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Congo Floods Leave Scores Dead, Thousands Homeless

Floods triggered by heavy rains and a river bursting its banks have killed at least 50 people and left thousands homeless in the southwest Democratic Republic of Congo, a provincial governor told AFP on Thursday. Torrential rains caused the Kalamu...

Hurricane Matthew: Thousands Displaced In Haiti

The most powerful Caribbean hurricane in nearly a decade has left thousands of people displaced in Haiti, with officials struggling to reach the worst-hit areas. Hurricane Matthew is said to have devastated parts of the country, where at least two...

Thousands Die In Sea Yearly Trying To Cross To Europe- UN

At least 3,800 migrants and refugees have perished this year while trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe, the highest ever toll ever on the harrowing route, the UN said today. "We can confirm that at least 3,800 people have been...

Did Nasty C Just Spend Thousands Of Rands On A Pet?

How rich do you need to be to get this kind of pet?<br> <br> If you got it blow it because that’s exactly what people with money do.<br> So over the years, we’ve seen celebrities buy ridiculous things with money especially...

Sad! Thousands Seek Shelter After Iran Quake

Iranians living outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after an earthquake are making desperate pleas for help.<br /><br />More than 430 people were killed and about 7,000 injured when the quake hit near the Iran-Iraq border on...

Libya war leaves thousands homeless in Tripoli

Layla Mohammed barely had time to gather her children&#8217;s belongings before fleeing their southern Tripoli home when shelling targeted the Libyan capital&#8217;s outskirts earlier this year. For months she moved her family between...

Thousands in shelters as Indonesia flood death toll hits 53

[img][/img] Tens of thousands of Indonesians were still unable to return to their waterlogged homes Saturday after flooding hit the Jakarta capital region, killing at least 53 people, authorities said. More than 170,000 people took refuge in...

Billions pledged for projects creating thousands of jobs

The SA Investment Conference is proving to be a vehicle to make inroads into attracting investment and creating jobs, if the billions in pledges made by local and foreign companies to boost the country’s economy are anything to go by. Several...

Drought-hit Zimbabwe to move thousands of animals

[img][/img] Zimbabwe’s wildlife agency said on Monday it would move hundreds of elephants and other animals in a dramatic bid to save them from a lethal drought. At least 120 elephants have already died over the past two months as the country...

Tankers sent as water outage affects thousands in KwaNobuhle

[img][/img] Hundreds of residents in KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage, flocked to water tankers on Sunday afternoon. The taps of more than 25,000 residents had run dry on Friday morning. Four 30,000-litre water tankers were dispatched to wards 45, 46 and 47....

Watch: Thousands of sea turtles caught on film [video]

The amazing functions of drones is highlighted in new footage in what is said to be the &#8216;largest&#8217; swarm of sea turtles ever caught on camera, and it’s breathtaking. According to IFL Science, every year, hundreds of thousands of...

Uber reveals thousands of reported sexual assaults in the US

[img][/img] Nearly 6,000 sexual assaults, including more than 450 cases of rape, were reported to Uber in the United States in 2017 and 2018, the ride-sharing company said on Thursday, as it faces increasing pressure to cope with complaints of...

Fierce winds leave one dead, thousands without power in France

One person has died in southern France and thousands of homes were left without power on Friday after strong winds swept across Atlantic coastal regions, gusting at times to 140 km/h, officials said. Rescue services said a 70-year-old man died in...

Thousands urged to evacuate in Australia as fire risk rises

Thousands of people were urged to evacuate parts of Australia&#8217;s southeast on Monday, as a new heatwave left firefighters across the country bracing for another round of potentially catastrophic bushfire. Hundreds of blazes are burning...

Thousands attend LA memorial for Kobe Bryant and daughter

[img][/img] Thousands of celebrities, athletes, family members and fans poured into the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday to honor basketball great Kobe Bryant, who died last month in a helicopter crash that also killed his 13-year-old...

Big 5 Safari &#038; Romantic Sleep-out at Lion Sands 

[img][/img] When it comes to intimate safari experiences, Lion Sands Private Game Reserve has it down to a fine art. Four luxurious lodges nestle on the private reserve, each offering five star accommodation, impeccable service, decadent cuisine and...

Thousands flee as typhoon Kammuri churns towards Philippines

Tens of thousands of people were sheltering in evacuation centres as powerful typhoon Kammuri barreled towards the Philippines, threatening plans for the Southeast Asian Games events near the capital Manila. Kammuri is expected to make landfall late...

Thousands expected to attend funeral of Rashied Staggie

[img][/img] The late former leader of the Hard Livings gang, Rashied Staggie, is being laid to rest in Durbanville, Cape Town today.  eNCA has reported that thousands are expected to attend the proceedings. Staggie was fatally gunned down in Salt...

Thousands flee to beaches as fires encircle Australian towns

Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on Tuesday, as deadly blazes ripped through popular tourist areas and cut off several towns. In fire-encircled seaside communities along a...

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires

A major operation to reach thousands of people stranded in fire-ravaged seaside towns was under way in Australia on Wednesday after deadly bushfires ripped through popular tourist spots and rural areas leaving at least eight people dead. Navy ships...

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally

[img][/img] Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong for a massive rally on New Year&#8217;s Day as demonstrators look to carry the momentum of their months-old movement into 2020. Hong Kong has been...

Australia calls in the military as thousands flee bushfires

[img][/img] Up to 3,000 military reservists were called up to tackle Australia&#8217;s relentless bushfire crisis on Saturday, as tens of thousands of residents fled their homes amid catastrophic conditions. Temperatures soared above 40 degrees...

Nightmare start to 2020 for thousands of Cape Town commuters

It’s a nightmare start to 2020 for thousands of long-suffering Cape Town commuters, with Metrorail’s Central Line and the MyCiTi N2 bus service still suspended — and no sign that the services will be restored anytime soon. The City of Cape...

Nigerian military clears thousands from Lagos waterfront

Nigerian navy personnel shot in the air on Tuesday as they sought to clear a waterfront community of 10,000 people in the latest mass-eviction around economic hub Lagos. Bulldozers rumbled into Tarkwa Bay, a semi-rural area on an island in the city...

Thousands could go blind as Right to Sight&#8217;s funds dry up

An estimated 290,000 South Africans could become blind due to untreated cataracts, with government facilities in most provinces unable to meet the demand for sight-saving surgery. Waiting lists stretch to well over a year. This is according to Right...

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