President vs Prime Minister: What’s at stake in Chad presidential election? | Elections News

[ad_1] Chadians head to the polls on Monday to elect a new president in what could be the nation’s most-watched election in three decades. The polls will mark the end of a transition to democracy by the ruling military government, one of several currently in power in West and Central Africa. But some experts say … Read more

Kenya, Tanzania brace for Cyclone Hidaya as flood death toll rises | Weather News

[ad_1] Kenya and Tanzania have been bracing for a cyclone on the heels of torrential rains and floods that have devastated East Africa, killing nearly 400 people and forcing tens of thousands from their homes. Cyclone Hidaya is inching closer to the eastern coast of Tanzania, with an expected landfall later on Friday, according to … Read more

Why has the flooding in Kenya been so devastating? | Weather News

[ad_1] Torrential rains have caused devastating floods in Kenya, where more than 200 people have died, thousands have been displaced and nearly 2,000 schools have been destroyed. All remaining schools have been shut down until further notice. Rains have been ravaging Kenya since March during some of the most catastrophic weather events in the country … Read more

Five people die in attempt to cross English Channel to the UK | Migration News

[ad_1] Child among the dead hours after the British government approves a bill to deport some asylum seekers to Rwanda. Five asylum seekers, including a child, have died while crossing the English Channel from France to Britain in an overcrowded small boat, just hours after the British government approved a bill to deport some asylum … Read more

Children among 16 dead after asylum-seeker boat capsizes off Djibouti: UN | Migration News

[ad_1] At least 28 others are missing after a boat carrying 77 asylum seekers sinks, according to the UN’s migration agency. At least 16 people are dead and 28 others are missing after a boat carrying asylum seekers capsized off the coast of the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti, according to the UN’s migration … Read more