DESASTRES | DISASTERS

02-Jun-2021 to 09:49

Nigeria: Babangida's son survives fatal road crash

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Mohammed Babangida, the son of Nigeria's military ruler Ibrahim Babangida has survived a fatal road accident which claimed the lives of three soldiers, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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24-May-2021 to 09:49

Death toll from DRC volcano rises to 15

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The death toll from Nyiragongo volcanic eruption in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 15 after Congolese officials said Monday four more prisoners in the nearby Manzenze prison died in an attempt to escape.

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24-May-2021 to 09:28

Earth tremors in Rwandan capital

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Several minor quakes have been felt in parts of the Rwandan capital Kigali in the early hours of Monday.

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22-Apr-2021 to 19:02

Abidjan car crash kills seven

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — An accident involving a truck, a mini bus and a taxi at the Bandji crossroads in N’Dotré, north of Abidjan, on Thursday left a provisional toll of 19 victims including seven dead, the Military Fire Brigade Group (GSPM) said in a statement.

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18-Apr-2021 to 09:09

Fire damages S/African hospital, 700 patients evacuated

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Hundreds of patients were moved to safety on Saturday after a fire extensively damaged a 1000-bed hospital in South Africa’s commercial capital Johannesburg.

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10-Mar-2021 to 13:26

AfDB funds bridges in cyclone-ravaged Mozambique regions

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique is set to benefit from 26 steel bridges funded by the African Development Bank to replace infrastructure destroyed by cyclones that ravaged the southern African country two years ago, the bank announced on Wednesday.

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08-Mar-2021 to 22:12

E/Guinea blasts: Death toll climbs to 98

APA-Bata (Equatorial Guinea) — Government officials in Equatorial Guinea have revealed that the number of fatalities from Sunday's explosion have climbed to 98,

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