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Floods derail AU mission exit plan in Somalia

2024-02-03T15:17+0100wardheernews (en)

An aerial view of a flooded area in Dolow, Somalia following devastating floods on November 25, 2023. PHOTO | AFP. By JULIUS BARIGABA. Rotation of the African Union force in Somalia was delayed by at least one month due to floods, as troops remained marooned in military bases that they were meant to....

Floods derail AU mission exit plan in Somalia

2024-02-03T11:57+0100EastAfrican (en)

“The successful completion of this drawdown phase, notwithstanding significant challenges, including the El Nino, is a testament to the will of the Federal Government of Somalia to an orderly transition,” said Dr Alhadji Sarjoh Bah, Director of the Conflict Management Directorate at AU, at the FOBs handover ceremony in Mogadishu on January 29.

East Africa Key Message Update: Widespread flooding in the Horn and conflict in Sudan drive rising needs in November (December 2023)

2024-01-12T23:06+0100reliefWeb (en)

Key Messages In November, humanitarian needs remained atypically high across several parts of East Africa amid record-high El Niño- induced rainfall and related flooding in the Horn, as well as ongoing conflict, displacement, and persistent macroeconomic challenges across the region.

First Orthodox Christmas celebration conducted in Zimbabwe

2024-01-10T12:05+0100menafn (en)

) In a significant moment for Zimbabwe's Orthodox community, the first-ever Orthodox Christmas service was held, as reported by TASS on Sunday. The ceremony, conducted by George Maximov, a priest and chairman of the Missionary Department of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Africa, took place in an adapted room on the premises of the embassy.

First Orthodox Christmas service held in Zimbabwe

2024-01-09T16:22+0100europesun (en)

Parishes of the Russian church operate in more than 30 African countries. For the first time, Zimbabwe's Orthodox community attended a Christmas service, TASS reported on Sunday. The service was conducted by George Maximov, a priest and chairman of the Missionary Department of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Africa.

First Orthodox Christmas service held in Zimbabwe

2024-01-09T13:42+0100nigeriasun (en)

Parishes of the Russian church operate in more than 30 African countries. For the first time, Zimbabwe's Orthodox community attended a Christmas service, TASS reported on Sunday. The service was conducted by George Maximov, a priest and chairman of the Missionary Department of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Africa.

Screams and overcrowding at the main hospital in central Gaza

2023-12-31T10:39+0100kiratas (en)

The precarious Christmas Eve dinner of the Doctors Without Borders team at Al Aqsa hospital did not even take place. Carolina López, the emergency coordinator of the humanitarian organization in that health center in Deir al Balah – in the center of Gaza – and her team were preparing to open the....

Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Dec. 23

2023-12-23T16:37+0100china.org.cn (en)

BUJUMBURA -- At least 20 people were killed in an attack on Friday night near the Burundi -the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) border by unidentified gunmen, a Burundian government spokesperson said on Saturday afternoon. Jerome Niyonzima, the secretary-general and spokesman of the Burundian....

Eastern Africa: El Niño Impact Snapshot (December 2023)

2023-12-21T06:44+0100reliefWeb (en)

OVERVIEW. El Niño-induced heavy rains and flooding (riverine and flash floods) continued to hit parts of the Eastern African region, including Burundi , Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda, leading to loss of lives, livelihoods, and displacement. At least 479 people have been killed , and more than 5.

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