UN Security Council condemns attacks on UN mission base in DR Congo

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN Security Council condemns attacks on UN mission base in DR Congo 

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 1 — UN Security Council on Monday condemned Sunday's attacks on a base of the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, MONUSCO, by Ugandan rebels.

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MSF sends medical team to xenophobia violence-hit South Africa

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on MSF sends medical team to xenophobia violence-hit South Africa 

CAPE TOWN, April 22 — Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Tuesday it has sent a medical team in response to the health needs of displaced people in areas affected by xenophobia violence in South Africa.

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Thousands of Malawian families spend night outside following bogus earthquake warnings

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thousands of Malawian families spend night outside following bogus earthquake warnings 

LILONGWE, Jan. 17 — Tension, fear and anxiety washed across Malawi Thursday night following bogus earthquake warnings that went viral on the social media forcing thousands of families to fled their houses and spend the night in the open.

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Over 1,200 flood victims rescued in Malawi as operation continues

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Over 1,200 flood victims rescued in Malawi as operation continues 

LILONGWE, Jan. 16 — Over 1,200 flood victims were rescued in Malawi's worst-hit districts of Chikhwawa and Nsanje on Wednesday and Thursday, Paul Chiunguzeni, principal secretary for Department of Disaster Management Affairs, disclosed to local media Thursday.

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Malawian leader appeals for humanitarian assistance following heavy flooding

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Malawian leader appeals for humanitarian assistance following heavy flooding 

LUSAKA, Jan. 15 — Malawian President Peter Mutharika has appealed for humanitarian assistance following heavy flooding that affected the African nation, local media reported on Wednesday.

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