ABUJA - A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 745 people, an increase of more than 50 percent in barely a week, officials said on Wednesday, sounding the alarm over the feared epidemic.
Rwanda's government announced on Wednesday it had discovered fall armyworm on its crops, making it the third east African country afflicted by the plant-eating pest also recently spotted in Kenya.
JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) on Monday, announced the lifting of water restrictions in Gauteng.
BUJUMBURA – Burundi is suffering a worrying malaria epidemic, with more than 800 deaths since the beginning of the year.
HARARE – Zimbabwe, which is recovering from drought and battling a pest outbreak that threatens its maize crop, has budgeted $140-million (R1,8-billion) to buy maize from farmers for its strategic
JOHANNESBURG – Harmony Gold reported on Monday that one of its employees was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident at Bambanani mine in Welkom, in the Free State, on Friday.
DURBAN – eThekwini metro municipality residents are being punished because of poor water management, the Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal said on Sunday.
CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town’s water crisis warning on electronic freeway signboards has gone live, indicating how much water the metro has left at current consumption rates.
CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape government is exploring different options to pump up water supplies.
Dam levels in the province are at their lowest in three decades.
Democratic Republic of Congo's worst yellow fever outbreak in decades has ended two months after Angola declared its epidemic to be over, following a massive UN-backed vaccine campaign, the World H
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