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A group of men attempt to pull out a car from a ditch after it fell off as Cyclone Idai struck, about 130 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Monday March, 25, 2019. Hundreds are dead, many more missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Cyclone relief operations press into Mozambique remote areasCyclone aid operations press into Mozambique's remote areas; trucks struggle to reach city
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
The floodwaters in Mozambique, has endangered tens of thousands of families.;
UN makes urgent appeal to help victims of Mozambique cycloneThe United Nations is making an emergency appeal for $282 million for the next three months to help Mozambique start recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Hong Kong businessman gets 3 years in prison for briberyA prominent Hong Kong businessman has been sentenced to three years in prison after he was convicted of paying bribes to the presidents of two African countries in a United Nations-linked case
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Survivors of Cyclone Idai in a makeshift shelter by the roadside near Nhamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Friday March, 22, 2019. As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
'It will get worse': Perilous times for kids hit by cyclone'It will get worse': Perilous times for estimated 900,000 kids hit by Mozambique's cyclone. They have been orphaned or separated from their families, made homeless or otherwise affected by Cyclone Idai
The Associated Press16 hours ago
UN appeals for $282 million to help Mozambique for 3 monthsThe United Nations is making an emergency appeal for $282 million for the next three months to help Mozambique start recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai
The Associated Press16 hours ago
South Sudanese academic and activist, Peter Biar Ajak, gestures to dispute the prosecution's version of the statement he gave them, at his trial in the capital Juba, South Sudan, Monday, March 25, 2019. Seven people including Ajak were charged in court on Monday with sabotage, insurgency and possession of weapons for allegedly staging an uprising in South Sudan's main national security prison in Oct. 2018 and if found guilty they could be sentenced to death. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
7 in South Sudan charged with sabotage and insurgencySeven people including South Sudanese academic and activist, Peter Biar Ajak, were charged with sabotage, insurgency and possession of weapons for allegedly staging an uprising in South Sudan's main national security prison in October
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Uganda holds 3.6 tons of gold possibly from VenezuelaA gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor is facing sanctions in Uganda over the questionable importation of 7.4 tons of pure gold earlier in March
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Militia head refutes his group responsible for Mali massacreThe head of a Dogon militia blamed for a massacre in central Mali is denying that his fighters were involved in the gruesome attack
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, poses for a photograph after speaking to The Associated Press at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday, March 23, 2019. The chief of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate trainingEthiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators," rejecting reports that they had not been properly prepared to handle the new aircraft
The Associated Press15 hours ago
The Latest: Trump directs US military to aid MozambiqueUnited States military says President Donald Trump has directed it to support relief efforts in the aftermath of the cyclone that hit Mozambique more than a week ago
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mozambican families hunt for loved ones separated by cycloneMozambican families desperately search for loved ones separated by the flooding, destruction and death brought by Cyclone Idai
The Associated Press1 day ago
Death toll from central Mali massacre up to 134, says UNThe United Nations says the toll from a massacre in central Mali is now at least 134 dead with dozens wounded
The Associated Press1 day ago
Two man lay on a floor at a displacement centre in Beira, Mozambique, Friday, March 22, 2019. A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, its death, destruction and flooding continues to grow in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region's recent history(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Cyclone death toll above 750; fighting disease new challengeCyclone Idai's death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm, as workers restore electricity, water and try to prevent outbreak of cholera, authorities said Sunday
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: 115 reported dead after attack on Malian villageA group representing ethnic Peulhs in central Mali says the provisional death toll from morning militia attack has risen to 115
The Associated Press2 days ago
A police vehicle drives past wreckage after a suicide car bomb attack on a government building in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, March 23, 2019.  Al-Shabab gunmen stormed the government building after a suicide car bombing, killing at least five people including the country's deputy labor minister, police said, in the latest attack by Islamic extremist fighters in the Horn of Africa nation. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Extremists attack Somalia govt office, minister among 5 deadSomalia security forces beat back attack on government building by Islamic extremists that leaves 5 dead, 10 wounded
The Associated Press2 days ago
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