DESASTRES | DISASTERS

26-Sep-2022 to 13:11

Le Joola: Africa's worst maritime tragedy 20 years on

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The MV Le Joola was caught up in Africa's worst maritime tragedy off the coasts of Senegal and neighbouring Gambia which claimed more than 1, 800 lives according to conservative estimates.

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19-Sep-2022 to 17:40

Rwanda: 137 perish from natural disasters since January

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Landslides, floods and other natural disasters triggered by downpours have left 137 people dead in Rwanda since January this year, an official report revealed Monday.

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19-Sep-2022 to 05:55

Ramaphosa orders probe into student road crash deaths

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for an investigation into last week’s road accident that claimed the lives of 21 people, including 19 students, in KwaZulu-Natal province.

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12-Sep-2022 to 12:12

S/Africa: Four killed as mine dam collapses

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A mine dam has collapsed in the diamond mining town of Jagersfontein in Free State province, killing four people and injuring 40 others, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister of Gwede Mantashe announced on Monday.

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05-Sep-2022 to 13:24

Horror crash claims 11 lives in S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A horrific head-on collision has killed 11 people in South Africa's Northern Cape province at the weekend, the Police Service said on Monday.

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31-Aug-2022 to 12:22

German tourists perish in Zambezi plane crash

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Four German tourists had died after a plane they were travelling in crashed in Namibia, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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31-Aug-2022 to 11:28

S/Africa police plane crashes, five killed

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Five people died when a South African Police Service (SAPS) aircraft crashed at the Rand Airport in Gauteng Province shortly after take-off on Tuesday, SAPS spokesperson Athlenda Mathe announced on Wednesday.

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