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Nigeria: What the Weather Would Look Like Across Nigerian On Tuesday - NiMet

Tue, 2019-04-30 09:49
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted cloudy to partly cloudy and sunny weather conditions with widespread thunderstorms and rains over most parts of the country on Tuesday.

Malawi: Russia Donates Assorted Relief Items to Malawi to Help Flood Victims

Tue, 2019-04-30 09:08
[Nyasa Times] The Russian government has donated assorted relief items to the Government of Malawi to aid people that have been affected by floods in different districts in Malawi.

Mozambique: Pounding Rains Hamper Aid Deliveries After Cyclone

Tue, 2019-04-30 07:38
[VOA] Rains continued to pound northern Mozambique Monday, hampering aid deliveries in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth, as the death toll from the storm rose to 38.

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth - Prime Minister Says Help Needed to Rebuild

Tue, 2019-04-30 07:29
[Deutsche Welle] Mozambique's Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario has welcomed vital emergency aid from abroad, as his country deals with deadly flooding. But, as he told DW, more help will be needed for long-term reconstruction.

Mozambique: 10 Things to Know About Cyclone Kenneth

Tue, 2019-04-30 07:20
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Rescuers in northern Mozambique struggled on Monday to reach people stranded by flooding after a second cyclone in just over a month pounded the impoverished southern African nation, leaving a trail of death and destruction in its wake.

South Africa: KZN Floods Cause Damage of Over R1 Billion, Province Wants Disaster Declared

Mon, 2019-04-29 18:16
[News24Wire] The cost of damage to various parts of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) following last week's heavy rains and localised flooding has run into billions of rand, Premier Willies Mchunu said on Monday.

South Africa: Minister Visits Flood-Ravaged Eastern Cape to 'See Damage First-Hand'

Mon, 2019-04-29 18:11
[News24Wire] Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), visited areas affected by floods in the Eastern Cape on Sunday to assess the damage.

South Africa: Coordinated Approach to Bring Relief to Flood-Affected Communities

Mon, 2019-04-29 17:46
[] People are working around the clock to restore life to normalcy in the flood-ravaged areas of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape.

Mozambique: UN to Probe Sex-for-Food Aid Allegations After Mozambique's Cyclone Idai

Mon, 2019-04-29 14:03
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -The United Nations said on Friday it will investigate allegations that survivors of a deadly cyclone in Mozambique are being forced to have sex with community leaders for food.

Africa: Man-Made Crisis - Toxic Masculinity Drives Climate Change, Say UK Artists

Mon, 2019-04-29 14:01
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -From storms named after women that cause more damage because people prepare for them less to men who refuse to recycle because they think it looks girly, climate damage is riven with toxic masculinity, a new exhibition argues.

Africa: Why We Must Act Now for Climate and Gender Justice

Mon, 2019-04-29 13:42
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] The time to address climate change has never been more urgent, and the fact is that each and every person plays an important role in finding solutions.

Mozambique: Storm-Struck Mozambique Must Revamp Climate Preparations - Former First Lady

Mon, 2019-04-29 13:38
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -After Cyclone Idai blasted through the Mozambican port of Beira in March, former first lady Graca Machel took a helicopter ride over the city - and was astonished at the devastation.

Rwanda: Bugesera Farmers Receive Govt Bailout After Devastating Floods

Mon, 2019-04-29 12:46
[New Times] Farmers grouped under CORIMARU - a cooperative of rice growers in Rurambi Marshland in Bugesera District--whose rice plantations were completely destroyed by heavy floods have been able to salvage something thanks to government support.

South Africa: Winter Rains Are Starting Later in the Year - Study

Mon, 2019-04-29 12:20
[News24Wire] The rainy season in South Africa's winter rainfall region is starting later in the year than it used to, according to a study conducted at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

South Africa: Declare Disaster Zone Pleads Flood Victim in Port St Johns Informal Settlement

Mon, 2019-04-29 12:05
[GroundUp] The small community of Port St. Johns in the Eastern Cape is picking up the pieces in the aftermath of floods. More than 300 people have been displaced according to the municipality.

Zimbabwe: Lack of Medicines Hamper Relief Projects

Mon, 2019-04-29 11:23
[CAJ News] Masvingo -Insufficient medicines are hindering relief efforts in impoverished regions south of Zimbabwe.

Mozambique: Massive Flooding and Torrential Rain Slam Cabo Delgado

Mon, 2019-04-29 10:47
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Category 4 cyclone Kenneth hit Thursday night (25 April) and has destroyed thousands of houses on the islands and in the districts of Macomia, Quissanga and Mocimboa da Praia. There has been torrential rain today (Sunday) south of the path of the cyclone, causing flooding in Pemba, which is also without electricity. Many bridges are down, and Pemba is isolated.

Tanzania: How Deadly Tropical Cyclones End Up With Names of People

Mon, 2019-04-29 10:37
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -She came first, then her brother. In the twinkling of an eye, both Idai and Kenneth broke hearts, and inflicted wounds that might take decades to heal.

Uganda: Climate Smart Farming Projects in Uganda Get U.S.$1.2 Million

Mon, 2019-04-29 10:02
[East African] Uganda is one of five countries that are set to benefit from a $3.49 million grant to scale up climate change projects aimed at promoting conservation farming that has the potential to quadruple output and earnings.

Mozambique: After Cyclone Kenneth, Mozambique Hit By Rain and Winds

Mon, 2019-04-29 07:17
[Deutsche Welle] After hitting the northern coast of Mozambique, the second storm to strike the southern African state in five weeks is threatening days of rain. It is the first cyclone to hit Cabo Delgado province in 60 years.