Tag: fire

Climate change an existential threat to humanity: Lessons on biodiversity

Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research says the current fire in the Amazon rainforest is burning at its highest rate. It is source of concern for scientist and climate change enthusiast all over the world. To discuss this story, Desmond Majekodunmi, Environmentalist and Founder of Lufasi Urban Forest Park joins CNBC Africa for more.

Fire sweeps through market in Nairobi leaving several dead

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Fifteen people died and 70 were injured when fire swept through a market and nearby homes in central Nairobi in the early hours of Thursday. The blaze broke out in...

Legendary musician Ray Phiri dies

Legendary musician Ray Phiri dies

Huge fire engulfs London tower block, fatalities reported

Multiple fatalities have been reported after a massive fire engulfed a block of flats in central London.

S.Africa's consumer watchdog to probe Ford after Kuga recall

"The NCC received more than 130 complaints against Ford SA relating to various issues, including the combusting of Kuga vehicles."

Ford S.Africa recalls Kuga SUV models after cars burst into flames

The company could confirm 39 incidents of the cars catching fire, as well as one death, which Nemeth said was not directly linked.

Ethiopian activists demand news of jailed leaders after massive fire

The government has said 21 inmates died in the blaze that ripped through the Qilinto complex on Saturday.