International News March 22, 2019

Posted on : March 22, 2019
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Struggle for survivors of Tropical Cyclone Idai

Survivors of Tropical Cyclone Idai are struggling to get the basic necessities due to lack of infrastructure in certain parts of the various countries and also due to the amount of damage in cities such as Beira.

Ghana Bus Collision

At least 60 people are dead following the collision of two buses in Ghana.

The buses are believed to have been carrying 50 passengers each when they collided. One caught fire while the other was badly mangled.

The cause of the crash has yet to be determined but local media is reporting that the driver lost control of the bus after falling asleep.

According to the Ghanaian police motor transport and traffic directorate, an average of six people die on the country’s roads every day.

Drought in Kenya

1 million Kenyans are facing food shortage following a drought in Kenya. The Kenya Red Cross is appealing to Kenyans to raise 820 Million Kenyan Shillings (approximately $8 million) to tackle the drought.

Two former policemen arrested in Brazil for assassination of Marielle Franco

One year after the death of Brazilian councilor Marielle Franco, two former policemen have been arrested in connection with her assassination.

Cruise Lines Cancel Calls to Antigua and Barbuda

Carnival Cruise line and other Cruise companies are cancelling their scheduled stops to Antigua and Barbuda. According to representatives from the Carnival cruise line, they cancelled the schedule calls because they did not feel welcomed by the government.

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