Thursday, June 20, 2024

Botswana turns epicenter of regional drought

Botswana has been identified as the regional epicentre of drought crisis in southern Africa. This is according to a study by the European Union (EU)  Joint Research Cenctre (JRC). According to the report, the drought that is currently ‘pounding’ the southern African region “ began in Botswana in October 2023, and has been gradually intensifying and expanding across Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Namibia, affecting most of southern Africa today.”

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