• December 1, 2022

South African panel releases President Ramaphosa’s farm cash scandal report

A three-member panel set up to inquire if South African President Cyril Ramaphosa should be impeached after millions of dollars in cash were discovered at his private farm submitted its recommendations …

Egyptians demand the British Museum return the Rosetta Stone

A priceless black granite slab. The Rosetta stone, a multi-translated inscription brought the seminal breakthrough in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Over 2 centuries after forces of the British Empire brought it …

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police to jail

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to three months in prison for flouting a 2011 court order. According to local media reports, the IGP’s sentence …

Business: Floods strike a blow to tourism around Senegal’s Pink Lake and salt industry

Senegal’s renowned Pink lake may be in danger. At the height of the rainy season in August, water cascaded into the lake, nearly tripling its usual depth. The influx washed away …

Food crisis looms in Nigeria as floods destroy crops

Usman Musa had spent more than $1,300 on his 10-hectare rice farm in Nigeria’s Kogi state, now submerged by the worst floods in a decade in the country. In a wooden …

Floods death toll in nigeria rises to 603, govt calls for more evacuations

The death toll in Nigeria’s worst floods in a decade has risen. Some 600 people were confirmed dead Sunday, the Nigerian minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development announced …

Nigeria battles worst floods in a decade

Nigeria is battling its worst floods in a decade after heavy rains across the region. At least 20 people died this week, according to authorities, and more than 300 people were …

Landslides caused by heavy rains in Uganda, killed at least 15

The Red Cross said on Wednesday that at least 15 people were killed in western Uganda after a landslide brought on by heavy rains and buried their homes, rescuers continue to …

Flood wash away homes in Sudan; over 60 dead

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains continued to tear up homes across Sudan this week, with the death toll rising to 66 since the start of the rainy season, an official …

South Africa’s Durban port functional after deadly flood

South Africa’s major port of Durban, where last week’s devastating floods disrupted operations, is now functional. The country’s public enterprises minister, Pravin Gordhan announced on Tuesday (April 19) adding that a …

14 crocodiles found in South Africa Floods

Whiles South Africa’s port city of Durban continues to count their losses after the devastating floods; some reptiles seem to have also lost their place of abode. 14 crocodiles were washed …