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‘Lots of dead’, ‘water full of snakes’: cyclone survivors recount

25 March 2019, 3:50 PM

“It was very scary, we were running in all direction, the water was full of snakes,” recalls 39-year-old Otelea Jose after arriving from one of the areas worst hit by southern Africa’s deadly cyclone.

Toll from cyclone-hit southern Africa surges as UN launches health aid

21 March 2019, 6:05 PM

A cyclone that ravaged three southern African countries last week has killed at least 350 people, affected more than 1.7 million others and left 15,000 people still stranded by floods, according to estimates Thursday.

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Floods in southern Africa kill 115

13 March 2019, 7:24 PM

At least 115 people were killed in Mozambique, Malawi and South Africa after heavy rains affected 843,000 people across southeast Africa, officials and the UN said, prompting calls for emergency aid.

Zambia arrests three Chinese nationals for rhino horn trafficking

30 July 2017, 7:21 PM

Zambian authorities on Sunday said they had arrested three Chinese nationals and two locals found carrying pieces of rhino horn at the border with Mozambique.

IMF holds talks with Zambia over possible aid programme

24 March 2017, 4:25 PM

The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it held talks with Zambian authorities over the possibility of an aid programme.



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