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  • June 21, 2024

Business:Delegates announce $1.2 billion in funding to produce vaccines in Africa

World leaders, health groups, and pharmaceutical firms announced $1.2 billion in funding to produce vaccines in Africa, at the Global Forum for Vaccine Sovereignty and Innovation in Paris on Thursday. The …

UK Sunak’s bodyguard arrested for election bet

One of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s bodyguards has been arrested following alleged bets on the date of Britain’s national elections, made before they were announced, authorities said Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police …

Business:Niger revokes French company’s operating licence at major uranium mine

Niger’s military government has revoked the operating licence of French nuclear fuel producer, Orano, at one of the world’s biggest uranium mines, the company said on Thursday. The decision has highlighted …

Egypt Streets of Alexandria flooded as fresh heavy rain hit city

Egyptian motorists drove through flooded streets on Thursday (Jan. 12), as heavy rain hit areas of Alexandria city early in the morning. The city’s sewage company deployed pumping vehicles; and workers …

Flooding hits Gauteng province in South Africa

Heavy rains during Thursday and Friday morning have provoked flash floods in parts of Gauteng province in South Africa. In Lenasia, a suburb south of Soweto, residents quickly mobilised to respond …

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 …