Death toll from Kenya landslides rises to 56 as heavy rains lash country’s north west

MOMBASA (Reuters) – The death toll from landslides in northwestern Kenya triggered on Saturday by unusually heavy rains has risen to at least 56 people, a local official said. The downpour began on Friday in West Pokot County, which borders Uganda, and worsened overnight, causing flooding and mudslides that swept away four bridges and left […]

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Somalia Struggles After Worst Flooding in Recent History

By Associated Press November 14, 2019 05:01 AM MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – Ahmed Sabrie woke up to find his house half-submerged in fast-rising flood waters. Frightened and confused, he herded sleepy family members onto the roof of their home in central Somalia as scores of thousands of people in the town, Beledweyne, scrambled for their lives. […]

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Mozambique: New Water System in Vanduzi Inaugurated

Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi declared on Thursday that his government is determined to ensure that the public has access to clean drinking water in order to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases. He was speaking at a rally in Vanduzi district in the central province of Manica, after inaugurating a water supply system […]

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