Update: Aid arriving in Zimbabwe for cyclone victims

World 03/20/19, 05:24

The Latest on Cyclone Idai and the flooding damage to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi (all times local):12:25 p.m.More humanitarian aid is being pledged for the three southern African countries badly hit by a tropical cyclone that has killed hundreds of people.A family dig for their son who got buried in ...

Foreign aid begins flowing to cyclone-hit southern Africa

World 03/20/19, 00:08

International aid has started trickling into the east African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to ease the humanitarian crisis created by floodwaters from Cyclone Idai.Relief efforts that were initially stifled by airport closures slowly gained steam Tuesday, and foreign governments began pledging aid to help the region recover from ...

Explains: Why southern African cyclone is so shattering

World 03/19/19, 12:27

The lives of hundreds of thousands of people are at risk after a cyclone ripped into central Mozambique and heavy rains continue to fall. Aid groups report people clinging to rooftops and trees as rivers burst their banks and waters rise. Authorities openly worry that the world has not grasped ...

Aid agencies scramble to rescue people from Mozambique flood

World 03/19/19, 03:42

Hundreds are dead, many more missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai and persistent rains.International aid agencies and government officials are scrambling Tuesday to rescue families trapped by the floodwaters from rivers that have burst their banks and are still ...

Over 1,000 feared dead after cyclone slams into Mozambique

World 03/18/19, 17:00

More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation's president said. "It is a real disaster of great proportions," President Filipe Nyusi said. Cyclone Idai could prove to be the deadliest ...

Melania Trump arrives in Ghana, 1st stop on Africa tour

World 10/02/18, 07:23

Melania Trump has arrived in Ghana to open her first major solo international trip as U.S. first lady.She landed in the capital of Accra on Tuesday morning after an overnight flight from Washington and was welcomed to the West African nation with dancing and drumming and schoolchildren waving mini U.S. ...

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