DEVASTATION ACROSS THREE COUNTRIES IN CYCLONE IDAI’S WAKE

20th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

By Donnelly McCleland More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique, while scores have been killed and more than 150 are missing in neighbouring Zimbabwe. The city of Beira in central Mozambique bore Cyclone Idai’s full wrath on Thursday [14 March] before the storm barrelled on…

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YEMEN CRISIS: UN TO MAKE RECORD AID APPEAL

26th February 2019 . by incontext_adm

26 FEBRUARY 2019 (SOURCE: BBC) – A summit opening shortly at the UN in Geneva hopes to raise $4.2bn (£3.2bn) to fund humanitarian operations in Yemen, where a years-long war has left the country on the brink of famine. It is the largest single country appeal ever made by the UN, which plans to help 19 million…

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MADURO SHUTS VENEZUELA’S BORDER WITH BRAZIL AMID AID STANDOFF

22nd February 2019 . by incontext_adm

22 FEBRUARY 2019 (SOURCE: ALJAZEERA) – President Nicolas Maduro said Venezuela would shut its border with Brazil on Thursday “until further notice” amid a tense standoff with US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido over allowing in humanitarian aid. Maduro said he was also considering a “total closure of the border with Colombia” where he has already ordered the…

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6th September 2018 . by incontext_adm

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HOUTHIS CELEBRATE AS SALEH’S SON CALLS FOR REVENGE

6th December 2017 . by incontext_adm

06 DECEMBER 2017 –  The son of Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has called for revenge against the Houthi rebels who took his father’s life. “I will lead the battle until the last Houthi is thrown out of Yemen … the blood of my father will be hell ringing in the ears of Iran,” Ahmed…

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