Residents of Dundee, Tayside and Fife have been asked to dig deep for the African cyclone appeal.
Additional aid funding has been announced by the Scottish Government to help support relief efforts in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe following deadly flooding in the region.
A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding is continuing as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations.
Britain has pledged a further £12 million in aid to help survivors amid the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai across parts of Africa.
The British Red Cross has made an urgent appeal for donations to deal with the “severe humanitarian emergency” caused by Cyclone Idai across parts of Africa.
Mozambique has begun three days of national mourning for more than 200 victims of Cyclone Idai, one of the most destructive storms southern Africa has experienced in decades.
International aid has started trickling into the east African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to ease the humanitarian crisis created by floodwaters from Cyclone Idai.
Aid workers are trying to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops against rapidly rising waters after a cyclone unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Eight gold miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are still missing and feared dead.
Dozens of Zimbabwean workers are missing after torrential rain flooded mines while they were underground.
Lawyers in Zimbabwe have marched on the constitutional court to protest the alleged denial of justice for hundreds of people arrested in a violent crackdown on protests that shut down the country.
One of the first sponsored teddy bear parachute jumps in Scotland will be held in Dundee to raise money for impoverished Zimbabwean youngsters.
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Dundee United have announced the signing of former Rangers kid Matifadza Zata.
Donald Trump has agreed to lift a federal ban on elephant trophies imported from two African countries, reversing a decision imposed during the Obama administration three years ago.
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