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[News24Wire] Another 100 people are to be airlifted to safety from a flood-hit district of southern Zimbabwe on Tuesday, a minister says.
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is a land with different agro-ecological zones. These varied ecological zones have enabled the country to be among countries having the highest livestock population. The country stands first in Africa and is ranked 10th in the world in livestock population. Moreover, cattle and human kinds have strong attachments in Ethiopia . Most of Ethiopian farmers or pastoralists have special place for their head of cattle that are key to their livelihood. It is not unusual that the pastoral community conside
[Deutsche Welle] The South Sudanese government and the UN say a famine caused by conflict and economic crisis has hit two counties. Aid agencies said the official famine declaration meant people had already started dying of hunger.
[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town does not plan to disrupt the supply of water to residents in an effort to conserve water, an official said on Monday.
[Al Jazeera] Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three UN agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.
[News24Wire] The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has cautioned that the rainy weather experienced over the weekend is set to continue throughout the week.
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) says significant progress has been made with regards to drought relief interventions nationwide.
[The Herald] RAINS following the downgraded cyclone Dineo have left dozens of people homeless and destroyed infrastructure that include roads and dams across the country. In a statement yesterday, the Department of Civil Protection (DCP) said most of the affected areas were Umzingwane, Matopo Kezi, Zvishavane, Insiza, Gwanda, Bulilima, Bulawayo, Mberengwa and Tsholotsho.
[SA Govt] The Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters, urges motorists and public transport drivers to be cautious on the roads as the tropical depression associated with the recent cyclone that affected Southern Africa continued its westward progression and is currently located near the border of South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
[The Herald] SINCE last October, torrential rains have pounded much of Zimbabwe, causing rivers, including Save, the country's biggest, to overflow, with dozens of dams spilling, and thousands of acres of cropland swamped. By the first week of February, more than 100 people had died, over 1 000 homes destroyed and 40 schools damaged while entire villages in the low veld had been completely cut off as bridges collapsed, according to the Civil Protection Unit (CPU).
[Shabelle] Somalia has once again been hit by a severe drought, which could quickly develop into a famine. 'A large proportion of the population is affected by the drought, and over six million people are in need of food aid.
[Shabelle] Nearly 30 people, most of them women and children are reported to have died of hunger and malnutrition near Diinsoor district in Baay region, which once served as Al Shabaab bastion.
[Shabelle] As a devastating drought grips Somalia, UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are warning that only a massive and immediate scale-up of humanitarian assistance can help the country avoid falling into another catastrophe.
[News24Wire] Two Air Force of Zimbabwe helicopters were deployed to airlift to safety at least 50 families stranded by floods this weekend in the southern district of Tsholotsho, a minister said.
[Dalsan Radio] Hundreds of thousands of people in Somalia may die or be near death in May if immediate action isn't taken to address the threat of famine, Britain's envoy for the Horn of Africa warned Wednesday.
[UN News] Juba -UN agencies warn that almost 5 million people urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assistance
[East African] Close to 3 million Kenyans are in need of relief assistance, official said.
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario is making a two day working visit to the southern province of Inhambane to assess the damage done by cyclone Dineo which hit the province on Wednesday and Thursday last week.
[Zimbabwe Standard] Dineo means a gift in SeTswana and the rains caused by a cyclone bearing her name has been a gift for Bulawayo.
[The Conversation Africa] Far beneath Mauritius' inactive volcanoes lies an astonishing, important piece of the Earth's history: a fragment of ancient continental crust. And no: it's not Atlantis.