If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Soaking mattresses, bent corrugated iron sheets, some wooden chairs and two slender chickens are about all that Assan Madal and his wife Maria Mendosa were able salvage from the wreckage of their wood and mud home.
Heavy rains lash northern Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth; 4 dead as flooding feared
Cyclone Kenneth has made landfall in northern Mozambique on Thursday after sweeping through island Comoros.
Serious flooding has begun in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground.
It was the most powerful storm on record to hit Mozambique's northern coast and it came just six weeks after the devastating Cyclone Idai.
Compulsory evacuations have begun in northern Mozambique where the powerful tropical cyclone Kenneth is expected to make landfall, just weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left hundreds dead.
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