Monthly Archives: October 2018

  • Loss of lives at sea: Greenpeace calls on the Senegalese Government to improve safety at sea for small-scale artisanal fishermen

    October 25, 2018

    Water Journalists Africa October 25, 2018 The latest report published by the Directorate for the Monitoring and Protection of Senegalese Fisheries (DPSP) shows that in 2017, 92 accidents resulting in 140 deaths, mostly of artisanal fishermen, were recorded Greenpeace Africa has today, released a new documentary on the numerous cases of small-scale fishermen who have […]

  • Africa needs to speak with one voice on climate issues, says Kenya’s Environment Minister

    October 12, 2018

    PAMACC News Agency October 12, 2018 The Seventh Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA–VII) has opened in Nairobi, Kenya with a strong call for Africa to prepare and speak with one voice when it goes to the next UN climate change talks (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland. Kenya’s Environment and Forestry Minister, […]

  • IPCC report confirms the need to keep fossil fuels in the ground to achieve 1.5ºC, 350.org says

    October 9, 2018

    Our reporter October 09, 2018 One month after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to demand real climate action as part of the Rise for Climate Mobilisation, the world’s scientists have issued their clearest call for avoiding the worst impacts of a warming world. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), UN-backed […]