Tag: weather

Attracting investment in Rwanda’s agricultural sector

Dr. Charles Bucagu, Deputy Director General of Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) discusses mechanisms to make the agriculture sector attractive for investment amid financial constraints, weather and more. He joins CNBC Africa for more.

Here’s how weather conditions impact crime rates in South Africa

This sign could be interpreted literally. Shutterstock Gregory Breetzke, University of Pretoria Over the past few decades there has been a growing worldwide interest in examining the relationship between weather and various types of crime....

Heavy rain in Ivory Coast raises flooding fears in cocoa areas

Abundant rainfall fell last week in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions, sparking fears that flooding could hinder harvesting.

Drop in India, Kenya tea output brews price rises

The price of tea is likely to climb further this year after dry weather slashed production of the commodity.

South Africa could face another El Nino drought soon

Drought conditions associated with an El Nino weather pattern are likely to reoccur in a few months time, the South African government said on Thursday. "Recurrence of El Niño drought conditions likely ......

Bad weather slows fuel cargo docking in Angola

Bad weather off the coast of Angola has prevented the berthing of fuel vessels docking at Cabinda and Benguela ports, causing shortages at filling stations and power blackouts, state-energy company Sonangol said. Sonangol...

Cold weather curbs armyworm outbreak in South Africa

Neighbouring countries, such as Zambia and Zimbabwe, who do not grow GMO crops, are suffering larger losses.

South African summer to be hotter than normal amid drought

The South African Weather Service also said there was a "gradual improvement" in prospects for above-normal rainfall