Daily Archives: January 10, 2020

Starvation Stalks Counties in South Sudan Cut Off by Floods, Insecurity

In many homes around Jebel Boma County, dinner consists of bitter-tasting leaves that can be picked off the bushes outside. The leaves are neither filling nor nutritious, but in South Sudan’s Jebel Boma and Pochalla counties, there’s not much else to e…

Global Weather Hazards Summary: January 10 – 16, 2020

Heavy rainfall causes flooding in parts of Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, and Madagascar1. Continued rainfall over southern Kenya and surrounds may maintain flooding .2. Desert Locust swarms are increasing and moving into Djibouti, Sudan, and Eritrea, tow…

Media Advocates Accuse Nigerian Government of Stifling Free Reporting

ABUJA, NIGERIA – Nigerian free press advocates are accusing the government of blacklisting a leading national newspaper for criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari.In a blistering editorial published early last month, the Lagos-headquartered Punch newsp…