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Rain in the Sahara

It rained in the Sahara. It rained in Morocco, it rained in the Algerian Sahara and it rained in Tunisia……

Destructive rains in Ghana

“A heavy rain on Friday hit Manso Nkwanta and other 10 communities in the Amansie West District of Ashanti, claiming…

Namibia: Drought is severe, help is needed

“Namibia’s leading farmers’ unions are requesting an urgent meeting with agricultural minister Alpheus !Naruseb this week to inform him of…

Rains and floods in Nigeria are a seasonal problem

“The havoc wrought by heavy rains this year has been devastating. But this level of destruction is not new to…

Rain and Hepatitis E in Namibia

“Namibia Red Cross Society and Unicef yesterday warned members of the public that the rainy season will likely increase the…

Climate Change Is Plunging Senegal’s Herders Into Poverty

“Six million people in the Sahel faced severe food shortages in a prolonged lean season between January and August this…

Seasonal variations in the Sahel

Very interesting video on how the diffusion of vegetation varies across seasons in the Sahel You may also be interested…

More than 20 killed as river bursts banks in eastern Uganda

“At least 25 people were found dead including four children after a river burst its banks in eastern Uganda Thursday…

Deadly floods in Kenya

“The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) says the number of deaths resulting from the ongoing heavy rains has risen to…

Torrential rains may lead to food crisis

“The torrential rains, which began early in March — have since turned disastrous, killing hundreds of people and animals, displacing…

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