Business & Finance

Japanese Ship Operator to Put $9.4M Toward Mauritius Oil Spill Recovery

The operator of a Japanese-owned bulk carrier that crashed into a reef in late July, causing a widespread oil spill in Mauritius, will pay at least $9.4 million over several years to fund environmental projects and support local fishing communities. The spill took place near the coastal areas of southeast Mauritius, an area of international […]

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Botswana Parliament Rejects Call to Arm Game Rangers

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – Botswana’s National Assembly has rejected a call to rearm its game rangers that was driven by a surge in rhinoceros poaching in recent years. Guns were taken away from the rangers in 2018, but an opposition party lawmaker had moved a motion to rearm the wildlife officers. Botswana’s legislators voted against a […]