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 …

Global Weather Hazards Summary: January 10 – 16, 2020

Heavy rainfall causes flooding in parts of Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, and Madagascar

1. Continued rainfall over southern Kenya and surrounds may maintain flooding .

2. Desert Locust swarms are increasing and moving into Djibouti, Sudan, …

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 newspaper said …