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Cyclone Freddy Increases Health Risks in Southern African Countries

Voa News 23 Mar 2023
The World Health Organization warns that Cyclone Freddy, which left a trail of death and destruction across southern Africa, has increased the health risks for millions of people in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar ... agencies, is managing more than 500 accommodation centers for Malawians rendered homeless by the storm ... Africa’s fight against TB.

14 migrants drown in Mediterranean off Tunisia coast

Dawn 10 Mar 2023
Fourteen people from sub-Saharan Africa drowned in the Mediterranean, authorities said on Thursday in Tunisia, where black migrants have faced a wave of violence since an inflammatory speech by President Kais Saied ... Many black migrants in Tunisia have been made homeless amid a ...

14 migrants drown off Tunisia after wave of racist violence

The New Arab 09 Mar 2023
Fourteen people from sub-Saharan Africa drowned in the Mediterranean, authorities said Thursday in Tunisia, where black migrants have faced a wave of violence since an inflammatory speech by President Kais Saied ... The North African country hosts around 21,000 undocumented migrants from other parts of Africa, less than 0.2 percent of the population.

Mob attacks two Tunis shelter for LGBTQ people from sub-Saharan Africa

The Observers 03 Mar 2023
A mob of men wielding batons and knives attacked a shelter for LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers from Sub-Saharan Africa on February 23. In the aftermath, police called to the site arrested at least eight people from Sub-Saharan Africa, even though they have refugee status and thus are legal residents in Tunisia.

L.A. skid row residents angry over the destruction of a community hub

The Los Angeles Times 21 Feb 2023
Street signs in the area warn about the cleanups, which require homeless people to temporarily move their property from the sidewalk ... Eventually she made her way to 5th and San Pedro streets, where she said she witnessed the 2015 fatal police shooting of 43-year-old Charly 'Africa' Leundeu Keunang, a homeless man.

'I thought I was going to die' S.African flood survivor

Urdu Point 17 Feb 2023
Nkomazi, South Africa, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Feb, 2023 ) ... Hlekwa and her family are among dozens left homeless and destitute by floods that have hit much of South Africa, killing 13 people, after days of relentless heavy rains that show no signs of letting up.

Commentary: LeBron James, Gustavo Dudamel, LA's world-famous hometown heroes

Hastings Tribune 09 Feb 2023
It was a bittersweet Tuesday. Both of these extraordinary, world-renowned performers have infused Los Angeles with a sense of pride ... Lakers jersey ... (Carla Hall is an editorial board member who writes about homelessness, reproductive rights, popular culture, animal welfare, and human rights in Asia and Africa, among other topics.) ... Visit at

A NEW YOU: Think that your miracle could happen today

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 08 Feb 2023
Years ago, actress Halley Mills starred in a movie called Pollyanna. The story was about a young girl who moved to the United States from England to live with her aunt ... The reason Pollyanna came to the United States to live with her aunt was because her mother and father both died as missionaries in Africa. Pollyanna was left homeless ... You may say ... ....

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Caledonian Record 07 Feb 2023
Grammys fashion. Lizzo, Doja Cat, Styles wow on red carpet ... He was shirtless underneath ... Why 'Point-in-Time' count of Brevard's homeless matters. Former South Africa midfielder John Moeti dies aged 55. CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Former South Africa midfielder John Moeti has died. He was 55 ... Moeti played 29 times for South Africa between 1995 and 1999.

Meet UAE's Zayed Award honorees: Kenyan ‘Mama’ with a big heart, humanitarian group from Italy

Khaleejtimes 04 Feb 2023
This Award will enable me to make Sheikh Zayed visible in my country and in Africa.” Community of Sant’Egidio. For more than three decades, the Community of Sant’Egidio has been supporting homeless people, terminally ill and HIV/AIDS patients, refugees and victims of war.

Greensburg Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church sewing group clothes girls in hope

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 29 Jan 2023
The group has sent thousands of items to relief organizations in the United States, Africa, Central America and Asia, along with homeless shelters in Greensburg and Pittsburgh ... “She said, ‘You can make them for little girls in Africa.’ ”. That started the roundabout journey to connecting with Little Dresses for Africa.

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Caledonian Record 27 Jan 2023
Annual count of homeless residents begins in Los Angeles. India to get 12 cheetahs from South Africa next month. NEW DELHI (AP) — India will receive 12 cheetahs from South Africa next month that will join eight others it received from Namibia in September as part of an ambitious plan to reintroduce the cats in the country after 70 years.

WATCH: TikTok user claims Bonga Sithole’s ‘father’, who is as eloquent, found on the streets

Independent online (SA) 10 Jan 2023
South Africa’s fascination with homeless people, especially men on social media, is not new ... While these homeless individuals permit videos of them to be taken and shared online, the dark reality is that they are suffering on the streets. According to AllAfrica, in 2022 there were more than 15 000 homeless people in Johannesburg.

Show a little heart, Mzansi - there’s still hope for Bonga Sithole

Independent online (SA) 06 Jan 2023
And yes, it’s a disease - but more on that later. Known as South Africa’s “most articulate homeless man” for his viral videos and incredible vocabulary, Sithole quickly rose to fame ... That’s the thing though, Sithole was offered help but ultimately he wasn’t ready to fully make use of it ... How many times have you heard someone say of a homeless person.


Independent online (SA) 03 Jan 2023
TSWELOPELE MAKOE ... We are facing a significant prevalence of homelessness in South Africa ... Already, there are a tremendous number of challenges that are faced by the citizens of South Africa, but I have said this before, and I will reiterate it once more ... As the founding father of democratic South Africa, Nelson Mandela once noted ... .

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