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    18-Jun-2018 to 19:33

    Mozambique bemoans malaria-related deaths

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Ministry of Health (MISAU) has expressed dismay over the rising trend of malaria related deaths in Maputo, which rose to 25 in the first quarter of this year.

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    18-Jun-2018 to 12:54

    Huge fire rampages through Nigerian market

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Huge tongues of flames have been rampaging the main market in Azare, a town in the northern Nigerian state of Bauchi since midnight on Sunday.

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    14-Jun-2018 to 09:37

    Survivor says S/African mine boss forced workers into abandoned shaft

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Fresh allegations of workers being sent to their deaths have emerged at a Sibanye-Stillwater mine where four mineworkers died on Tuesday, APA has learnt.

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    14-Jun-2018 to 09:15

    S/Africa lifts national drought state of disaster

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize has said that the national state of disaster declared three months ago to ease the country’s drought situation has lapsed in terms of legislation.

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    07-Jun-2018 to 13:48

    Kenya: Ten passengers confirmed dead after plane crash

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenyan government on Thursday confirmed the death of ten passengers, following the crash of a Cessna C208 aircraft involved in a domestic flight.

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    26-May-2018 to 14:58

    30 perish in northern Uganda road crash

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — A bus accident in Uganda has left at least 30 people dead some of them children.

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    21-May-2018 to 06:04

    S/Africa sends condolences to Cuba following plane crash

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to the people of Cuba following last Friday’s plane crash that occurred in Havana, the presidency said on Sunday.

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