DESASTRES | DISASTERS

04-Mar-2021 to 10:49

Juba: Kirr orders airline suspended over crash

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan has ordered that an airline whose passenger plane crashed on Tuesday be temporarily suspended as investigations get underway to determine the cause of the fatal incident.

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04-Mar-2021 to 09:43

Fire guts section of Nigeria's int'l airport

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — A section of Nigeria's main airport in the commercial hub Lagos has been gutted by fire, APA learnt on Thursday.

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26-Feb-2021 to 08:52

AfDB approves climate change grant for Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a grant of US$600,000 to assist in the implementation of climate change resilience projects in Mozambique’s Zambezia province, the bank has announced.

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18-Feb-2021 to 11:00

Another tropical storm headed Mozambique’s way – Experts

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Another tropical storm is headed Mozambique’s way and has the potential to turn into a cyclone if conditions in the Indian Ocean remain conducive, weather experts have warned.

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16-Feb-2021 to 13:00

60 people perish in DRC shipwreck

APA-Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo) — At least sixty people have drowned and several hundred others remain missing after a shipwreck on the Congo River near Kinshasa on Sunday evening.

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16-Feb-2021 to 11:05

ICRC to scale up support to conflict-hit Mozambique region – Official

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The International Committee of the Red Cross has pledged to scale up its humanitarian support to Mozambique amid deteriorating crises triggered by armed conflict in the north of the country, natural disasters and COVID-19.

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12-Feb-2021 to 07:58

Mozambique: Experts warn of floods in Maputo, other regions

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Mozambique’s National Meteorological Institute (INAM) has warned of bad weather accompanied by heavy rains and strong winds starting on Friday in three provinces in the south of the country, including the region where the capital Maputo is located.

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