Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

World Jan 2, 2020

Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an African icon and a new leader who won the Nobel Peace Prize. These African stories captured the world's attention in 2019 — and ...

Another cyclone poised to hit Mozambique on Thursday

World Apr 25, 2019

Another cyclone poised to hit Mozambique on Thursday

Another tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall on Mozambique's coast on Thursday, just over a month after a more powerful storm struck the Mozambican port city of Beira farther south and killed hundreds of people. Weather forecasters say Cyclone Kenneth will bring heavy rainfall, ...

Mozambique cyclone death toll doubles as flood waters rise

World Mar 20, 2019

Mozambique cyclone death toll doubles as flood waters rise

Mozambique's death toll from flooding in the wake of Cyclone Idai more than doubled as relief workers struggled to deal with the devastation wrought by the storm. The number of dead has increased to 202, Mozambique's cabinet said, as it declared a national emergency. President ...