Daily Archives: April 28, 2019

Heavy rains threaten floods in cyclone-hit Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE, Heavy rains pounded northern Mozambique on Saturday, fuelling fears of flooding two days after a cyclone hit the coast, flattened buildings and knocked out communications.

Aid agencies said they were still struggling to reach victims and work out the …

Death toll rises to 8 after Cyclone Kenneth strikes Mozambique

MAPUTO, The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth, which has wreaked havoc in northern Mozambique and the Comoros islands, has risen to eight, thousands feared trapped after Cyclone Kenneth disaster management officials said on Saturday.

Five people were killed in Mozambique, …

In South Sudan, illness is as deadly as war

JUBA, By the time he was brought into the remote clinic in northeastern South Sudan, two-year-old Nyachoat was already convulsing from malaria attacking his brain.

After being given medication he lies fast asleep, naked and feverish, attached to a drip, …

5 Killed as Cyclone Kenneth Slams Into Mozambique

Authorities in Mozambique have urged citizens to “seek higher ground” to avoid the flooding and mudslides that are sure to come in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth.

Prime Minister Carlos Do Rosario said the death toll from Kenneth stands at …

5 Killed as Cyclone Kenneth Slams Into Mozambique

Authorities in Mozambique have urged citizens to “seek higher ground” to avoid the flooding and mudslides that are sure to come in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth.

Prime Minister Carlos Do Rosario said the death toll from Kenneth stands at …

Sources: Sudan Military, Opposition Agree to Joint Council

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Sudan’s military rulers and opposition agreed in principle Saturday to the formation of a joint body to lead a transition from 30 years of autocratic rule by Omar al-Bashir, but not on the new council’s makeup, two sources …