DESASTRES | DISASTERS

12-Jul-2019 to 13:27

Four perish in Cameroon landslide

APA - Douala (Cameroon) By Achille Mbog — At least four people were killed in a landslide in Cameroon's western locality of Fomopea, following torrential rain on Thursday, reliable sources have told APA.

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08-Jul-2019 to 14:53

S/African agency probes oil spill off Port Elizabeth

APA-Port Elizabeth (South Africa) — South Africa’s maritime safety agency has launched a probe into an oil spill that dumped up to 400 litres of oil into the Indian Ocean at the weekend, APA learnt here on Monday.

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05-Jul-2019 to 04:53

Botswana livestock sector suffers under strain of El Niño-induced drought

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is facing a serious challenge as its cattle herd is dwindling due to an El Niño-induced drought ravaging the southern African nation.

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19-Jun-2019 to 07:27

Botswana probes tremors at liquidated mine

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana said Tuesday that it is investigating regular tremors in Selebi-Phikwe town in eastern part of the country where the liquidated BCL copper mine is located.

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18-Jun-2019 to 12:56

Ramaphosa condoles families of S/African horror crash victims

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed sadness at the death of 24 people who perished in a road crash at the weekend in Limpopo Province.

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10-Jun-2019 to 21:26

Five dead as Tanzania mine collapses

APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — Five people have been killed after the collapse of a gold mine in eastern Tanzania.

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03-Jun-2019 to 05:52

Moderate tremor hits Zimbabwe resort town

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — A moderate earthquake hit Zimbabwe’s Kariba district at the weekend but there were no injuries recorded, the Meteorological Services Department said on Monday.

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