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The world has only months to save Yemen, Somalia from starvation

The world only has three months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation. That's the dire warning from the International Committee of the Red Cross. The agency says it needs 3-hundred-million US dollars to help the hungry in those two countries as well as in South Sudan and North-eastern Nigeria. More than...
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Update: 4 people dead in London attack including 1 police officer, attacker; 20 others injured: British police
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yesterday at 16:41. Facebook
Coming up on #AfricaLive 1700GMT with Mahia Mutua:

The UK's parliament comes under attack. Dozens of people reportedly injured outside.

Several suicide bombers target camps for the displaced in North-eastern Nigeria.

Key meetings under way in Washington on how best to battle ISIL militants.

Tune in on DSTv channel 409, Zuku 567 & Star Times 123 for these stories and much more
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yesterday at 16:15. Facebook
UPDATE: Woman dies, a number are hurt, some with "catastrophic" injuries

Dozens of people are reportedly injured after UK parliament building attack. London Ambulance Services have called this a major incident.

A police officer has also reportedly been stabbed.

Police are treating this as terrorist attack

A man with a knife reportedly charged through the gates and into the front yard...
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yesterday at 15:00. Facebook
In a report, the UN Children’s Fund has warned that some 600 million children worldwide will be living with extremely limited water resources by 2040.

UNICEF: 600 million children will live with water scarcity by 2040 |...

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yesterday at 14:58. Facebook
Two people shot outside the UK parliament building in London on Wednesday: Reuters citing parliamentary official.
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yesterday at 14:07. Facebook
#SouthSudanPlaneCrash: Gov't confirms all passengers survived, 3 remain in hospital

South Sudan's government has confirmed that all those who were aboard a plane that crash landed in Wau survived the accident. There were 44 passengers and 5 crew members on the plane, government says only three people remain in the hospital for treatment but that they are already out of danger
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yesterday at 14:03. Facebook
As the world marks the Water Day, the people of Cape Town, in South Africa, have little reason to celebrate.

The City has been hit by a devastating drought. Its dam levels have now dropped to an effective 18%. Authorities are urging people in Cape Town to continue working hard to save water. [ Ow.ly Link ]

World Water Day: Cape Town residents struggling to get enough water |...

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yesterday at 13:31. Facebook
Stories making headlines this afternoon

At least 26 people have died from hunger in Somalia's semi-autonomous Jubaland region in just 36 hours. The acute hunger gripping Jubbaland has caused an exodus of hundreds of families into the capital Mogadishu seeking help. Jubbaland assistant minister of interior Mohamed Hussein, is now calling for emergency assistance. Around 6.2 million people...
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Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba jailed by ICC for a year for bribing witnesses [ Ow.ly Link ]

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba jailed by ICC for a...

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yesterday at 12:00. Facebook
EU sets aside $215 million to strengthen national border controls [ Ow.ly Link ]

EU sets aside $215 million to strengthen national border controls | CGTN...

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yesterday at 11:30. Facebook
Students in S. Sudan participate in sports aimed at reconciliation [ Ow.ly Link ]

Students in S. Sudan participate in sports aimed at reconciliation |...

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yesterday at 11:00. Facebook
Why Wastewater?

This is 2017 World Water Day theme and the focus is on wastewater and ways to reduce and reuse as over 80% of all the wastewater from our homes, cities, industry and agriculture flows back to nature polluting the environment and losing valuable nutrients and other recoverable materials.

According to the United Nations, there are over 663 million people living without a safe...
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2017 World Water Day Theme: Why Wastewater? | CGTN Africa -...

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yesterday at 10:30. Facebook
So why do we have a #WorldWaterDay?

This day is an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference.

In Africa, 319 million people, representing 32% of sub-Saharan Africans, don’t have safe drinking water, the LA Times reports.

In 1992, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and...
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Why do we have a World Water Day? | CGTN Africa - Strengthening news...

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yesterday at 09:45. Facebook
Coming up on #AfricaLive 1000GMT with Ramah Nyang:

South Korea confirms DPRK failed missile launch

At least 26 people starve to death in Somalia's Jubbaland region

Egyptian travelers furious over U.S ban on in-flight electronics

Tune in on DSTv channel 409, Zuku 567 & Star Times 123 for these stories and much more
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yesterday at 09:00. Facebook
The popular tourist destination Kintampo Falls where the tree fall tragedy happened leaving 20 dead has been closed by Ghanaian authorities.

“The National Disaster Management Organisation and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture have in consultation with the Brong Ahafo Regional Security Council ordered the indefinite closure of the Kintampo waterfalls,” tourism minister spokesperson...
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Tourist destination where tree fall tragedy happened in Ghana shut down...

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yesterday at 08:30. Facebook
The newly appointed Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre on Tuesday named his 26-strong member cabinet including a former BBC journalist as the country’s top diplomat.

The cabinet topped by deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Ahmed Guled and also a former foreign affairs chief coming in as a finance minister. Abdirahman Duale Beyle, a former economist at the African Development Bank, served as...
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Somalia’s new Prime Minister names his cabinet | CGTN Africa -...

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yesterday at 07:22. Facebook
The inaugural African Economic Platform drew to a close on Tuesday night, with a lot of emphasis put on the empowerment of youth in the continent as well as the eradication of trade barriers all across Africa.

With various African leaders in attendance, the African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat pledged to use his influence to ensure the resolutions of the AEP are...
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