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Mozambique:Battling Climate Change With Little Resources - the Fight of Mozambique's Coastal Cities

Sat, 2018-04-28 13:32
[Deutsche Welle] Adapting to the impacts of climate change is expensive. How can poorer regions manage? Mayors of Mozambique's coastal cities show how they are preparing for severe storms and rising sea levels with limited resources.

Tanzania:Heavy Rains Kill Five People in Sengerema

Fri, 2018-04-27 13:50
[Daily News] Mwanza -UNION celebrations were bitter in some parts of Sengerema District as the authorities report loss of five people who perished as a result of heavy rains that pounded the area.

Nigeria:Thousands Rendered Homeless By Rainstorm in Isoko

Fri, 2018-04-27 13:18
[Guardian] Asaba -This is certainly not the best of times for the people of Okpe Isoko in Isoko North local council of Delta State as they are currently counting their loses following a heavy rainstorm that wreaked havoc in the agrarian community.

Africa:Brexit 'Will Not Change' UK's Climate Ambition - Government Official

Fri, 2018-04-27 11:32
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Britain's plan to leave the European Union will not affect its commitment to curb carbon emissions and combat climate change, a senior British government official said on Tuesday.

Rwanda:Vulnerable Women Farmers to Benefit From U.S.$9 Million Climate Change Initiative

Fri, 2018-04-27 10:55
[New Times] Beginning June this year, economically disadvantaged women farmers will start benefitting from a new initiative, Gender Climate Change Agriculture Support Programme (GCCASP).

South Africa:Day Zero - It Has Become Fashionable to Blame Me for Everything - De Lille

Thu, 2018-04-26 18:14
[Daily Maverick] If there was one person in the City of Cape Town's water response team who had the greatest sense of urgency, it was me.

South Africa:Rainy Weather Brings Relief for Most Parts of SA

Thu, 2018-04-26 14:45
[News24Wire] Heavy rainfall over the past month has brought much relief to most parts of the country as certain areas continue to battle severe drought.

South Africa:Saldanha Economy Saved As Misverstand Dam Levels Rise

Thu, 2018-04-26 14:40
[News24Wire] When 15-year-old Geraldine Marcus walked into the Lucky Star factory in the 1970s for her first day of work as a sardine packer in the cannery, she had no way of knowing that it would be where she would work for the next 37 years.

Kenya:Residents in Search of Food in Moyale After Floods Cut Off Villages

Thu, 2018-04-26 13:33
[Nation] Residents of seven villages in Marsabit have sent 43 representatives in search of food and non-food items in Moyale Town after floods washed away their property and impassable roads left them without any food supplies.

Nigeria:Ugwuanyi Visits Rainstorm Disaster Victims

Thu, 2018-04-26 12:53
[Guardian] Enugu -Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has paid an on-the-spot assessment visit to scenes of the rainstorm that led to the destruction of about 100 homes, schools, a poultry farm and other public amenities at Agbogugu, Awgu Local Government Area of the state.

Africa:Lessons On Community Water Management for Semi-Desert African Countries

Thu, 2018-04-26 12:52
[New Era] Windhoek -Southern African countries with semi-arid climates will face increasingly complex water management challenges, as their regions become hotter and drier, and critical water supplies will come under greater pressure. Allowing local communities to partner in water management is key to governments meeting their service delivery obligations.

West Africa:ECOWAS Parliament Search for Solutions for Climate Change

Thu, 2018-04-26 12:23
[Foroyaa] Members of the ECOWAS Parliament have converged in Banjul to find solutions that will address the effects of climate change in agriculture. The convergence which started on April 24th will continue to the 28th.

South Africa:Nelson Mandela Bay Dam Levels Approach 20 Percent Mark

Thu, 2018-04-26 11:38
[News24Wire] Dam levels are "fast approaching" the 20% mark in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Mayor Athol Trollip has confirmed.

South Africa:Life-Saving Water Safely Reaches Saldanha Bay's Supply Dam

Thu, 2018-04-26 11:37
[News24Wire] Five billion litres of life-saving water arrived in the Misverstand Dam on Wednesday, just as Saldanha Bay was about to run out of water.

Kenya:Pastoralists Struggling to Cope With Climate Change

Thu, 2018-04-26 11:29
[Nation] The stench from the pit is still strong, with bleached carcasses and bones bearing gruesome witness to the recent catastrophic drought. This is where the last of Mr Bulleh Abdullahi's once thriving herds were dumped.

South Africa:Rain Floods Cape Town Roads As Cold Front Hits - With More Rain Expected

Thu, 2018-04-26 11:26
[News24Wire] Overnight rain in parched Cape Town has resulted in flash flooding and the closure of some roads in the city.

South Africa:Cape Town's Forever Changed by Brush with Water Crisis

Thu, 2018-04-26 10:59
[VOA] The much-feared "Day Zero", the day the drought-hit city of Cape Town was supposed to shut off the taps as the water supply ran out, has been quietly pushed from this month to sometime in 2019, with the promise of rainfall in coming months.

Kenya:Death Toll, Need for Relief Services Rise as Rains Continue

Thu, 2018-04-26 09:53
[Nation] Four people died yesterday following the heavy rains in the country.

Kenya:Puzzle of Half-Empty Ndakaini Dam Despite Heavy Rains

Thu, 2018-04-26 08:32
[Nation] Nairobi residents will continue grappling with water rationing as mystery of lack of water at Ndakaini Dam despite heavy rains at the Aberdares deepens.

Nigeria:Nigeria to Lose 11% Productivity to Climate Change in 2 Years - Report

Thu, 2018-04-26 08:23
[Daily Trust] Debilitating climate change could make Nigeria's economic productivity to decrease by 11 percent in two years, two new reports have revealed.