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Les érosions transformées en dépotoirs polluent l’air et l’environnement dans les quartiers de Kinshasa

Au quartier Champ de tirs, la terre s’affaisse sous l’œil impuissant des autorités publiques. Ph. L’Objectif   Par Sifa Kaleta..

April 15, 2016 with 0 Comments

La pollution de l’air par des matières fécales sous le regard impuissant des Kinois

Les caniveaux servent désormais des voies de canalisation pour plusieurs fosses septiques à Kinshasa. Ph. L’Objectif   Par Gina..

April 15, 2016 with 1 Comment

Les espaces verts en voix de disparition

Autre fois inhabité, ce quartier de Binza Météo, où est installée la station de Melsat, est envahi aujourd’hui par des construction..

April 8, 2016 with 0 Comments

Les 10 mètres de rive du lac Kivu envahis par les nantis

Goma: L’un des immeubles construit le long du lac Kivu par les hommes nantis. Ph. Mustapha Mulonda   Par Dieudonné Mango & Dieu..

February 26, 2016 with 0 Comments

Des câbles électriques non isolés mettent en danger la vie des Kinois

Câbles réparé et laissé non isolé sur l’avenue Panzu. Ph. Bénédicte N./ClubsJDH   Par Bénédicte Ndembe C’est depuis 18..

February 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

Les sachets menacent l’environnement

Des sachets trainent partout dans la ville de Bukavu. Ph. Gédéon Bisimwa   Par Gédéon Bisimwa L’utilisation des sachets comme..

February 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

La coupe d’arbres nuit à l’environnement

Ph. Jean Pierre Akili   Par Jean Pierre Akili Il n’existe presque plus d’espace vert dans la ville de Bukavu. Ceux-là qui..

February 5, 2016 with 0 Comments

Des fumeurs exposent la santé des non-fumeurs

Un jeune fumeur rencontré à Bukavu. ph. Chrispin Mwandulo Fikiri    Par Raphaël Ruboneka À Bukavu, fumer dans des espaces publics..

January 18, 2016 with 0 Comments

Les Kinois vivent avec la fumée du tabac au quotidien

Pour certains fumeurs, se débarrasser de la cigarette est souvent difficile pour un grand nombre d’entre eux. ph. Radio Okapi –..

December 4, 2015 with 0 Comments

Des immondices de plus en plus visibles dans les marchés de Bukavu

Même dans la capitale congolaise, des montagnes d’immondices sont visibles partout. ph. JDH   Par Iragi Murhula Les poubelles de..

November 27, 2015 with 0 Comments

Goma : les vendeurs exposent les produits alimentaires non loin des immondices

Goma : A l’entrée du marché central de Virunga, une grande poubelle est présente. ph. Mustapha Mulonda   Pas Elvis Katsana La..

November 20, 2015 with 0 Comments

L’eau de pluie et des tanks, un danger pour la population gomatracienne

Par manque d’eau de la Regideso, ce riverain se contente de l’eau du lac Kivu. ph. Dieudonné Mango   Par Dieudonné Mango L’eau..

November 6, 2015 with 0 Comments

La mauvaise gestion des matières fécales et fosses septiques menace le droit de l’environnement à Bukavu

Canal drainant des eaux à Nyamugo dont certains habitants se servent pour évacuation des fosses septiques . Ph. Emily Mbaka   Par..

October 2, 2015 with 0 Comments

Whale carcasses washing up in droves

A growing number of decomposing whale carcasses are washing up along the shores of Ghana. Since August, ten whales have been spotted. That..

December 14, 2013 with 0 Comments

Digging up the future

In Hollywood “romcom” movies, you’ll sometimes see the male lead whisk away his lady in a blindfold for a surprise holiday. When..

May 9, 2013 with 0 Comments

Rain in Liberia and how weather becomes an issue of health, and even life or death

Living in Liberia through the country’s wet season, I find myself nostalgic for the relatively dry climate of Vancouver. To witness a..

August 14, 2012 with 0 Comments

Fighting for the front page: The challenges of environmental reporting in Malawi

In Malawi, parliamentary proceedings and political scandals dominate the headlines and radio waves.  Whether it is a mere press conference..

May 22, 2012 with 0 Comments

Tamale’s rights media crusader: The story of Joseph Ziem

Choosing a pen and paper over a bow and arrow, Joseph Ziem is the Robin Hood of Ghanaian rights media. “When I see something wrong, I..

February 21, 2012 with 0 Comments

Malawi prepares for climate change

Charcoal producers in rural Malawi understand that their work hurts the environment, but they argue that poverty leaves them little choice..

December 11, 2011 with 0 Comments

One little voice – a journalist defends the environment, champions human rights

Christian Baidoo was still a student when villagers from his community, Assorku Essaman, decided to chop down an ancient Brokofi tree,..

October 24, 2011 with 0 Comments

Monkey business in Northern Ghana

I snapped photos of the setting sun over Ghana’s Mole National Park, not wanting the day to end.  As I turned around I realized I..

September 2, 2011 with 0 Comments

Accidental recycling in Malawi

Take a look around Malawi's Blantyre Market and in nearly every direction, you'll see that people have repurposed and are reusing objects..

August 22, 2011 with 0 Comments

Ghana oil industry impacts environment and tourism at Axim Beach Resort

[pullquote]“We are removing all the buildings, making them more attractive, building new ones. This is the future plan. We believe we can..

July 28, 2011 with 0 Comments

Living with garbage

“What day is garbage day?” I asked my landlord upon arriving in Malawi four months ago. Expecting her to mention a day of the week, or..

June 16, 2011 with 1 Comment

The environmental cost of charcoal

Charcoal is ubiquitous in Malawi; it’s sold on the side of the road and used by most to cook. Trees harvested for charcoal are..

June 15, 2011 with 0 Comments

Ghana Needs a Solution for its Pollution

Ghana is a beautiful country.  Tall, sun-drenched palm trees, wide open blue skies, pristine beaches and ocean surf, burning garbage piles..

June 13, 2011 with 0 Comments
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