to a Chinese stone quarry company to comply with environmental rules or face criminal prosecution. China Communications... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Climate Change Awareness Still Matter of ConcernTHE level of awareness and understanding of climate change issues in Zanzibar i
Climate Change Awareness Still Matter of Concern
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
THE level of awareness and understanding of climate change issues in Zanzibar is generally low among stakeholders; Environmental authorities say that inadequate knowledge among partners has led to slowness in implementation of adaptation and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NBA Will Carry Out Safety Assessments of the Products Before Allowing Any Imports - TonuiThe announcement by Deputy President William Ruto last week on lifting the ban
NBA Will Carry Out Safety Assessments of the Products Before Allowing Any Imports - Tonui
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The announcement by Deputy President William Ruto last week on lifting the ban on GM products in Kenya has resulted in different reactions with some terming it as 'disturbing'. National Biosafety Authority CEO Dr Willy Tonui spoke to Star Reporter... Read more
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The Hindu
TSR Committee Report: An Assessment of its Pillars and FoundationThe TSR Subramaniam Committee submitted its report reviewing the Forest and Env
TSR Committee Report: An Assessment of its Pillars and Foundation
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
The TSR Subramaniam Committee submitted its report reviewing the Forest and Environment Related Laws in December 2014. The Report had been criticised and subsequently junked due to its focus on expediting environmental clearances and limiting public... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Trincity residents picket Bhagwansingh’sValdeen Shears Armed with placards and voicing their concerns and disapproval,
Trincity residents picket Bhagwansingh’s
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Valdeen Shears Armed with placards and voicing their concerns and disapproval, several residents of Trincity and environs yesterday picketed the main entrance of Bhagwansingh’s Hardware and Steel Industries Ltd in Piarco. Continued construction of... Read more
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The Local
McDonald's gives Swede coffee laced with cleaner The Local · 12 Aug 2014, 10:56 Published: 12 Aug 2014 10:56 GMT+02:00 A wom
McDonald's gives Swede coffee laced with cleaner
The Local / Posted 17 days ago
The Local · 12 Aug 2014, 10:56 Published: 12 Aug 2014 10:56 GMT+02:00 A woman from Malmö purchased a cappuccino from McDonald's that was tainted with cleaning chemicals, leaving her throat burning... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Minister: $321m to manage waste disposalIt costs the Government $321 million per year to manage this country’s waste co
Minister: $321m to manage waste disposal
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
It costs the Government $321 million per year to manage this country’s waste collection and disposal. According to Environment and Water Resources Minister Ganga Singh this figure included transportation and waste collection costs, waste disposal... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
EMA told: Probe cause of fish kill in La BreaAs the carcasses of fish, pelicans and even a dolphin washed up on the beaches
EMA told: Probe cause of fish kill in La Brea
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
As the carcasses of fish, pelicans and even a dolphin washed up on the beaches of La Brea last weekend, president of the La Brea Fisherfolk Association Alvin La Borde is pleading with the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) to conduct... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
City of Kigali Moves to Produce Energy From Garbage RecyclingWaste material at Nduba Dump Site in Gasabo District could soon be turned into
City of Kigali Moves to Produce Energy From Garbage Recycling
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Waste material at Nduba Dump Site in Gasabo District could soon be turned into energy to be added to the national grid. Reuben Ahimbisibwe, the director-general of infrastructure at the City of Kigali, said some investors have already shown interest... Read more
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Quartz
Uganda’s Miss Earth contest to promote enviromentalism will award the winner a car - Quartz To help tackle its problems of deforestation, climate change, and.
Uganda’s Miss Earth contest to promote enviromentalism will award the winner a car
Quartz / Posted 28 days ago
- Quartz To help tackle its problems of deforestation, climate change, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KWS Cuts Deal for Rail in ParkKenya Wildlife Service will allow the standard gauge railway to pass through th
KWS Cuts Deal for Rail in Park
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Kenya Wildlife Service will allow the standard gauge railway to pass through the Nairobi National Park in exchange for cash the agency is in dire need of, the Star has learnt. KWS initially opposed the railway line, but yesterday it struck a deal... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Claxton Bay residents seek action after dump fireClaxton Bay residents are now calling for proper recycling practices to be impl
Claxton Bay residents seek action after dump fire
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
Claxton Bay residents are now calling for proper recycling practices to be implemented at the Forres Park dump, in the wake of a fire that burned through most of Saturday and left the area covered in smoke. Secretary of the Springvalle Village... Read more

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