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Thursday December 02, 2021

West African nature reserve

By AFP
July 24, 2021

Abidjan: A west African nature reserve spanning Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger on Friday escaped a UNESCO listing as under threat despite the jihadist conflict harrowing the Sahel region.

South Africa convinced the UN body’s World Heritage Committee to back an amendment -- also supported by other African states -- to keep the W-Arly-Pendjari (WAP) complex off the list.