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UN humanitarian office says over 350,000 people urgently need assistance in flood-hit Congo

2024-01-19T14:04+0100aa-en (en)

- According to initial assessments, 2,300 hectares of cultivated land have been flooded, which raises concern that means to produce food has been destroyed, livestock have perished. GENEVA. The UN on Friday said that more than 350,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo need urgent....

Mahama jabs Akufo-Addo over his neglect of Ekumfi comment

2024-01-19T00:28+0100theheraldghana (en)

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama, has criticised President Nana Akufo-Addo over his comments on the lack of development in Ekumfi, because the people there did not vote for his party. At a meeting with local leaders, t he President revealed that he....

Akufo-Addo’s Ekumfi comment unfortunate, contradicts Presidential oath – Mahama

2024-01-18T21:13+0100citinewsroom (en)

Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama has criticised President Nana Akufo-Addo over his comments on the lack of development in Ekumfi. According to Mr Mahama, the president’s comment contradicts the presidential oath.

Mahama jibes Akufo-Addo over Ekumfi’s neglect comments

2024-01-18T20:58+0100myjoyonline (en)

Former president and presidential candidate for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, has taken issues with President Akufo-Addo for the latter's recent statement suggesting intentional neglect of development in the Ekumfi constituency. Mr.

Ekumfi development snub: Akufo-Addo's comment 'most unfortunate' – Mahama

2024-01-18T20:27+0100ClassFMGhana (en)

Former President John Mahama has said President Nana Akufo-Addo's comment that he ignored the development of Ekumfi because they voted out his parliamentarian is "most unfortunate." Mr Akufo-Addo “honestly” confessed that he took his mind off Ekumfi, in terms of developing the constituency, after....

DA wants load shedding suspended in eThekwini

2024-01-18T18:36+0100thesouthafrican (en)

Persistent heavy rains continue to batter Durban and many parts of KwaZulu-Natal since December, and the Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has called for load shedding to be suspended in the metro. The party says infrastructure has been damaged leaving many areas without any water and electricity.

Acca Larenzia, the EU Commission: “Although few, still a threat to which we must respond”

2024-01-16T22:21+0100breakinglatest (en)

BRUSSELS. Giorgia Meloni condemns the gathering and Roman greetings in Acca Larentia, the European People’s Party (EPP) does not ally itself with the Prime Minister’s party, and the President of the EU Commission distances herself from Meloni. In the Chamber of the European Parliament, in the end it is all against all.

Ahead of legislative session, Walz pitches $982 million in public construction projects January 16, 2024 2:13 PM By Dana Ferguson The rollout sets the table for months of debate at the Capitol over a capital investment bill. Lawmakers said high inflation and tight budget forecasts led them to propose a slimmer proposal.

2024-01-16T21:52+0100minnesota-publicradio (en)

Gov. Tim Walz rolled out his $982 million plan Tuesday for public construction projects, a package that spans from prison fixups to dedicated busway expansions to projects that better connect Minnesotans to their natural resources. The second-term DFL governor said that after approving a massive $2.

FP at Davos: The Year the World Votes

2024-01-16T20:16+0100foreignpolicy (en)

This year, more people will vote in elections around the world than in any year in history. Five of the world’s biggest democracies will go to the polls, in India, the United States, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. FP’s newest print issue, “ The Year the World Votes ,” covers these elections in depth.

Federal Lawmaker Promises To Develop Constituency

2024-01-16T10:34+0100von (en)

A member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Nnamdi Ezechi says he would stop at nothing in ensuring the turnaround in the development of the Ndokwa nation. He made the promise during the commissioning of the Azunze market in Kwale and the donation of relief materials for victims of last year’s....

North Tongu commends Mahama, others for supporting flood victims

2024-01-16T09:49+0100ghanaiantimes (en)

The Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu Constituency in the Volta Region, Samuel Okudzeto Ab­lakwa, together with the traditional leaders in the district on Wednesday, called on former President John Dramani Mahama to thank him for his swift intervention when disaster struck in the....

