A total of 924 houses were destroyed and three people injured following heavy rains which triggered floods in Rubavu District on Saturday, provincial authorities said yesterday.

Luena — At least 2,330 people have been left homeless in eastern Moxico province after heavy torrential rains in the region which destroyed 466 houses.

Lunga Lunga MP Khattib Mwashetani on Tuesday said no exploration activities will be allowed in the subcounty by the Ministry of Mining.

An international charity warned on Monday that 4.7 million children across East Africa risk dropping out of school this year due to malnutrition arising from displacement sparked by drought and con

Lilongwe — TORRENTIAL rains and flooding have left more than 100 households in central Malawi. The inclement weather has hit parts of the Southern African country since Wednesday.

In the entire mineral rich region of Orissa, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, where even non-Naxal areas (Posco, Kathikund, Kalinganagar, Narayanpatna, Potka) are seeing brutal police repression, mining seems to be the motivating factor for a ground clearing of the adivasis – if necessary by war, as in Dantewada.

More than 5.5 million people were displaced across the Horn of Africa by the end of December 2017, including around 4.1 million internally displaced and 1.4 million living in the region as refugees

The United Nations is warning humanitarian assistance will remain vital to millions over the next six months.

About 700,000 people were forced to flee South Sudan in 2017 as refugees to neighboring countries due to conflict, hunger and disease, the UN humanitarian agency said on Thursday.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Three United Nations independent experts on Monday called on the Kenyan government to respect the rights of indigenous Sengwer peoples while implementing a climate change projec