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Zimbabwe: Over 500 Feared Dead in Rising Floods Toll

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:19
[CAJ News] Chimanimani -THE death toll in the floods devastating Zimbabwe is feared to reach 500 as hundreds of people remain missing.

Mozambique: The Nation Begins 3 Days of National Mourning for Cyclone Victims

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:52
[VOA] Three days of national mourning began Wednesday in Mozambique after one of the most destructive storms to strike southern Africa in decades killed hundreds of people..

Africa: AU to Donate U.S.$350,000 Towards Cyclone Idai

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:49
[The Herald] As humanitarian assistance continues to pour in towards victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai that ravaged Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, the African Union Commission yesterday announced a US$350,000 emergency fund for disaster mitigation.

Malawi: Mutharika Visists Thyolo Flood Victims

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:48
[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika on Wednesday March 20 2019 visited Molele in Thyolo district to comfort people affected by heavy rains and flooding.

Zimbabwe: Massive Treatment Programme for Cyclone Idai Victims

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:38
[The Herald] Government has launched a massive treatment programme for the victims of Cyclone Idai, with adequate medical supplies and medical personnel now in place to cater for the thousands affected mainly in Chimanimani and Chipinge districts of Manicaland.

Zimbabwe: 300 Residents Lose Houses to Floods

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:38
[The Herald] Chiredzi -Over 300 residents here have lost their houses, which were constructed on wetlands, to flash floods that swept through Chiredzi Town last month.

Zimbabwe: Minister Briefs Parly On Cyclone

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:38
[The Herald] GOVERNMENT has said some bodies of people who have been reported missing in Chimanimani following the ravaging Cyclone Idai are reportedly floating in Mozambique and the army is on its way to retrieve them.

Zimbabwe: Chinese, Stanbic Bank Donate to Cyclone Idai Victims

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:38
[The Herald] The Chinese community in Zimbabwe yesterday donated to the Government of Zimbabwe an assortment of goods worth thousands of dollars towards the victims of Cyclone Idai.

Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai - Mnangagwa Cancels Rally

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:38
[The Herald] The Meet the People Rally that was scheduled for Saturday at Chachacha Growth Point in Shurugwi has been shelved to allow President Mnangagwa time to assess the impact of Cyclone Idai.

Zimbabwe: Cyclone Forces Mnangagwa to Dump Home Province Rally

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:26
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa was Wednesday forced to postpone his Saturday "Thank You" rally that was set for his home province of Midlands in order to give his maximum attention to the aftermath of the recent Cyclone Idai.

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa's Son Hires Three Helicopters for Idai

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:21
[The Herald] One of President Mnangagwa's children, Emmerson Junior, yesterday hired three helicopters to assist with the recovery efforts for victims of Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani, Manicaland Province where over 100 people have been confirmed dead while hundreds others are missing and feared dead.

Zimbabwe: Idai - President Leads From the Front

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:21
[The Herald] Cletus Mushanawani and Rumbidzayi Zinyuke

Zimbabwe: Confronting Flooding Disasters

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:21
[The Herald] Severe floods in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe have affected up to 1,5 million people and left up to more than 300 dead after Cyclone Idai tore through the three countries.

Africa: Continent Has Limited Abilities in War Against Climate Change

Thu, 2019-03-21 10:01
[East African] African countries have renewed their push to combat climate change, with new commitments to boost funding for clean and renewable energy sources as it emerged that the continent has suffered some of the worst effects of climate change in decades.

Nigeria: World Bank Scale Up Support for Climate Adaptation, Mitigation in Africa

Thu, 2019-03-21 09:33
[This Day] The World Bank Group has made several announcements to scale up support for both climate adaptation and mitigation in Africa, during the third One Planet Summit.

Malawi: Why Malawi Is Failing to Protect People From Floods

Thu, 2019-03-21 08:35
[The Conversation Africa] Severe floods in Malawi have affected about a million people and claimed 56 lives.

Nigeria: 46 Houses Destroyed As Rainstorm Wreaks Havoc in Ekiti

Thu, 2019-03-21 08:11
[Premium Times] No fewer than 46 houses and a monarch's palace were destroyed by a rainstorm in Are Ekiti, a town in Ifelodun/Irepodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

Nigeria: Rainstorm Wreaks Havoc, Destroys Over 95 Houses in Ekiti

Thu, 2019-03-21 08:00
[Leadership] No fewer than ninety-five houses have been destroyed by devastating rainstorm that blew across many communities in Ekiti State.

Southern Africa: Tropical Cyclone Idai - the Storm That Knew No Boundaries

Wed, 2019-03-20 18:55
[The Conversation Africa] Tropical cyclone Idai has made headlines across southern Africa throughout the month of March. Lingering in the Mozambique Channel at tropical cyclone intensity for six days, the storm made landfall in Beira, Mozambique in the middle of the month, then tracked in a westerly direction until its dissipation.

Kenya: No Drought Deaths, No Food Crisis, DP Ruto Insists

Wed, 2019-03-20 18:19
[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto has insisted that no Kenyan has starved to death because of the drought in parts of the country.