Blindspot19 Sources Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler says we need 'many illegal immigrants' in the country to pick vegetables Right 100%

2024-01-14T22:53+0100ground-news (en)

Democrat Jerry Nadler Slammed After Claiming ‘Many Illegal Immigrants’ Needed To Pick Vegetables. Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) faced backlash this week after arguing during a congressional hearing that the U.S. needs “many illegal immigrants,” which comes as the U.S.

Inundaciones causan estragos en República Democrática del Congo

2024-01-14T20:53+0100aporrea (es)

14 de enero de 2024.- Las fuertes lluvias de las últimas semanas y el crecimiento del nivel del principal río del país africano en más de 60 años, han provocado severas inundaciones en toda la República Democrática del Congo (RDC) con un saldo preliminar de 300 personas muertas en un periodo de dos meses.

Inundaciones causan estragos en República Democrática del Congo

2024-01-14T17:45+0100telesurtv (es)

En la vecina República del Congo, cuya capital, Brazzaville, también se encuentra a orillas del río, al menos 17 personas han muerto en inundaciones en ocho departamentos, incluida la capital, con más de 60.000 hogares afectados, dijeron las autoridades.

Delta Gov Inaugurates Ndokwa/Ukwuani Lawmaker’s Constituency Project

2024-01-14T08:25+0100leadership (en)

The Delta State governor, Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, has inaugurated the Azunze market in Kwale, a project facilitated by the member representing the Ndokwa/Ukwuani federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Nnamdi Ezechi. He also flagged off the distribution of relief materials for....

Updates: What is the Iowa caucus? Why does it matter for 2024? Elections

2024-01-13T14:03+0100usaToday (en)

The Iowa caucus is set for next week, one of the most important contests of the 2024 presidential election. The Hawkeye State's caucuses have long had the opportunity to shape presidential elections. And in 2024, all eyes will be on Iowa to see if Republican frontrunner Donald Trump's rivals have....

Rep Ezechi assures of turnaround of Ndokwa nation

2024-01-13T03:57+0100guardian-ng (en)

House of Representatives member, Hon Nnamdi Ezechi says he would stop at nothing in ensuring the turnaround in the development of the Ndokwa nation. Speaking during the commissioning of the Azunze market in Kwale, he said the project, which would be the least he would be attracting to the Federal Constituency.

Supporting flood emergency response in Congo

2024-01-12T11:42+0100africa-newsroom (en)

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo , January 12, 2024/APO Group/ -- Widespread flooding due to unusually heavy rainfall in the Republic of Congo has left more than 336 000 people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. The floods have also damaged health facilities and schools and submerged swaths of farmland.

China calls Taiwan poll frontrunner a 'severe danger' days from crucial vote

2024-01-11T18:11+0100thehindu (en)

China warned Taiwan's voters on January 11 to make the correct choice in the island's weekend elections, describing the presidential frontrunner as a "severe danger" who would threaten peace by following the "evil path" of independence. Democratic Taiwan is two days from a pivotal election that is....

Hundreds dead as Congo River basin floods

2024-01-11T13:50+01004-traders (en)

The Congo River has risen to its highest level in more than 60 years and has caused flooding throughout Democratic Republic of Congo and neighboring Congo Republic. More than 300 people have died and 300,000 households have been affected over the past months, with tens of thousands of houses destroyed, authorities said.

NDC advised to pick Mahama’s running mate from Volta Region or risk losing elections

2024-01-11T12:30+0100myjoyonline (en)

The Head of the Hezekiah Apostolic Prayer Ministry Ghana has advised the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to select its running mate from the Volta Region or risk losing the 2024 general elections. Apostle Kwabena Owusu Adjei said picking a running mate from the NDC’s stronghold would lead to an....

