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Cape Town News

Public vegetable garden in Cape Town

Company's Garden goes back to its roots A public vegetable and herb garden has been created at the Company’s Garden, a Cape Town landmark in the heart of the Central Business District (CBD)....
Maputo News

Japan funds new fish market in Maputo

Market will have modern hygiene facilities Construction of a new fish market in the Triunfo area of Maputo is set to begin in late April, and is funded by $12.6 million from the Japanese Internati...
Cairo News

Cairo affected by locusts

Egypt is using crop-dusting aircraft and is being helped by the military to combat the estimated 30 million locusts that began appearing in the skies over Cairo during the weekend of 2-3 March....
Maputo News

Swine fever outbreak in Maputo

Authorities have confirmed an outbreak of the African swine fever virus (ASFV) in the province of Maputo and have banned the movement of pigs within the province unless the animals receive a clean bil...
Addis Ababa News

International coffee conference in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa is hosting an international conference on coffee under the theme Ethiopian Coffee Export Conference: Strengthening the Legacy of Our Coffee, from 8 - 9 November. The Ethiopian Coffee Ex...
Cairo News

Major foot-and-mouth outbreak in Egypt

A major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease is affecting Egypt, with some 40,000 cases suspected and resulting in the deaths of over 4,600 animals, mostly calves. Although foot-and-mouth disease has...
Arusha News

Cattle rustling decreases in Tanzania

There has been a sharp decline in cattle rustling in Tanzania, according to figures released by the National Stock Theft Unit (STPU). There were 4,428 cases of cattle rustling reported last year, r...
Addis Ababa News

African coffee conference in Addis Ababa

The ninth edition of the African Fine Coffee Conference and Exhibition in Ethiopia is being held in Addis Ababa from 16-18 February. With the theme
Nairobi News

Milk and bread costs more in Nairobi

The price of milk and bread is going up in Nairobi supermarkets thanks to a shortage of milk and increases in wheat prices. Prices are increasing by up to 10 per cent for both products. Milk now costs...
Dar Es Salaam News

Dynamite fishing causes concern for Dar gas pipeline

Environmental activists are concerned about the growing amount of
Addis Ababa News

Indian firm grows crops in Ethiopia

An Indian company is to plant crops such as rice, maize and soya beans on over 20,000 hectares of land in Oromia state, which stretches from west Ethiopia to the southern border, and 15,000 hectares o...
Maputo News

Maputo threatened by fruit fly invasion

A fruit fly invasion, which has caused havoc in the central Mozambican province of Manica, is now travelling south to the provinces of Maputo, Inhambane and Gaza, despite the current ban on exporting...
Addis Ababa News

Japan supports bio-farm project in Addis Ababa

A bio-farm project funded by the Japanese government has taken place in Yeka Sub-City, Addis Ababa. The project supported a women
Maputo News

Fishing gets new funds in Mozambique

Mozambique is to receive a $21.1 million loan from the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to support its artisanal fishing industry. The purpose of the loan is to pe...


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