A South African court ruled that a Mozambican ex-finance minister held since December on a US arrest warrant can be extradited to either the United States or his home country.
Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
A South African court has ruled that Mozambique’s former finance minister Manuel Chang can be extradited to the United States, where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, one of Chang’s lawyers said on Monday.
The United Nations has appealed to member states to respond quickly and generously to the humanitarian appeals following the devastating Cyclone Idai that hit parts of southern Africa last month.
A cyclone-induced cholera outbreak in central Mozambique has killed two people and infected more than 1,400, the government announced Tuesday on the eve of the launch of a mass vaccination drive.