Daily Archives: March 15, 2019

Red Nose Day marks 10 years of UK aid and Comic Relief partnership

Lenny Henry announced during the live Comic Relief celebrations that UK aid will match Pound 2 million of public donations to support mental health programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa.??The news comes as UK aid and Comic Relief mark 10 years of succes…

Cyclone Idai: Malawi, Mozambique send SOS to South Africa

PRETORIA, Malawi and Mozambique have requested assistance from the South African government following destruction caused by Cyclone Idai in the two neighbouring countries. The cyclone, which has already claimed 10 lives in Mozambique, comes with the …

Cyclone Idai: Malawi, Mozambique send SOS to South Africa

PRETORIA, Malawi and Mozambique have requested assistance from the South African government following destruction caused by Cyclone Idai in the two neighbouring countries. The cyclone, which has already claimed 10 lives in Mozambique, comes with the …

Deadly Cyclone Idai makes damaging strike on central Mozambique

MAPUTO. � Damage reports are mounting in central Mozambique, where Idai made landfall as an intense tropical cyclone on Thursday night, local time. Idai barrelled onshore north of Beira, Mozambique, with its strength equivalent to aCategory 3 major hur…

UN Escalates Emergency Aid for Malawi, Mozambique Cyclone Victims

GENEVA U.N. agencies are making preparations to provide emergency aid to hundreds of thousands of victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai in response to appeals from the governments of Malawi and Mozambique.The hugely destructive storm, the largest in at leas…

Inclusive Political Participation in Afghanistan

Thank you Madam President.The United Kingdom welcomes the adoption of this resolution and we recognise the diligent work of the co-penholders, but we also regret that it was not possible to adopt a more comprehensive resolution with a 12 month mandate….