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Zika Virus: Canadian Patients Found to Show Serious Illness

The impact of the Zika virus on infected Canadian travellers was “more severe” than expected, say researchers.A new study looked at Canadians returning from...

More rain, severe weather ahead in south China

Wider areas of south China will be hit by rain and severe weather, the country's national observatory said Sunday. From Sunday to...
fire

Australian state facing biggest severe bushfire risk in history

Victoria is at a greater risk of severe bushfires than ever before, a leading scientist has warned. David Peckham, a former bushfire...

Somali leader appeals for aid amid severe drought

President Mohamud said several parts of Somalia have been affected by drought especially in regions in northern Somalia. "I appeal to the...
Climate change

Embassy of France in Ghana and WACSI Partner to Strengthen CSOs

Extreme weather conditions and severe droughts are characteristic features of the global menace on Ghana, with its three northern region being the most affected. Civil...
cholera

Cholera outbreak in Ghana shot up sanitation expenditure by 300 percent in 2015

The government spent 300 percent more than it had budgeted for on the sanitation sub-sector to arrest the cholera situation that had claimed 247...
Portable drinking water

South African president pledges water supply amid severe drought

"While approximately 2.7 million households or 18 percent of the total national population are affected by the drought disaster, interventions are in place to...

English Premier League to increase security check

There has been no change to Britain's terror threat level of "severe" and Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore reassured fans that the football...

Nigeria in crisis following acute fuel shortage amid payment row

A severe fuel crisis has hit Nigeria with long queues of angry motorists waiting for hours outside petrol stations in major cities to fill...
Photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows exposed riverbed in Shanzuizi Village of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Severe drought Sweeps Across the South Africa

Weather forecasters are predicting a record dry season, with water restrictions already in force in parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. ...

Severe Weather Puts Firefly Festival on hold

Severe weather forced Kings of Leon to cancel their headlining set at Firefly Festival in Dover, Delaware. Just minutes before the band was supposed...
Court

Court hands severe sentences to accomplices of ex-Chadian president

A Chadian special criminal court sitting in N'Djamena for the last three months on Wednesday sentenced about 20 former senior officials in the...

Malaysia’s East Coast under natures bashing

Malaysia is battling some of the worst floods in decades along its east coast. At least five people have been killed and more than 100,000...
North Korea has denied a recent cyber-attack against Sony Pictures ?

Serious internet breaks hits North Korea

The disruption comes days after the US accused North Korea of being behind a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures. US President Barack Obama had promised a...

MOH puts measures in place to fight Ebola

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday gave the assurance that it has in collaboration with key stakeholders, put in place all necessary measures...
UNRWA estimates around 17,000 destroyed or damaged homes, rendering 100,000 people homeless in Gaza. Photo: UNRWA Archives/Shareef Sarhan

Absence of ?credible political solution? causing severe consequences in Middle East: UN chief

The absence of a credible political solution is having ?severe consequences? on the Middle East, said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today as he urged all...
Fishermen

24 Fishermen Undergo Ebola Screening

There was an Ebola scare at the Albert Bosumtwi-Sam Fishing Harbour at Sekondi in the Western Region, on Tuesday, when some fishermen who arrived...

Two Junior High Schools Hit By Rainstorm in Daboya

Several houses and school infrastructure in the Daboya township, got their roofs blown away when a severe rainstorm hit the town and its surrounding...
Scientists fear a growing impact of global warming on humans

Impacts of global warming likely to be severe

The impacts of global warming are likely to be "severe, pervasive and irreversible", a major report by the UN has warned. Scientists and officials meeting...
Refrees

Local referee, Kyei Andoh beaten to death

Young referee Kyei Andoh has died days after being assaulted while officiating a lower division game in Ghana ? opening a whole new...

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