DESASTRES | DISASTERS

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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07-Oct-2020 to 09:20

Namibia: EU unveils €2m food aid for COVID-19 victims

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — More than 30,000 Namibians affected by COVID-19 and drought are set to receive food assistance from the European Union after the bloc unveiled a €2 million support grant on Tuesday.

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01-Oct-2020 to 14:00

S/Africa to prioritise environmental conservation – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — There is a need for all countries to conserve the environment amid the ravages of the Covid-19 pandemic which has added to the destruction of biodiversity worldwide, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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28-Sep-2020 to 17:05

Fire destroys Uganda mattress factory

APA-Kampala (Kampala) — Fire has partly destroyed a mattress factory in Njeru Municipality, located in the central Ugandan district of Buikwe, APA learnt on Monday.

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28-Sep-2020 to 13:56

S/Africa’s nuclear plant unaffected by earthquake – Official

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s only nuclear energy plant has not been affected by the weekend’s 6.2 magnitude earthquake whose epicentre was in the northern Antarctica, a local official confirmed on Monday.

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