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Seychelles: Investigations Into Cccl Disaster Going Well, Answers Possibly Available By February, Says Seychelles' President

Wed, 2024-01-10 12:52
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' President Wavel Ramkalawan has urged patience from those affected by the two disasters that hit the island nation on December 7, 2023, during a live televised press conference on Tuesday.

Egypt: 'It's Really Very Unjust' - Egypt's Chief Climate Negotiator Dissects COP28

Wed, 2024-01-10 07:43
[African Arguments] Mohamed Nasr, who formerly headed the COP27 presidency team, looks back at the outcomes from COP28 and what they mean for Africa.

Mozambique: - Over 160,000 People in Manica May Be Affected By Flooding

Tue, 2024-01-09 20:05
[AIM] Chimoio -- Mozambique's relief agency, the National Disaster Management Institute (INGD), has warned that over 160,000 people may be affected by natural disasters, in the central Mozambican province of Manica, as the peak of the current rainy season approaches.

Tanzania: Eacop Extends Aid to Mudslide Victims in Hanang

Tue, 2024-01-09 15:28
[Daily News] MANYARA: EAST African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) has donated 1,000 cement bags to support mudslide victims in Hanang District, Manyara Region.

Nigeria: I'll Plant, Nurture At Least 50 Trees in 2024 - Minister

Tue, 2024-01-09 11:47
[Premium Times] Mr Salako said he will consciously reduce air travel for himself and his family and that each time they travel internationally, they will plant a tree to give back to nature.

Zimbabwe: Heavy Downpours, Thunderstorms to Persist

Tue, 2024-01-09 08:10
[The Herald] More rain is likely to fall today and tomorrow across the country, forecasts the Meteorological Services Department, with the public warned of possible flooding in some areas.

Africa: Why These 10 Humanitarian Crises Demand Your Attention Now

Tue, 2024-01-09 07:37
[The New Humanitarian] Geneva -- Beyond Gaza and Ukraine, emergency aid needs are going unmet in these neglected hotspots around the globe.

Angola: Over 4,000 People in Massangano Abandon Areas At Risk of Flooding

Mon, 2024-01-08 10:17
[ANGOP] Dondo -- some 4,046 people who live on the banks of the Kwanza River, in the commune of Massangano, province of Cuanza-Norte, are abandoning their homes to avoid the risk of flooding resulting from discharges from the reservoirs of the Laúca and Cambambe dams.

Rwanda: Govt Ready to Provide Effective Response in Case of Disasters - Official

Sat, 2024-01-06 23:36
[New Times] The government is ready to provide effective disaster response to save lives, and offer relief to people in need, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry in charge of Emergency Management (MINEMA), Philippe Habinshuti, told The New Times on January 5.

Angola: Rain Causes Bridge Over Ngola River to Collapse

Sat, 2024-01-06 13:06
[ANGOP] Malanje -- The metal bridge over the Ngola River, in the commune of Ngola Luije, municipality of Malanje, collapsed today, Friday, as a result of the rain that fell in the last 48 hours in the region, cutting the connection with the city.

Mozambique: Authorities Call for Evacuation of Flood-Prone Areas

Sat, 2024-01-06 12:55
[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's Central Regional Water Board (ARA - Centro) has called for the immediate withdrawal of the population living near river banks because of the danger of flooding as the rainy season reaches its peak.

Kenya: El Nino Floods Led to 174 Deaths With Agriculture Sector Losing Sh16bn

Sat, 2024-01-06 12:52
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The wake of the El Niño floods tragically led to the loss of 174 lives, including 133 adults and 41 children with the government ramping up efforts to reduce the number of displaced households.

Africa: Bad Case of Déjà Vu As Former Oil Executive to Lead COP29 Climate Negotiations in Azerbaijan

Sat, 2024-01-06 12:39
[Global Witness] This week, it was announced that Azeri Ecology Minister Mukhtar Babayev, who spent over 20 years at Azerbaijan's state-owned oil and gas company SOCAR, has been appointed as the president of this year's UN climate talks.

Namibia: Sulphur Bloom Causes Marine Life Wash-Out Along Central Coast

Sat, 2024-01-06 12:29
[Namibian] The shores of Dolphin Beach and Long Beach near Walvis Bay were a hub of activity on Friday morning as hundreds of locals were seen gathering dead fish scattered across the sand.

Angola: Rain Kills Two Children in Southeastern Angola

Sat, 2024-01-06 12:15
[ANGOP] Menongue -- At least two children aged three and five have been killed by lightning strikes in Rivungo municipality, Angola's southeastern Cuando Cubango province, following the rain that poured in the region in the last 24 hours.

Tanzania: EU Allocates 275m/ - for Landslide, Flood Victims

Fri, 2024-01-05 15:01
[Daily News] The European Union has announced a humanitarian aid package of 100,000 Euros (equivalent to 275m/-) to help the people affected by the recent landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Mount Hanang and other parts of the country.

Zimbabwe: Disaster! Harare Council Warns of Third Flooding in Budiriro, Kuwadzana Areas

Fri, 2024-01-05 08:51
[New Zimbabwe] Harare City Council has warned of a third round of flooding in hard-hit Budiriro and Kuwadzana areas.

Zimbabwe: Govt Reveals Plans to Evict Illegal Settlers on Agricultural Land

Thu, 2024-01-04 11:28
[New Zimbabwe] AGRICULTURE Minister Anxious Masuka has revealed plans to evict all those living illegally on state land that includes areas reserved for agriculture.

Kenya: Met Department Cautions Over High Temperatures Expected in January As Weather Conditions Change

Thu, 2024-01-04 10:52
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Kenya Meteorological Department has urged the public to be cautious of the health risks that might be imminent due to the high temperatures that are expected to prevail this January.

Africa: 10 Major International Events That Made Headlines in 2023

Thu, 2024-01-04 10:18
[Premium Times] The year 2023 will be remembered as one of the most eventful years in recent history.