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mostly sunny
Algiers  19/34 
sunny
Cairo  25/40 
sunny
Cape Town  8/22 
Casablanca  21/26 
sunny
sunny
Harare  7/21 
sunny
Johannesburg  7/18 
thunderstorms
Lagos  23/28 
increasing sunshine
Nairobi  12/22 

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Wed
Mostly sunny 7 16
Thu
Sunny 8 22
Fri
Mostly sunny 11 23
Sat
Drizzle 11 18
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Weather News

Fire threat looms amid record winter warmth

10:50 EST

Unseasonable and potentially record-breaking July heat will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southeastern Australia this weekend.

Murray-Darling Basin: Angry communities call for inquiry after Four Corners pumping revelations

09:59 EST

Broken Hill's Mayor has joined other angry community leaders in calling for an inquiry into the operation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Taxpayer-purchased water intended for rivers harvested by irrigators

18:09 EST

Billions of litres of water purchased by taxpayers to save Australia's inland rivers are instead being harvested by some irrigators to boost cotton-growing operations, in a policy failure that threatens to undermine the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan.