Hurricane Sally slowly moves closer to US Gulf Coast

Al Jazeera | Sep 15, 2020 at 5:22 PM

Hurricane Sally, a plodding storm with winds of 137km/h (85mph), crept towards the northern Gulf Coast early Tuesday as forecasters warned of potentially deadly storm surges and flash floods with up to 0.61 metres (two feet) of rain and the possibility of tornadoes.

Joining COVAX Could Save American Lives

Foreign Policy | Sep 15, 2020 at 4:42 PM

In one of its latest strikes against global solidarity in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has declared that it will not participate in the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) Facility, a global partnership that aims to support the development of a vaccine and share access to it.

Zambia launches water, sanitation blueprint

Xinhua News Agency | Sep 15, 2020 at 3:45 PM

The Zambian government on Tuesday launched the water and sanitation policy aimed at facilitating effective and efficient water supply and sanitation services in the southern African nation.