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Residents of several districts of the Senegalese capital have been experiencing water shortage for some days now, a situation described as very difficult during this hot season.
A global organization advocating for a healthy environment for all says it is disappointed by the tactics used by the Canadian government to oppose listing of chrysotile asbestos at the recent Rotterdam Convention.
A group of civil society delegates has walked out of the mid-year meeting of the Kimberle diamonds certification process in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital, Kinshasa.
The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has declared the Saloum Delta in Senegal one of the World Heritage sites.
Archeologists have made impressive discoveries in Sierra Leone, following six weeks of excavation in the ruins of the British Slave Castle in Bunce Island.
Illegal fishing is causing Sierra Leone dearly, both in terms of lost revenues and depletion of its fish stocks.Officials say the country loses about thirty million US dollars yearly.
Discussions have been held on what measures to put in place to prevent a repeat of devastating flooding in Benin last year.
During last year’s rainy season, flood waters from torrential rains engulfed Benin’s capital, Cotonou and large parts of the country, killing many people and leaving thousands displaced.
Lightning during a rainstorm has Damaged Five Community Radio Stations in Liberia.
A three-day conference on natural catastrophes in West Africa has ended in the Beninese capital, Cotonou.
Officials at the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) in Liberia say the government has made significant achievement in its attempt to rid the Sapo National Park of illegal occupants and poachers.