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Sudan: Manis Chairs Meeting of Supreme Committee for Rain Fall Season

Tue, 2020-04-28 13:59
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Ambassador Omar Bashir Manis, chaired today's morning the first meeting of the Supreme Committee for the Autumn Emergency for the year 2020, during which Lit. Gen. (Police) Terifi Idris Dafullah, the Interior Minister, presented features of the civil defense plan for facing the rainy season of the year 2020.

Rwanda: Govt to Set Up Telemetry Stations to Monitor Floods

Tue, 2020-04-28 13:11
[New Times] Rwanda Water Resources Board is set to establish telemetry stations to monitor the trends or peak flow of rivers, drainages and other flood hotspots as part of early warning systems aimed at minimizing the likely impacts of floods and plan for flood-resilient infrastructure.

Southern Africa: Zimbabwe Among Four Countries Worst Affected By Hunger in the Region - WFP

Tue, 2020-04-28 10:51
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe is among four Southern African countries worst affected by hunger.

Kenya: Three Killed in Bomet as Marooned Villagers Appeal for Aid

Tue, 2020-04-28 09:45
[Nation] Three people have been killed after being swept away by raging flood waters in Bomet County.

Africa: Young Climate Activists Vow to #fighteverycrisis in Global Online Strike

Mon, 2020-04-27 15:10
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] From Uganda to Russia to the Pacific islands, youth campaigners take digital a global strike planned before the coronavirus crisis

Zimbabwe: Cash Crop Production Takes a Dip

Mon, 2020-04-27 13:51
[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe's production of cash crops will take a serious dip this year following a prolonged dry spell during the second half of the rainy season and this is likely to add pressure on the country's foreign currency reserves, it has emerged.

Botswana: Satau Warned of Possible Floods

Mon, 2020-04-27 11:42
[Botswana Daily News] Satau -Click to see more pictures

Kenya: Heavy Rainfall Being Experienced in the Country to Reduce

Mon, 2020-04-27 11:25
[Nairobi News] The Kenya Meteorological Department has said that the heavy rainfall being experienced in most parts of the country will reduce from the beginning of May.

Kenya: State to Give Sh50,000 to Families That Lost Kin in Mudslides, Floods

Mon, 2020-04-27 10:53
[Nation] The government will give Sh50,000 to each of the families that lost their loved ones during landslides and flash floods in Chesegon along Marakwet-Pokot border a week ago.

Kenya: Rains to Reduce Starting Friday

Mon, 2020-04-27 10:52
[Nation] The Kenya Meteorological Department has said that the heavy rains being experienced in most parts of the country will reduce starting May 1.

Kenya: Families Press on With Search for Missing Kin as State Ends Mission

Mon, 2020-04-27 10:52
[Nation] Collins Rutto, 21, was in deep thought, wondering what to do next after the government called off the search for people missing after last Saturday's landslides and flash floods in Chesogon along Marakwet-Pokot border.

Zimbabwe: Maize Hectarage Declines

Mon, 2020-04-27 10:24
[The Herald] The 2019/20 cropping season hectarage for maize has suffered a five percent decline to around 1,5 million hectares from the 1,6 million planted in the 2018/19 season, while the area under traditional grains increased significantly countrywide.

Rwanda: Weekend Rains Claim Three Lives, Destroy Over 40 Homes

Mon, 2020-04-27 10:22
[New Times] Three people were killed by heavy rains that pounded several parts of the country on Friday night.

Rwanda: Friday Night Downpour Claims Three Lives

Mon, 2020-04-27 10:22
[New Times] Three people were killed by heavy rains that pounded several parts of the country on Friday night.

Kenya: Families to Get Sh50,000 Each for Burials After Elgeyo Marakwet Tragedy

Mon, 2020-04-27 09:31
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Government has set aside Sh1.7 million to be distributed among 35 households that lost their loved ones during the recent landslide tragedy at the border of Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot Counties.

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