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South Africa: Cape Winelands - Firefighters Battle the Blaze for Another Day

Mon, 2021-03-01 12:13
[Daily Maverick] At the peak of the fire season, a week-old runaway fire that originated in the Overberg Mountains continues to burn in the Cape Winelands. As firefighters work to bring the fire that has burnt 13,600 hectares to a halt, nearby residents fear for safety as flags are raised for the short fire-return interval.

Zimbabwe: Rains Trigger Landslides in Kariba

Mon, 2021-03-01 11:29
[The Herald] Kariba Bureau

Uganda: Budget for Disasters As Rainy Season Starts

Mon, 2021-03-01 11:15
[Monitor] The March to May rainy season is here. Farmers have been busy ploughing their gardens, buying seeds and farming material amid calls from the ministry of Agriculture for them to wait for the rain to begin in earnest.

Zimbabwe: Heavy Rains Leave a Trail of Disaster Across Country

Sun, 2021-02-28 10:28
[New Zimbabwe] The government has issued a warning to road user to exercise caution after the continuous rains pounding across the country have left a trail of destruction with bridges are swept away while debris is blocking roads in some areas.

Angola: Over Three Billion Kwanzas Invested to Mitigate Drought in Cunene

Fri, 2021-02-26 13:39
[ANGOP] Luanda -- About three billion Kwanzas have been invested in 2019 in the opening of 171 water boreholes and the purchase of 20 trucks to mitigate the effects of drought in Cunene, the provincial governor said on Thursday.

Gambia: Gambia to Update Its National Determined Contribution On Climate Change

Fri, 2021-02-26 12:36
[Foroyaa] The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and National Resources (MECCNAR) has on Tuesday commenced a two-day forum to update its National Determined Contribution (NDC) on climate change activities in The Gambia.