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Global Weather Hazards Summary: January 24 – 30, 2020

Dryness persists in parts of Zimbabwe and Mozambique despite heavy rain and f ooding across southern Africa

1. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue over western Angola next week, increasing the risk for flooding.

2. …

Global Weather Hazards Summary: January 24 – 30, 2020

Dryness persists in parts of Zimbabwe and Mozambique despite heavy rain and f ooding across southern Africa

1. Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue over western Angola next week, increasing the risk for flooding.

2. …

South Africa Officials on ‘High Alert’ for Coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s health ministry says it is on high alert for possible coronavirus patients at the continent’s busiest airport.

No cases have been reported in the country as of Thursday, of the swift …

Cameroon’s Anglophone Separatists Turn to Infighting

YAOUNDE – Clashes between separatist groups in Cameroon have killed at least six fighters, with one of the groups allegedly abducting close to 40 rebels of another camp. Separatist leaders have blamed the clashes on …

Cameroon’s Anglophone Separatists Turn to Infighting

YAOUNDE – Clashes between separatist groups in Cameroon have killed at least six fighters, with one of the groups allegedly abducting close to 40 rebels of another camp. Separatist leaders have blamed the clashes on …

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.…

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Foreign Minister of The Gambia

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met here on Sunday with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of The Gambia Mamadou Tangara, …

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Foreign Minister of The Gambia

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met here on Sunday with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of The Gambia Mamadou Tangara, …

UN Agency Appeals for $375.5 Million to Enhance Human Rights Globally

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is appealing for $375.5 million to support its efforts to promote and protect human rights in dozens of countries around the world at …