DESASTRES | DISASTERS

23-Nov-2020 to 12:09

Experts warn of heat wave in parts of Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s National Meteorological Institute (INAM) has warned of a heat wave on Tuesday in the provinces of Gaza, Maputo and Tete.

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15-Nov-2020 to 00:28

Fire guts business complex in Kigali suburb

APA- Kigali (Rwanda) — An early morning fire gutted dozens of shops in a building complex serving for various business purposes at Gisozi a hill overlooking Kigali city, a police source confirmed on Saturday.

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12-Nov-2020 to 09:24

SADC launches regional appeal against locusts

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has launched a US$20 million regional appeal for assistance in its efforts to control an outbreak of African Migratory Locusts that have ravaged crops in parts of the region.

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04-Nov-2020 to 10:47

Mozambique: Charity warns of humanitarian crisis amid surge in IDPs

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Wednesday warned of a looming humanitarian crisis in Mozambique unless urgent action is taken to address the needs of more than 400,000 people who have fled an armed insurgency in the country’s northern Cabo Delgado province.

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21-Oct-2020 to 17:45

S/Africa: 13 perish in KwaZulu-Natal road crash

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Some 13 people died in a horrific road crash when a minibus taxi collided with a truck in KwaZulu-Natal Province on Wednesday, local authorities have said.

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20-Oct-2020 to 13:24

Botswana experts warn of heat wave

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Tuesday warned of searing heat over the next couple of days as the country prepares for the agricultural season that kicks off later this month.

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11-Oct-2020 to 09:39

S/Africa: 12 die in KwaZulu Natal horror crash

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A horrific commuter omnibus accident in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province claimed 12 lives on Saturday and left the vehicle torn to pieces as if it were made of cardboard.

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