Daily Archives: February 11, 2016

News in Brief 11 February 2016 (AM)

Benin is being supported by UN agencies as it combats Lassa Fever which has killed 17 people in the West African country.The disease is spread through contact with food or other items contaminated with the faeces or urine of infected

FIRE LASHES SIERRA NEVADA OF SANTA MARTA RESERVE – WORLD HERITAGE SITE

BOGOTA, Feb 11 - The wave of forest fire in Colombia is devastating the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, Biosphere Reserve, where the flames burned at least 1,200 thousand hectares covered with native forests and agricultural crops. Fire brigades along