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earth the home for saving google indios tells stories of creative people and innovative projects around the world ideas to protect the current and boost green energy solutions for global warming to those being born in the series of global three thousand on g.w. and online. this is d w news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes the ada so nobody making its way to the victims of psycho need food water and other emergency supplies are being distributed to areas that can be reached and on the ground after days on the relief operation in mozambique. and the policy just that have left south africans in the dock with the country's grepping a serious energy crisis we all should all governments in africa have sole control of p.-six is when they mismanage them.
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i'm christine wonderwall come to africa i'm going to add here today in foreign aid has begun flowing into the three countries mozambique's and baldwin malawi hit by sites 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 and if to 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 floodwaters not only in govt roads and bridges they also wiped out communications
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networks across the region and many of eat ice victims 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. with. resolving and. rescue us also working
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around the clock to save lives many victims of stew trapped on rooftops trees and other 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 was and break we're joined by joseph come out of 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 of this deadly storm. yes thank you. and the situation currently in 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 and the government is trying to move more play some more people into different in a distressed comps what we cannot be able to provide them something since mr come are 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 the support that is coming in is just beginning to trickle it's 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 so the eighty's definitely not in not my last visit here and if you could answer this very briefly how many people are we are we
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are you estimating do you think are still out there that you've not been able to reach. out my. estimate is about probably nine hundred thousand of them one point we don't have detailed assessment results because of lack of access to the people but are probably about one hundred to one million people unreached joseph come out of from the christian relief organization world vision coming to us from bear mozambique thank you. 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 meeting the country's powered demands 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 pockets. to be reasonable
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and the meat is slowly spoiling which means business at this restaurant in johannesburg is slowing. we disagree. over the little matter whether the little. goes. south africa's main electricity supply at 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 restore working in the dark. because if everything goes down because you don't like my idea. because there. was a formula that 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 selfish dining. when it comes to power but we did something that we did in project for keeping south africa's economy pumping would prove difficult if we can keep the power on i'm joined now by ronald energy analyst in johannesburg south africa welcome to. the africa mr childcare you've said south africa's have a crisis is a manmade crisis what do you mean by that. yes that's correct there is a way. men meet is because a lot of mistakes including what you call a must have made history in my life you said corruption at their reach actually which is you know being rather than just calling them technical problems all right
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mr 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 our governments 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 power all is the solution in the case of south africa to privatized the say ten 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 hear from the person the media does its teachers for good this has been ongoing for the week it is a good lesson actually to african governments to say that what bud 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 moment did
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a good bit in the sector as a succinct unfortunately it is strategic in their own political says that other you know openings that are to ensuring that they promote what you can call universal access and promote the energy. sudep agenda with what it. does that their problems are and 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 say to the president woman 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 and
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upright instead of them giving us what you can call it. and interventions that will it made you do see it was like they were giving us a lecture of how spawns problem are all about we are not looking for problems and should have to be there but it had to be explained in detail from their public point of view we need still lucian's we need to say that we have to have knows where the problems are and the cost of. exit creaking at these other ten minutes which we are focusing up on to ensure that you know it situation is correct and 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 in the footing did they said that destined to saying to understand their problems for me as an actor to see and then opinion that should use a yet does not give me a solution because i was too timid at that right and you know half of your face is
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actually in the darkness a child can have somebody cough the trouble that south africa has and at this time run out child 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 the office there are things that i want to do that without money i can't but i think. the music. my family my friends. oh my. love makes me happy every day. when i get a chance to interact with minded people i know so when i. come up with ideas for my business and it.
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makes me happy my family makes me happy see them around me being around them makes me have to. be moved. and expanded during my studies you know for me to be great and rich or. well i think other people it's makes me here peers and helping people it's makes me happy. all my life the very happy double life yeah happy to. let us know what makes you happy get in touch with us on facebook or on twitter 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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