Gazelles in the Gobi and a giant gorilla: photos of the day – Wednesday

2024-01-10T16:11+0100guardian (en)

Caracas, Venezuela Escorts of honour check their phones as they wait for cadets carrying the remains of Gen Domingo Antonio Sifontes during a march to the national pantheon. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Looters run through the streets amid unrest that started with protests over a pay dispute involving security forces in the capital.

DRC: More than 600,000 people affected by floods in Equateur province

2024-01-10T15:26+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-01-10T14:25:37.994Z. Highlights: DRC: More than 600,000 people affected by floods in Equateur province. Following recurrent rains since mid-October, the region has suffered significant damage.Buildings, houses and roads collapsed, leaving thousands of people homeless.

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.

White House under fire for housing migrants at national park

2024-01-10T10:30+0100foxnews (en)

Natural Resources Committee Chairman Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., and Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., the top GOP member of the panel's oversight subcommittee, sent a series of new questions and document requests to White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chairwoman Brenda Mallory in a letter Monday.

‘Big changes must not be implemented suddenly’ – Kwaku Azar tells Chairperson of Electoral Commission

2024-01-09T17:47+01003NewsGhana (en)

A Fellow of the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), Professor Kwaku Asare, has added his voice to the advice being given to the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission not to introduce policies that would prove inimical to the country’s democracy.

Far-left Chicago mayor fuming over Texas border buses makes racial allegation

2024-01-09T16:30+0100foxnews (en)

Democrat Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson condemned Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, in a recent MSNBC appearance, arguing he has been "attacking" cities run by Black leaders with waves of migrants. In an effort to show the seriousness of the border crisis, Republican governors like Abbott have sent buses....

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.

Discontinuation of use of indelible ink will compromise the election results – NDC

2024-01-09T12:50+01003NewsGhana (en)

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has rejected a plan by the Electoral Commission (EC) to stop using indelible ink during elections. National Chairman of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah says the discontinuation will lead to nefarious activities that will compromise the integrity of the elections.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces he’s transported 95,000 migrants to Democrat run-cities and states – and says he’ll keep doing so to give them a taste of what border cities face

2024-01-09T05:05+0100whatsnew2day (en)

At least 2.4 million migrants crossed the southern border of the United States in fiscal year 2023, and that number only represents the encounters that border patrol agents had: there are many who crossed illegally who did not come into contact with agents from DHS. That 2.

Protesters boycott Biden, call for Gaza ceasefire

2024-01-09T00:37+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-01-08T23:34:50.176Z. Highlights: Protesters boycott Biden, call for Gaza ceasefire. Biden responded by saying he was seeking Israel to reduce its presence in Gaza. Biden strongly supported Israel during its "military operation against Hamas" after the resistance operation Al-Aqsa flood on October 7.

Biden supporters urge NH voters to embrace unusual write-in campaign

2024-01-08T19:39+0100ABCnews (en)

Tallying the results on primary night in New Hampshire might not go as quickly as in years past, with thousands of write-in votes expected to be cast for President Joe Biden in the Democratic contest -- all of which will need to be hand counted. But New Hampshire Secretary of State David Scanlan....

Glascoed bomb factory building work began without permission

2024-01-06T08:35+0100bbc (en)

But applications for new developments at the factory are not published in the usual way on Monmouthshire council's planning website. Instead, appointments to see the plans are required and visitors are banned from making copies because of "the sensitive nature of the site".

DR Congo experiencing worst flooding in 60 years

2024-01-05T17:04+0100en-africanews (en)

After a week of severe floods in the Democratic Republic of Congo , the Equateur region is now the latest to be affected by rising water from the Congo River. At the end of December, the flooding hit the provinces of Ituri and Mongala as well as the capital Kinshasa.

DRC: Exceptional rainfall and flooding worsened by climate change

2024-01-05T05:04+0100tellerreport (en)

2024-01-05T04:03:50.673Z. Highlights: DRC: Exceptional rainfall and flooding worsened by climate change. After Kinshasa, Mongala province and Ituri, it is now Ecuador that is affected by these floods. The city of Mbandaka and its outlying areas are currently facing a rise in the waters of the Congo....

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