Tropical storm toll reaches 24 deaths in Madagascar

Tropical storm toll reaches 24 deaths in Madagascar

The storm-related death toll has now reached 24 in Madagascar, where forecasters say Tropical Storm Cheneso poses a continued threat with heavy rainfalls, storm-related landslides and high seas as it lingers along an offshore track over the Mozambique Channel. The National Bureau of Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC) in Madagascar…

Gambia arrests four in coup attempt against Barrow

Gambian authorities say they’ve thwarted a coup attempt directed at the president and taken members of the military behind the plot into custody. “Based on intelligence reports, some soldiers of the Gambian army were plotting to overthrow the democratically elected government of President Adama Barrow,” said Gambian spokesman Ebrima G….