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Nigeria:Osinbajo Visits As Death Toll in Katsina Flood Rises to 52

Wed, 2018-07-18 09:20
[Guardian] Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria's border with Niger has left more than 52 people dead and another 20 missing in Katsina State, the emergency services said yesterday.

Nigeria:Katsina Flood Death Toll Rises to 58

Wed, 2018-07-18 08:30
[This Day] Katsina -The death toll from the flood that ravaged 10 villages in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Sunday has risen to 58 as more corpses were said to have been discovered Tuesday from demolished structures and water channels within the affected communities.

Nigeria:Govt Begins Construction of Dykes to Prevent Flooding - Official

Wed, 2018-07-18 08:13
[Vanguard] The Federal Government has commenced the construction of dykes to protect the nation's river bodies and minimise risks that could arise from flooding.

Nigeria:Amosun 'Deploys' Cabinet Members to Join in Debris Clearing

Wed, 2018-07-18 08:02
[Premium Times] Cabinet members in Ogun State have been deployed to various parts of Abeokuta to join in the clearing of debris, following the flood, which caused havoc in the state capital, last Friday, a press statement indicated Tuesday.

Ghana:Ghana Disseminates Draft Motor Vehicle Emission Standards and Regulations

Tue, 2018-07-17 13:20
[UNEP] The Environmental Protection Agency of Ghana, with support from UN Environment and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, drafted its Motor Vehicle Emission Standards and Regulations. The document was disseminated for review at a broader national stakeholder workshop from 20 - 21 June 2018 at the Institute of Environmental Studies in Amasaman, Ghana.

Nigeria:Rainstorm Kills 48, Destroys 500 Houses in Katsina

Tue, 2018-07-17 09:26
[Leadership] The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) confirmed yesterday that a heavy rainfall in Jibia local government area of Katsina State has claimed about 48 lives and destroyed no fewer than 500 houses.

Nigeria:44 Dead, 20 Missing After Katsina Downpour

Tue, 2018-07-17 09:09
[Guardian] At least, 44 persons lost their lives in the early hours of yesterday following a downpour that lasted over two hours and wreaked havoc in 10 communities in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State, the president's home state.

Nigeria:Flood Kills 44, Destroys 500 Houses in Katsina

Tue, 2018-07-17 09:05
[This Day] Katsina -No fewer than 44 persons were feared dead and scores missing as flood wreaked havoc in 10 communities in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State on Sunday night.

Nigeria:Jibia Flood Update - 44 People Killed, 20 Missing - Masari

Tue, 2018-07-17 08:14
[Vanguard] Gov Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday said over 44 persons loss their lives while 20 others are still missing following the Sunday flood disaster in Jibia Local Government Area of the state.

Nigeria:Rainstorm Kills 38, Damages Over 200 Houses in Katsina

Tue, 2018-07-17 08:05
[Premium Times] The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday said that 38 persons had lost their lives following a rainstorm in Jibia Local Government Area of the state.

Nigeria:Katsina Flood - Death Toll Rises to 44

Tue, 2018-07-17 08:02
[Premium Times] Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday said over 44 people had lost their lives while 20 others were still missing following the Sunday flood disaster in Jibia Local Government Area of the state.

Nigeria:Flood Kills 5 Persons, Destroys Property in Abeokuta

Mon, 2018-07-16 18:02
[Guardian] No fewer than five persons were feared dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed on Friday night, as flood wreaked havoc in some parts of Abeokuta, Ogun capital.

South Africa:Mulitimillion-Rand French Desalination Project Awaits Environmental Approval

Mon, 2018-07-16 17:20
[News24Wire] A nearly R9m joint desalination project between the Western Cape government and the French government still needs the required environmental approval for operation in November.

Nigeria:Global Warming - Nigeria Among Countries At Risk As Temperature Soars

Mon, 2018-07-16 15:40
[This Day] Nigeria has been listed among countries most at risk as global warming brings more high temperatures, necessitating the need to keep people cool and preserve food and medicine.

Nigeria:Dozens Killed, Houses Destroyed As Flood Wreak Havoc in Katsina

Mon, 2018-07-16 15:35
[This Day] Katsina -No fewer than 25 persons were reportedly killed, 90 houses destroyed, over 260 livestock confirmed dead, several people declared missing and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed, as flood wreak havoc in 10 communities of Jibia Local Government area of Katsina State Monday morning.

Kenya:Weatherman Warns the Young and Elderly to Adopt Warm Dress Code

Mon, 2018-07-16 11:35
[Nation] The cold and chilly weather will continue in most parts of the country with Central and Western regions set to receive rainfall for the next five days.

Nigeria:Poisonous Haze - Why the Air We Breathe Could Kill Us

Mon, 2018-07-16 10:59
[Bhekisisa] Climate change and air pollution could be conspiring against the continent, and fuelling new levels of death and disease.

Namibia:Meet Three-Month-Old Baby Who Survived Flood

Fri, 2018-07-13 15:53
[New Era] Swakopmund -Baby, Wise Pandulo Shindinge who survived a flash flood in Windhoek, Havana in which his mother Saima Thomas, 32, and his brother Lukas Johannes Shindinge, 3, died has become a symbol of hope and joy for his aunt currently raising him in Swakopmund.

Sudan:Three Children Killed By Torrential Rainfall in North Darfur

Fri, 2018-07-13 15:37
[Radio Dabanga] Tabit -Three children died and another child was injured in torrential rainfalls in Tabit, North Darfur, this week.

Namibia:Behaviour Change Is Necessary to Adapt to Climate Change

Thu, 2018-07-12 15:20
[Namibian] IT IS very hard for people to see the link between their food and transport choices and how the climate is changing.

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