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    09-Jul-2018 to 12:25

    S/African leader sends condolences to Japan for disaster

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent South Africa’s condolences to Japan following torrential rains and landslides that have left scores of people dead in the island nation, the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation said on Monday.

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    28-Jun-2018 to 18:59

    Four perish as heavy rain lashes Bissau

    APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — At least four people are now known to have died in Bissau after a heavy downpour of rain accompanied by strong winds on Wednesday evening.

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    21-Jun-2018 to 12:15

    Cote d’Ivoire: Torrential rains kill 20

    APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara, following the torrential rains that killed 20 people in the West African country, has announced the convening on Thursday morning of a crisis meeting at the Presidency.

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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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