DESASTRES | DISASTERS

26-Feb-2019 to 12:00

Eleven illegal miners killed in Mozambique mine collapse

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least eleven bodies of illegal miners have been recovered from a disused ruby mine following the collapse of the shaft in which they were working in Mentepuze district of Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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18-Feb-2019 to 14:38

Nine dead, 18 injured in Mozambique shipwreck

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The provincial government in Mozambique has confirmed the death of nine people and 18 others injured when a boat capsized and sank in that region late on Sunday, APA can report.

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16-Feb-2019 to 14:40

Mudslide tragedy: Liberia declares day of mourning Monday

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberian President George Weah has declared Monday, February 18 as a day of national mourning following the tragic death of over 40 people in a mudslide in Gbanipea, Tappita District, Lower Nimba County.

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14-Feb-2019 to 16:42

River Niger: Search underway after traders’ boat sinks

APA-Cotonou (Benin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — The Beninese and Nigerian navies have scrambled search parties to look for some forty people who went missing after a boat carrying a hundred Beninese traders sank in the River Niger on Wednesday.

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13-Feb-2019 to 14:28

Five perish in Kenya plane crash

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Three American tourists are among five passengers who perished after a light aircraft crashed Wednesday at Kamwingi area in Londiani, in Western Kenya, local media has reported.

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05-Feb-2019 to 21:43

Mauritania: Seven gold diggers killed in road accident

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Seven Mauritanian gold diggers were killed last night in a road accident in the north of the country, security and medical sources in Zouerate, more than 600 kilometers north of Nouakchott confirmed.

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31-Jan-2019 to 16:50

Conakry car crash kills four

APA-Conakry (Guinea) By Sadjo Diallo — Four people were killed and several others injured after a minibus collided with a trailer truck in the Guinean capital Conakry on Thursday.

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