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Another tropical cyclone is taking aim at storm-wrecked Mozambique

The new storm, Tropical Cyclone Kenneth, strengthened rapidly Wednesday, with a wind speed of 140 kph (85 mph), and will continue to intensify as it moves over the Comoro Islands. It is expected to make landfall Thursday in the far north of Mozambique, about 1,000 km (620 miles) north of where Idai struck."Residents along the Mozambique/Tanzania border should make
Africa

Another tropical cyclone is taking aim at storm-wrecked Mozambique

The new storm, Tropical Cyclone Kenneth, strengthened rapidly Wednesday, with a wind speed of 140 kph (85 mph), and will continue to intensify as it moves over the Comoro Islands. It is expected to make landfall Thursday in the far north of Mozambique, about 1,000 km (620 miles) north of where Idai struck."Residents along the Mozambique/Tanzania border should make
Africa

51 people killed in South Africa floods

The flooding began on Monday after heavy rain caused mudslides in several towns in Durban, the largest city in KwaZulu-Natal, government spokesman Lennox Mabaso told CNN."The areas most affected are Amanzimtoti, Chatsworth, Mariannhill," Mabaso, who works for the provincial Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs department, said.Mabaso said there were reported
Africa

51 people killed in South Africa floods

The flooding began on Monday after heavy rain caused mudslides in several towns in Durban, the largest city in KwaZulu-Natal, government spokesman Lennox Mabaso told CNN."The areas most affected are Amanzimtoti, Chatsworth, Mariannhill," Mabaso, who works for the provincial Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs department, said.Mabaso said there were reported
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British aid worker killed in Nigeria

The British High Commission confirmed her death, and non-governmental aid agency Mercy Corps named her as Faye Mooney, one of its employees in Nigeria.Mercy Corps said it was "utterly heartbroken" to learn that Mooney, who had been working as a communications specialist with the agency for almost two years, had been "tragically killed" by gunmen at the resort in Kaduna
Africa

British aid worker killed in Nigeria

The British High Commission confirmed her death, and non-governmental aid agency Mercy Corps named her as Faye Mooney, one of its employees in Nigeria.Mercy Corps said it was "utterly heartbroken" to learn that Mooney, who had been working as a communications specialist with the agency for almost two years, had been "tragically killed" by gunmen at the resort in Kaduna
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Ugandan Bobi Wine under house arrest

Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, alleged that officers were also searching visitors to his home in Magere north of Kampala capital."Police and the military have been deployed at my residence since yesterday, after the violent arrest. My home is under siege. They have surrounded my fence and installed barricades on all roads leading to my home," he said in a
Africa

Ugandan Bobi Wine under house arrest

Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, alleged that officers were also searching visitors to his home in Magere north of Kampala capital."Police and the military have been deployed at my residence since yesterday, after the violent arrest. My home is under siege. They have surrounded my fence and installed barricades on all roads leading to my home," he said in a