In recent years, Zimbabwe has been ravaged by drought and flash floods that authorities there have largely blamed on climate change. But conservationists say wetland construction and stream bank cultivation have worsened the problem, posing threats to water management. Columbus Mavhunga reports from Harare.
A special airlift for thousands of baby flamingos is under way in South Africa, as drought puts their breeding ground in peril. VOA's Mariama Diallo reports. A warning, some of the images in her report may be disturbing.
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres Antonio Guterres is headed to the AU summit and says that there has been a “quantum leap” in relations between the world body and the African Union and he hopes this can translate into progress on some of the continent’s biggest challenges.