We lost over 350 residents of Durban in record floods: Mayor – Video
The Mayor of the South African province of Durban which witnessed the country’s deadliest floods in decades, Mxolisi Kaunda, has confirmed that the city lost over 350 residents in just two days of the disaster.
Residents of the area are still coming to terms with the impact of the monumental disaster and on Thursday, began sifting through the remains of shattered homes after the floods and landslips stoked by record rains devastated city.
The storms struck the southeastern province of KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday in what has been described as the country’s deadliest in recent history.
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Video: Nigerian govt, labour union release terms of negotiation over fuel subsidy removal
In this video, Femi Gbajabiamila, Nigeria’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, who was recently appointed as President Bola Tinubu’s Chief of Staff, read out the resolution between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the organized labour —the Trade Union Congres and the Nigeria Labour Congress —over the removal of fuel subsidy following the suspended industrial action.
Gbajabiamila revealed that the parties had resolved to continue negotiations towards finding a mutually beneficial resolution.
Following the decision by Nigeria’s new administration to end subsidies on petroleum products, the NLC last week announced a plan to embark on a nationwide strike on Wednesday. The planned strike has now been suspended.
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Video: Russian diplomat, Lavrov insists new global order emerging
In this video, the Russian Foreign Affairs Minister, Sergey Lavrov who is currently at a summit with counterparts from the BRICS bloc talks about the changes in the international system which makes the pursuit of national interest attainable for all in the system.
“A more just, polycentric international order is taking shape” Lavrov said.
It should be noted that Russia has backed several African countries that has taken diplomatic stances against the global-south, notably the United, France and Britain.
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