A million people displaced as Africa is drowned by floods

The heaviest rain this century in some countries is wiping out crops and threatening ancient artefacts

18 September 2020 - 00:00 By Will Brown

Vast swathes of Africa are being submerged by once-in-a-lifetime floods, with torrential rains displacing well over a million people from Ethiopia and Sudan to Nigeria and Senegal.

In Ethiopia, more than 500,000 people have been affected after several rivers, including the Blue Nile, broke their banks...

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