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my father taught me how to ask uncomfortable questions about my country and about the book that describes i keep doing to the state my name's not the school and i work at the. group every day. this is the deputy news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes the aid so nobody making its way to the victims of psych no need i food water and other emergency supplies are being distributed to areas that can be reached and on the ground at safe on the relief operation in mozambique. and the politics that have left south africans in the dark with the countries grappling a serious energy crisis we are asked 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 africa to day in foreign aid has begun flowing into the three countries mozambique zimbabwe and malawi hit by sidetone in die the european union has released just under four million dollars while britain has pledged about double that amount neighboring tanzania is 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 engulfed roads and bridges they also wiped out communications
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networks across the region and many of. the ones 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 run low. they didn't own down since 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. resulting and. rescue us also working
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around the clock to save lives many victims as to trapped on rooftops trees and of the remote areas and the region is bracing for more heavy rain in the coming days flooding has become the biggest threat 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 is coming to us from barrow 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. yes thank you. and the situation currently and surrounding areas is very. almost ninety percent of the infrastructure destroyed or affected. every house i have seen has lost several.
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people or have. been rendered homeless and the government is trying to move more play some more people into different in a distressed calm sort we cannot be able to provide them substance mystic amara we've heard about aid coming into the country and a lot of volunteers also coming in to see 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 or to city and there are areas that we have not even been able to reach out to so the eighty's definitely not enough my last listen 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've not been able to
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reach. out my. estimate is about probably nine hundred thousand of them one point we don't have you told us a small trees are it'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 meeting the country's power 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 pollak. to be rescreened
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and the meat is slowly spoiling which means business at this restaurant in johannesburg is slowing. way to the good. for the little dog my brother the little. girls in. 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. he grows and. grows out because if you don't like my idea. was the. most affordable 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 were right luckily we've got it you know right there we are self-sustaining. when it comes to power but we need something that we didn't 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. africa mr child you've said south africa's public crisis is a manmade crisis what do you mean by that. yes that's correct there is a way that men meet is because a lot of mistakes including what require a mother i mean this tradition my life you send corruption the reach actually which is you have to buy a living being rather than just calling them technical problems all right mr child
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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 sector and allow the play is in rio and as we see it did predict blackouts reach out taking place right now in south africa as you can from the person immediate states for you get this has been ongoing for the week it is a good lesson actually to other 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
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did a good bit in the sector as a succinct unfortunately it is started to. pull together says that other you know being sort of to ensuring that they promote what you can call universal access and chrome would. be the. best suit that agenda we've got and. does it have problems 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 for exhibit so safety at the present moment really gut government especially good religion but. it is the source of the problem as opposed to death as the note of i.d.'s when you look at the press briefing of yes i do but it is so public and upright instead of them giving us what you can
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call it. and interventions that will let me do this issue is unique 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 still russians we need to say that we have to have knows where the problems are and the cost of. exit could team at these other ten minutes which we are focusing up on to ensure that you know it situation is correct that they make it as a matter of days so they didn't give us anything or even to put in this we did talk about this idea and it's not helping us because end up footing did they said that they're still trying to understand their problems for me as a director to see and then opinions into the seduce yet does not give me a solution because i was doing at the minute a duck right and you know half of your face is actually in the darkness
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a child can have have somebody cough the trouble that south africa is in at this time ronald 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. of things that i want to do that without money i can't but i think when i listen to music. my family must but it. 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 expect. them to.
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be my family makes me have to see them around me and being around them makes me. very much. you know for me to be great in the future. i think other people it's made me here piers and it's made me happy. 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 that is it from dayton is africa as always you can catch all our stories on our website and facebook page now because it is happiness day review with pictures.
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enjoy the conflict zone with tim sebastian the fly gets this week hearing on the field lloyd to milk a member of the throwback to european the search group which is consistently campaigned for a tough deal with russell last week grow with the mills changed his motives and decided to support for reasons may's a dream of other titles finally giving a conflict so for new. delhi.
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he's the president of ukraine but only in a television series. so far at least let him use and then see really enjoys the role so much so that he's decided to run for real a servant of the people mentioned yet again with a sense of humor no political experience but powerful backers. in sixty minutes on t.w. . sarno just couldn't get this song out of his head. the musicologist began searching for the source of these captivating sounds. in the rain forest in central africa. to find their culture that he stayed close to a local only
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a promise to his son was going to leave the jungle and return to the concrete and glass jungle of new york. the result reversed culture shock. was. the prize winning documentary song from the forest starts to call for. d.w. . britain's foreign secretary has warned of breck's it paralysis in the u.k. but there are frantic efforts underway to prevent that happening my guest this week here in london is nigel mills a member of the pro bracks it european research group which has consistently campaigned for a tough deal with brussels tougher than the one currently on the table or no deal at all last week though mr mills changed his mind and decided to support to reason may's agreement of the time i had finally calling it a day.


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