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Khartoum- Government of Sudan and UN signed yesterday the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2018-2021, which is the planning framework for UN development collaboration in Sudan over

Santiago - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake rocked central Chile late on Saturday, monitors said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

There was a heavy downpour in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, yesterday that left many roads across the state covered by flood.

More than 100 homes have been marooned in Kisumu county following heavy rains. County commissioner Maalim Mohammed yesterday said those affected are from Nyando subcounty.

The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has submitted a report to the state government to this effect.

Dehradun: In a first in the state, mock drills to tackle forest fires were held simultaneously in all 13 districts of Uttarakhand on Thursday.

Climate change will fuel acts of terrorism and strengthen recruiting efforts by terrorist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, a report commissioned by the German foreign office has found.

Tens of thousands of pastoralists fled from Turkana in Kenya to Uganda last week to escape the drought.

Some 11 million people are in urgent need of food assistance in drought-plagued Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, regional representatives of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Program (

Cape Town - Western Cape residents must start preparing for possible flooding when the winter rains arrive to break the drought, MEC for local government Anton Bredell said on Wednesday.

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