Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique ‘Hurricane Katrina’ – Cyclone Idai claimed lives and left thousands homeless

Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique ‘Hurricane Katrina’ – Cyclone Idai claimed lives and left thousands homeless

Cyclone Idai has left a trail of devastation through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, affecting an estimated 2.6 million people. Houses, roads and bridges have been ripped apart and agricultural land is completely submerged. More than 480 people are confirmed dead and 400,000 have lost their homes. Continue reading Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique ‘Hurricane Katrina’ – Cyclone Idai claimed lives and left thousands homeless

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Nations inch towards climate deal at marathon UN summit in Poland

Nations inch towards climate deal at marathon UN summit in Poland

Nations on Saturday inched towards a deal to implement the Paris climate goals, after all-night negotiations to hammer out a plan to limit global temperature rises exposed a range of conflicts.ADVERTISING

A senior negotiator told AFP at the COP24 summit in Poland that delegates from nearly 200 nations had reached a “landing zone” of agreement.

But sources close to the talks said differences remained stark on the issues of ambition, how the climate fight is funded and how best to measure and ensure the fairness of each nation’s efforts to reduce emissions.

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UNITED NATIONS Investigates Saudi Arabia’s Human Record In Wake of The Murder of Washington Post Reporter Jamal Khashoggi

UNITED NATIONS Investigates Saudi Arabia’s Human Record In Wake of The Murder of Washington Post Reporter Jamal Khashoggi

More than three million displaced in Yemen – joint UN agency report |CRIMSON TAZVINZWA, AIWA! NO!|SAUDI ARABIA faces international condemnation … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS Investigates Saudi Arabia’s Human Record In Wake of The Murder of Washington Post Reporter Jamal Khashoggi

UN to investigate Saudi Arabia’s human rights record

|AIWA! NO!|The United Nations Human Rights Council is to debate on Monday the dismal human rights record of Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the ongoing assault on Yemen.
The so-called Universal Periodic Review, a compulsory four-yearly process, will also focus on Riyadh’s role in Yemen’s civil war. Continue reading UN to investigate Saudi Arabia’s human rights record