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    14-Jan-2015 to 10:55

    Flash floods cut Mozambique’s main highway

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s main highway, which links the country's northern and southern regions has been cut in two in Zambezia Province, where bridges have collapsed under heaver flooding in the region rendering overland transport impossible, APA learns here on Wednesday.

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    14-Jan-2015 to 09:03

    Two dead in Mozambique’s worst-ever floods

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least people have been killed by heavy flooding in Mozambique’s Zambezia province, state media reported on Wednesday.

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    13-Jan-2015 to 12:23

    Mozambique investigates beer poisoning tragedy

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Attorney General’s Office has launched an investigation into an incident in which about 70 people have died in Tete province after drinking a traditional brew suspected to have been laced with poison, private television station STV reported Tuesday.

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    13-Jan-2015 to 11:44

    Botswana to experience extreme hot temperatures

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Department of Meteorological Services has warned of extreme hot conditions over most parts of the country in January, state-run Daily News reported here on Tuesday.

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    13-Jan-2015 to 10:32

    Mozambique issues flood alert

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Flood-hit Mozambique has issued an “Institutional Red Alert”, the highest state of emergency readiness, for the central and northern provinces after torrential rains flooded the regions and swept away roads and bridges since Sunday.

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    12-Jan-2015 to 13:16

    Zimbabwean immigrants die in Botswana road accident

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — At least 11 Zimbabweans immigrants died in a road accident when the motor vehicle they were travelling in allegedly knocked a donkey in the early hours of Monday, according to the police.

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    12-Jan-2015 to 12:05

    Mozambique beer poisoning death toll rises to 63

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The death toll from Mozambique\'s weekend beer poising tragedy has risen to 63 from 56 on Sunday, APA has learnt.

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