Zimbabwe: Deforestation Seen as Aggravating Flood Crisis

[RFI] Boulders as big as motor cars were dislodged in Zimbabwe’s eastern Rusitu Valley by Cyclone Idai, sending a deadly torrent down a river and wiping out 160 houses in its path. The landslides in Rusitu and the nearby town of Chimanimani are the reason so many people are missing, presumed dead beneath the rocks and rubble.

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Gambia:Media Mark Anniversary of Killing of Journalist Deyda Hydara

[Foroyaa] TheĀ  Gambia Press Union (GPU) and Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), supported by International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) will hold a forum in honour of victims of freedom of expression violation in The Gambia as part of events marking the commemoration of the 12th anniversary of the assassination of Deyda Hydara.

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East Africa: What the World Economic Forum Holds for EAC’s Future

[Exchange] The enlightening, information sharing and conglomeration of great minds in the continuing 47th World Economic Forum has continued to pay off as each day takes a step to achieving greater heights. The conference has, for now, been ongoing for three days and world leaders in business, governments, academia, civil society and international agencies have birthed ideas and thoughts on the way forward.

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