'I got no place to go': Southern Oregon residents flee from wildfire
"I was out there. I saw the flames creeping up the side of the bluff," recalls Frank Lee Smith, a resident of Klamath County in southern Oregon, who had to evacuate due to the Bootleg Fire, which continues to grow. "It's slowly sinking in that I got no place to go to and now I gotta figure things out." Whipped up by dry conditions and strengthening winds, the Bootleg Fire has already devoured more than 212,758 acres (86,000 hectares) - the equivalent of 120,000 soccer fields.
Flooding: 100 houses submerged, about 40 residents rescued in Taraba community
Over one hundred houses have been submerged by an early downpour in Taraba State However, about 40 people who couldn't swim were rescued today during early morning downpour. Also, property worth several millions of Naira were destroyed by the disaster.
New Delhi residents receive Covid jabs at drive-through facility
Cars line up outside a shopping mall in India's capital New Delhi where a drive-thru clinic has been set-up to administer Covid-19 vaccines. Demand is far outstripping supplies for jabs in India, with only 3.5 percent of the population fully vaccinated. "We’re vaccinating a little more than we were about 10 days ago, two weeks ago. We’ve crossed three million per day," says Gautam Menon, professor of physics and biology at India’s Ashoka University.
Maiduguri residents mourn death of COAS
Residents of Maiduguri the Borno state capital have described as shocking the death of the chief of army staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and ten others in an air crash on Friday.
Gaza and Israel residents struggle through a new reality
Hostilities broke out between Hamas and Israel less than a week ago. But a swift escalation has left civilians on both sides trying to come to terms with the maddening unpredictability. Tania Krämer reports from Israel.
Benue killing: Residents ask international community to unravel, prevent further attack
Residents in Benue State have called on the international community to beam its focus on the state to unravel and prevent further attacks by militia groups.
Mogadishu residents leave the capital after several days of violence
Mogadishu residents have started to flee from their homes after military forces, who are against Somalia's president’s term extension, took over new positions along Maka al Mukarrama, a key road that is often used by the government officials. Residents say they fear armed clashes will renew in the city.
How Boko Haram advance displaced 3,000 residents of Kaure and Shiroro LGA in Niger State
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has confirmed that Boko Haram militants have displaced over 3,000 residents of Kaure and Shiroro local government areas, even going as far as hoisting their flags in the overrun communities situated less than 140km from the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Could Abuja be next?
UGC: Cape Town emergency workers order residents to evacuate as fire rages
An emergency worker walks in a Cape Town neighbourhood, using a loudspeaker to tell residents to evacuate from their houses because of a fire that broke out in the foothills of Table Mountain on Sunday. The blaze has been largely contained, but firefighters are still battling to control it.
Minnesota: Brooklyn Center residents on alert for another night of protests
Businesses board up windows and residents remain on alert as Brooklyn Center, Minnesota braces for another night of protests following the police shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old black man, in a traffic stop on Sunday. "It’s an uneasy, not very pleasant feeling just to know there’s a lot of tension in the air," a part-time resident tells AFPTV. National Guard troops have been deployed and a curfew has been put in place as tensions escalate.
Price hike persists in Lagos, Ibadan, and others despite end to food blockage from north
States in Nigeria, especially those in the country’s south, may still be feeling the effects of the weeklong strike by the AUFCDN as the price of food stuff is yet to go back to normal. The most important question is how does this affect Nigerians and what lessons did the country as whole learnt from this strike? However, prices of food in the market have continued to remain high even after lifting the blockade. GuardianTV went to some markets in Lagos and spoke with buyers and sellers on how to avoid future blockade.