Daily Archives: March 14, 2019

115 killed so far by floods in SA, Mozambique, Malawi

JOHANNESBURG. � At least 115 people were killed in Mozambique, Malawi and South Africa after heavy rains affected 843 000 people across southeast Africa, officials and the UN said, prompting calls for emergency aid. At least 66 people have been …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Secretary-General’s Travel

Good afternoon. As you know, the Secretary-General is in Washington, D.C., today. He was scheduled to have meetings � which I …

Cyclone Idai set to make hard landfall in Mozambique tonight

MAPUTO. � A major cyclone is expected to make landfall in Mozambique on Thursday evening, bringing with it high wind speeds and rain. The storm is expected to deliver a massive punch to the country when it hits, as pre-storm …