DESASTRES | DISASTERS

10-Mar-2021 to 13:26

AfDB funds bridges in cyclone-ravaged Mozambique regions

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique is set to benefit from 26 steel bridges funded by the African Development Bank to replace infrastructure destroyed by cyclones that ravaged the southern African country two years ago, the bank announced on Wednesday.

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08-Mar-2021 to 22:12

E/Guinea blasts: Death toll climbs to 98

APA-Bata (Equatorial Guinea) — Government officials in Equatorial Guinea have revealed that the number of fatalities from Sunday's explosion have climbed to 98,

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08-Mar-2021 to 10:03

E/Guinea blasts: Death count up to 20

APA-Bata (Equatorial Guinea) — The death toll from Sunday's huge explosions in Equatorial Guinea's biggest city Bata has increased from 17 to 20, APA has reliably learnt on Monday.

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04-Mar-2021 to 10:49

Juba: Kirr orders airline suspended over crash

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — South Sudan has ordered that an airline whose passenger plane crashed on Tuesday be temporarily suspended as investigations get underway to determine the cause of the fatal incident.

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04-Mar-2021 to 09:43

Fire guts section of Nigeria's int'l airport

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — A section of Nigeria's main airport in the commercial hub Lagos has been gutted by fire, APA learnt on Thursday.

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26-Feb-2021 to 08:52

AfDB approves climate change grant for Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a grant of US$600,000 to assist in the implementation of climate change resilience projects in Mozambique’s Zambezia province, the bank has announced.

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18-Feb-2021 to 11:00

Another tropical storm headed Mozambique’s way – Experts

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Another tropical storm is headed Mozambique’s way and has the potential to turn into a cyclone if conditions in the Indian Ocean remain conducive, weather experts have warned.

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