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Ethiopian Farmers cooking farm seeds out of hunger

Ethiopian Farmers cooking farm seeds out of hunger

Martne Harja had prepared her three-quarter hectare piece of land at Galcha Seke village in Wolayita zone of Ethiopia’s Southern Region for the planting...
City sinks as gov’t officials fight

City sinks as gov’t officials fight

Hundreds of damaged homes as well as businesses including hotels and farm lands is the unfortunate scene in Cotonou, the capital of the west...
Ethiopian crisis : United Nations and African Union join forces

Ethiopian crisis : United Nations and African Union join forces

A three-day visit to Ethiopia by a top United Nations humanitarian official has begun. The official is scheduled to hold talks with the Ethiopian...
West African coasts and coastal cities slowly submerging

West African coasts and coastal cities slowly submerging

Swathes of West Africa’s coastline extending from the orange dunes in Mauritania to the dense tropical forests in Cameroon will be underwater by the...
East African drought to continue or not : Researchers expose findings

East African drought to continue or not : Researchers expose findings

A study co-funded by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has linked less eastern and southern African rainfall wit h a warming...
Liberia under water

Liberia under water

Intense and heavy rainfall in the Liberian capital Monrovia on 20 July caused the worst floods on record in Monrovia and forced nearly 1,000...
Nigerian specialists find solution to climate change

Nigerian specialists find solution to climate change

Agriculture and environmental experts from across Nigeria at a seminar have outlined major ways by which countries can mitigate the effect of global climate...
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US$ 700,000 relief donation from Portugal to Mozambique

The Portuguese government Wednesday donated US$ 700,000 to support Mozambique's relief agency, the National Disasters Management Institute (INGC) and to assist small scale fishermen,...
42 killed in Namibian floods, thousands displaced

42 killed in Namibian floods, thousands displaced

Floods have killed 42 people and displaced thousands this year, officials said, warning that more flooding was expected in the flood ravaged northern and...
Southern Africa Floods Victims: Aid Sought

Southern Africa Floods Victims: Aid Sought

After barely recovering from last year's floods and only halfway into the current rainy season, rivers have overflowed their banks and predictions of more...