SIWO Global News 30th October 2018 #197

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Gale Force Winds Batter Italy And Central Europe

Gale force winds and heavy flooding have taken the lives of 11 people, in central and southern Italy thousands are left without power and trees fell blocking roads.  Venice has flooded to levels not seen before, residents and tourists are wading in the water which reached above their knees, their bags had to held above their heads.  Boats and yachts broke up as flood waters from a broken dam sped down towards the harbour port in Genoa and heavy snow caused traffic to come to a standstill in the mountainous regions of France, Italy and Switzerland.

Merkel Hosts Summit On Africa To Initiate Employment And Curtail Migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel unveiled her plans for a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa.  She has faced mass migration in her time as Chancellor causing great opposition within her party, parliament and the country.  She recently announced she will retire in 2021 and it set politicians vying for her post and shock waves in politics around the world.  Present at the summit were 12 presidents and prime ministers from Africa like Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al- Sissi and South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa.  The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde and other development fund officials were also at the summit.  Germany is positioning itself as a trading and investment partner. 



SIWO Reporter: Susanna Dziworshie

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