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    22-May-2019 to 15:22

    S/Africans injured in Egypt terror attack return home – Ministry

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Four South Africans who remained in Egypt for medical care following a bus explosion in that country on Sunday, returned home on Wednesday, the diplomacy said on Wednesday.

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    20-May-2019 to 18:18

    Uganda boat tragedy claims 20 lives

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Uganda Police and defense force have embarked on the search for bodies of the some 20 people who are feared to have drowned when their boat capsized on Sunday afternoon due to strong winds.

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    17-May-2019 to 21:50

    Training aircraft crashes in south western Ethiopia

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A training aircraft belonging to Abyssinian Flight Services crashed in Jimma zone, Oromia regional state, south west of Ethiopia.

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    15-May-2019 to 08:06

    Cyclone-ravaged Mozambique seeks $2.3b for reconstruction

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique requires more than US$2.3 billion for post-disaster reconstruction in areas affected by two tropical storms that pummelled the country over the past two months, cabinet spokesperson Ana Comoana said on Tuesday.

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    09-May-2019 to 12:38

    Mozambique to continue mobilizing support for disaster victims – Nyusi

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique will continue mobilizing support for reconstruction work and livelihood assistance for victims of two tropical storms that affected the country in the last two months, President Filipe Nyusi has said.

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    08-May-2019 to 12:54

    Botswana delivers donations to cyclone-affected Zimbabwe

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Red Cross said Wednesday said that it had transported the first consignment of approximately 25 tonnes of clothes, food, hygiene supplies, medical drugs and other non-food items to Zimbabwe, which is still smarting from the effects of a deadly cyclone that affected the country in March.

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    08-May-2019 to 12:35

    Mozambique deactivates cyclone Red Alert

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has deactivated the Red Alert it announced in the aftermath of two deadly tropical storms that pummelled the south-eastern country since March, cabinet spokesperson Ana Comoana said on Tuesday.

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