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Floodwaters rise across the Horn of Africa

International | Heavy rains and mudslides are destroying areas already battling other crises
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/03/19, 04:18 pm

When flash floods rushed through the small East African nation of Djibouti last week, authorities said the influx of water brought the equivalent of two years’ worth of rainfall in a single day. At least nine people died, and the flooding affected up to 250,000 people nationwide.

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China retaliates against U.S. support for protesters

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/02/19, 10:32 am

China will suspend U.S. Navy stops in Hong Kong and sanction several U.S.-based rights groups, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday. Last week, President Donald Trump signed two laws sanctioning Hong Kong and Chinese officials for cracking down on pro-democracy protesters in the semi-autonomous territory. Hua warned of “further necessary actions” if the United States doesn’t change course.

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Hong Kong protesters welcome U.S. legislation

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/29/19, 10:00 am

Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong waved American flags during a rally on Thursday. President Donald Trump signed two laws that will sanction Hong Kong and Chinese officials for human rights violations and ban exports on munitions to the territory.

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