DESASTRES | DISASTERS

09-Jan-2022 to 10:00

Zimbabwe: Over 300 homes damaged by heavy rains – Report

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — More than 300 homes have been damaged by heavy rains experienced in most parts of Zimbabwe since the start of the 2021/22 rainy season in October last year, state media reported on Sunday.

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02-Jan-2022 to 09:33

Fire breaks out at S/Africa’s parliament building

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African firefighters on Sunday battled a fire that broke out at the parliament buildings in Cape Town.

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30-Dec-2021 to 08:34

Zimbabwe: 72 killed in human-wildlife conflicts in 2021 – Official

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — At least 72 Zimbabweans have been killed by wild animals since the beginning of 2021 amid a surge in human-wildlife cases, a senior official said on Thursday.

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15-Dec-2021 to 11:21

S/Africa: 24 rhinos killed in game reserves in two weeks

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — At least 24 rhinos have been killed for their horns in South Africa’s game reserves since the beginning of December, Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment spokesperson Albi Modise announced on Wednesday.

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08-Nov-2021 to 04:56

Botswana experts warn of heatwave in north of country

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Monday warned of searing heat over the northern parts of the country as it prepares for the agricultural season that kicks off later this month.

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18-Oct-2021 to 23:31

Heavy rains wreak havoc in southern Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Heavy rains and strong winds have claimed three lives in Huye, a district in southern Rwanda leaving infrastructure damaged over the weekend, a senior local administrative official in the region revealed on Monday.

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14-Oct-2021 to 10:31

S/Africa extends Covid-19 State of Disaster to November 15

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has extended its national state of disaster on Covid-19 by one month starting on Friday, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma announced on Thursday.

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