Did warming play a role in the deadly floods in South Africa? Yes, a Study

This includes observational data and two sets of computer simulations that model the world as it is, about 2 degrees Fahrenheit (1.1 degrees Celsius) warmer than it was before the onset of widespread emissions in the late 19th century, and a hypothetical world. Global warming never happened. The finding that the probability of such an …

Severe Floods and Mudslides Leave At Least 45 Dead in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG — Days of heavy rainfall off the east coast of South Africa killed at least 45 people as rivers overflowed and mudslides swept the city and surrounding areas of Durban. The death toll is expected to rise as members of the South African National Defense Forces are called in to assist emergency rescuers in …

US Allows Hunters to Import Some Elephant Trophies from Africa

US Fish and Wildlife Service informed some hunters Last month, it would authorize the importation of six elephant booty from Zimbabwe into the United States. African elephant carcasses will be allowed into the country for the first time in five years. The decision reversed an agency-wide hold on the processing of elephant trophy import permits …

Focused East Africa Photojournalist Sumy Sadurni dies at 32

Sumy Sadurni, a prolific photojournalist who documented human rights struggles, political resistance and gender issues in East Africa with a sharp and candid lens, died on March 7 in Kampala, Uganda. She was 32 years old. His brother, Jorge Sadurni Carrasco, said he died in a car accident. Freelance Ms. Sadurni has traveled the world …

Amazon Headquarters Plan in South Africa in Danger After Court

JOHANNESBURG — The plan to build the African headquarters for tech giant Amazon in Cape Town is in jeopardy after a judge on Friday ordered construction to be halted, arguing that the developers had not properly consulted with Indigenous South Africans. $300 million development Fueled a nasty feud within indigenous or First Nations communities As …

In Africa, A Mixture of Attractions Leads to Uncertain Covid Vaccine Pressure

But in most African countries, little of everything, like vaccines and all the equipment and trained people needed to administer them, is now in order to envision a substantial support campaign. At the vaccination center in Kamakwie, healthcare workers are trying to figure out how to use their supplies as efficiently as possible. Health minister …

Amid Coups and Covid, Africa Focuses on What Matters Most: Football

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – He had secretly watched some matches, the volume was turned down so no one would report him. He had seen the threats and knew he could be kidnapped or killed for watching an African football tournament hosted by his country Cameroon. But Cameroon was tired of suppressing her excitement every time she …

Africa Cup of Nations: Football Tournament Joy Between Blows and

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – He had secretly watched some games, the volume was turned down so no one would report him. He had seen the threats and knew he could be kidnapped or killed for watching an African football tournament hosted by his country Cameroon. But Cameroon was tired of suppressing her excitement every time she …

Africa Cup of Nations: Football Tournament Joy Between Blows and

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – He had secretly watched some games, the volume was turned down so no one would report him. He had seen the threats and knew he could be kidnapped or killed for watching an African football tournament hosted by his country Cameroon. But Cameroon was tired of suppressing her excitement every time she …