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Mozambique: Displaced People Get UN Boost

Maputo: The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has appealed for nearly US$20million to meet the most basic needs of displaced people in...

South Africa Introduces Wildlife Zones to Save Rhino

Seven Integrated Wildlife Zones are being introduced across South Africa to protect the country’s rhino. 

Senegal: Sahel Pastoralists Get World Bank Boost in The Face of Climate Change

Sahel: One morning in February, in Kaffrine Region, Senegal, Kaffia Diallo emerged from her tent. She is happy;...

Sudan Floods Leave Thousands Stranded

Khartoum: A third Emirati aircraft carrying aid from the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, arrived in Khartoum on...

Homes Demolished as Storm Hits Cape Town

The City of Cape Town Anti-land Invasion Unit accompanied by law enforcement demolished five shacks at a site...

Massive Hunger Looms After Locust Outbreak in East Africa

THE World Bank is providing flexible financing and technical support to countries affected by the desert locust outbreak,...

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Fights Locust Swarms in East Africa

THE Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has availed US$10 million to support the fight against the Desert Locust...

UN Checks Food Security Situation in Zimbabwe

GENEVA -  The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will carry out a fact-finding visit to Zimbabwe from...

UN Food Agencies Urge More Support for Southern Africa’s Hungry People

Johannesburg: A record 45 million people across the 16-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) will be severely food insecure in the...

Thousands Stranded After Floods in South Sudan

JUBA - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched emergency assessments in the east and northeast of South Sudan where severe flooding has...