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to islamist terror. you see sort of going to be more severe as a result of. an exclusive report from a destroyed city. philippines in the sense a virus starts. on d w. this is d w news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes the ada so no need making its way to the victims of psycho need to buy food water and other emergency supplies are being distributed to areas that can be reached will gas and underground are saying on the relief operation in mozambique. and the politics is that it left south africans in the dark with the country grappling a serious energy crisis we all should all governments in africa have sole control of key sectors when they mismanage them.
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i'm christine wonderwall come to deja news africa i'm dad here today and foreign aid has begun flowing into the three countries mozambique's and baldwin malawi hit by sights known in die the european union has released just under four million dollars while britain has pledged about double that amount neighboring tanzania's military in the tons of food and medicine although aid is now trickling in distributing it is still very difficult it's being described as to worst humanitarian crisis in mozambique's history. heavy flooding and prolonged bouts of rain a compounding the destruction wreaked by cycling last week the storm and flood waters not only in gulf growth and bridges they also wiped out communications networks
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across the region and many of us once again finding themselves in danger. this mother is one of hundreds of thousands who lost their home she's worried about her newborn as food supplies in the shelter for low. they didn't own doesn't last night i haven't eaten anything yesterday i saw that food was running out i went in asked and they told me that food was over and until now i've had none. that's because the floods and heavy rain which followed in the storm's wake a hindering aid workers efforts in some areas floodwaters are meters deep most rural areas remain cut off from help. resolving and. rescue us also working
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around the clock to save lives many victims as to trapped on rooftops trees and all the remote areas and the region is bracing for more heavy rain in the coming days flooding has become to biggest threat mozambique is facing right now to get an update on the relief effort in mozambique we're joined by joseph come from the christian relief organization world vision he's coming to us from bearer good to have you on the news mr american you just described to us the conditions under which you have to operate as you try and get help to the victims office deadly storm. thank you i'm only the situation currently in and surrounding areas it's very. almost ninety percent of the infrastructure destroyed or affected. every house i have seen has lost several
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. people or. been rendered homeless the government is trying to move more place some multipoint to different in a distressed comps what we cannot be able to provide them substance mystical ira we've heard about aid coming into the country and a lot of volunteers also coming into into these areas is that enough no definitely it's not enough to support that is coming in is just beginning to trickle is not sufficient compared to the nature of the disaster this is huge it's a really really big disaster i mean wiping out an entire city that's huge and when you to think of this surrounding areas of the city and the rural areas that we have not even been able to reach out to. the eighty's definitely not enough my last question to you and if you could answer this very briefly how many people are we are we are you estimating do you think are still out there that you have not been
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able to reach. out my. estimate is about probably nine hundred thousand of them one point we don't have you told us system interest that's because of lack of access to the people but are probably about one hundred to one million people and reached joseph come out of from the christian relief organization world vision coming to us from bear mozambique thank you so. africa's most industrialized economy is struggling to keep the lights on ninety five percent of south africa's electricity is provided by the state owned company has long had problems need saying the country is powered to mons this latest crisis has seen eskom imposed lowell long stages of power blackouts in raging south africans i'll be talking to an energy analyst in johannesburg but first this report on the impact off those pollak that's.
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the beer is one and the meat is slowly spoiling which means business at this restaurant in johannesburg is slow. witted in the grip of the. euro where the little. group of south africa's main electricity supplier eskom can't provide enough power to meet the country's energy needs eskom is currently rotating blackouts lasting several hours across the country leaving businesses like these leather restorer working in the dark. grows and. grows out of government might be a. dozen. or so or. even simple things like filling up a car with a tank of fuel doesn't work if there's no electricity to pump the petrol luckily for drivers these petrol station has a generator is a backup but it's
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a pricey alternative for the business. getting on like this we would really be affected even if people right luckily we've got it you know right there we are self-sustaining. when it comes to power but we did something that we did in project for keeping south africa's economy pumping will prove difficult if we can keep the power on i'm joined now by ronald energy and in this state in johannesburg south africa welcome to. africa mr you've said south africa's public crisis is a manmade crisis what do you mean by that is this correct there is a way. because a lot of mistakes including what you call. corruption the reach actually. being rather than just quoting them technical problems all
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right miss a child hey you have had you spent a lot of time working in government so you can speak from from from both positions essentially but in africa mints are obsessed with with controlling sexes like energy supply but we see them in a case like this mismanagement should they still be able to have that much paul is the solution in the case of south africa to privatized the sector and allow the play is in. to be honest with you it did predict blackouts reach out taking police right now in south africa as you can yeah and it's from a person to media it's teachers for. this has been ongoing for the week it is a good lesson actually to other african governments to say that what budget ever needs to be done by the private sector really needs to start to open that door you need to take note of the fact that most of the african countries at the present
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moment the good the image the sector as a succinct unfortunately it is started in their own political sense that other you know openings that are taking ensuring that they promote what you can call universal access and promote the energy. sudep agenda with different. doesn't the problem is i'm as a child and we've seen the south african government respond very strongly and lot of senior government officials the president himself reacting to this particular balance of power cuts are you satisfied with what you're hearing from the politicians. not at all from a service or safety at the present moment really gut government especially good religion but of religion is the source of the problem as opposed to death is not of i.d.'s when you look at the press briefing of yes i did by the media so public into
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places instead of them giving us what you can call it actions and interventions that will let me do this situation it was like they were giving us a lecture of how sperms problem are all about we are not looking for problems and should have to be there but it had to be explained in detail it's from their public point of view we need solutions we need to just would say that we have to have knows where the problems are and the cost of. executing at these other ten minutes which we are focusing up on to ensure that you know what this situation is correct that they make it as a matter of days so they didn't give us anything or even the fourteen days we did talk about this idea is not helping us because induct footing did they said that they're still trying to understand their problems for me as an actor to see and then opinions into the city use yet does not give me a solution because i was too timid to duck right and you know half of your face is
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actually in the darkness a child can have have somebody cough the trouble that south africa is in at this time running a child care and energy analyst in johannesburg south africa thank you ok it's the un's international day of happiness so we sent our correspondents to ask people what makes you happy. what makes me happy. because when i have money. of things that i want to do that without money i can't but i think. the music. my family my footing. oh might still. makes me happy every day. when i get the chance to interact with minded people i know so when i. come up with ideas for my business and. then i'm very happy. to.
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be my family makes me happy see them around me being around them makes me happy. to be moved. and expanding my status you know the for me to be great and. think other people it's made me here piers. it's nice to have. all my life the very happy double life yeah. let us know what makes you happy get in touch with us on facebook or on twitter and that is it from dayton is africa as always you can catch all our stories on our website and facebook page because it is happiness day review with pictures at the pictures.
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