Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Mozambique – Severe weather update (INAM, UN OCHA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 January 2020)

Heavy rain, widespread floods and strong winds have been affecting Zambezia, Cabo Delgado and Sofala provinces since December 2019, resulting in an increasing number of casualties and damage. According to UN OCHA, as of 21 January, the number of fatalities …

Special Report: Dry conditions for 2019-2020 season expected to continue across portions of Southern Africa (Updated January 17, 2020)

Highlights:

The 2019-20 main season in Southern Africa started with a timely onset of the rains followed by erratic and below-average rainfall from mid-October to mid-December in the central and southern parts of the region.

Persistent drier than normal conditions …

Luanda hosts African constitutional jurisdictions meeting

A press release published by the Angolan Constitutional Court states that the meeting will assess the execution of the guidelines of the organisation’s V Congress held on 9-13 June 2019 in Luanda.

The previous event approached various topics, with stress …

New Swarms of Locusts Threaten Crops, Food Security in Ethiopia

A new round of locust swarms has hit Ethiopia and is again threatening crops and food security, say agricultural officials.

Dereje Hirpha, the Oromia region’s head of locust control, tells VOA’s Horn of Africa Service that the new generation of …

Amid Kenya Power Struggle, IMF Says Investment Program in Crisis

Hundreds of mismanaged infrastructure projects have stalled in Kenya and it will cost around $10 billion to revive them, the IMF said in a report whose findings point to a growing power struggle at the heart of government.

Amid mounting …

Al-Shabaab’s attacks come amid backdrop of West’s waning interest

Two significant attacks have been carried out by al-Shabaab in recent weeks. On 6 January 2020, the Somali-based terrorist group attacked a Kenyan military base close to the former coastal holiday destination of Lamu. The killing of a US service …