Mozambique rebuilding efforts underway
28 March 2019 | 12:00 pm
Help is on the way to people in Beira and outside urban areas worst hit by Cyclone Idai, but fears of epidemics like cholera are rising.
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Clean water,proper sanitation and food safety measures to stamp out cholera.
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Benue Govt partners with UNICEF to prevent cholera.
25 Sep 2017
Cross River Government sensitizes communities against cholera.
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The humanitarian situation in Yemen is a "catastrophe" and cholera cases there could reach a million by year-end, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday.
3 Jun 2018
The House of Representatives has directed Federal Ministry of Health and National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, to deploy needed aid, personnel and medications to parts of Adamawa state ravaged by cholera.
17 Sep 2018
All public gatherings have been banned in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, as officials step up efforts to contain an outbreak of cholera. Matthew Larotonda reports.
26 Sep 2018
The cholera outbreak in Northeastern Nigeria is a source of concern as Borno and Yobe States alone have recorded well over three thousand cases with 97 deaths. Dr. Clement Peter, Health Emergencies Cluster Coordinator for Nigeria at the World Health Organisation joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to shed some light on the outbreak and ways to contain it.
29 Nov 2018
The United Nations says at least 97 people have died of cholera in northeastern Nigeria over the past two weeks. As well as the outbreak, the region is grappling with attacks by local militant group Boko Haram.
15 Mar 2019
The number of people killed in floods in southern Malawi has risen to 56, an official said on Wednesday , with the country now also on alert for an approaching tropical cyclone.
22 Mar 2019
Cyclone Idai leaves dozens dead in Mozambique.
19 Mar 2019
Mozambique's president has described Idai's aftermath as "a real disaster of great proportions." He has spoken of flying over submerged villages and seeing bodies floating in the floodwaters.
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It's just one aspect of the seemingly endless list of horrors brought on by Russia's war in Ukraine: Ukrainian authorities say they have already removed some 80,000 landmines and explosive devices across the country. While Washington has pledged $89 million to help Kyiv clear the weapons, the process could take decades.
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Started by former model Valérie Ka, the Africa Fashion Up contest highlights African talent and puts the continent’s social and economic priorities centre stage. This year’s winners hail from Ivory Coast, Morocco, South Africa, Kenya and Congo Brazzaville and will be mentored by Balenciaga and France's HEC Paris Business School. The Grand Prix was shared between South Africa's energetic Jacques Bam and laid-back Kenyan designer Muyishime Edi Patrick. We take a closer look.
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The US Treasury Department has said it issued sanctions for "abuse and violence" against Iranian women. Meanwhile, the Revolutionary Guards issued a warning over unrest.
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The Ukrainian president has promised to protect Russian soldiers who voluntarily surrender. Meanwhile, pro-Russian authorities have accused Ukraine of targeting a hotel in Kherson.
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Lebanon's 2-year-old chef, Liam el Haddad - also known as "Chef Popo" - prepares recipes with his mom for more than a million followers on social media.
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Our oceans are louder than ever – thanks to huge container ships, offshore wind farms and gas exploration. The excessive noise renders whales deaf, kills plankton and scares fish away from their feeding grounds. What can industry do to help?