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    10-Jan-2015 to 10:25

    Group to acquire drone to protect Namibian rhinos, elephants

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A private conservation trust in Namibia plans to acquire aerial drones to aid in the fight against rhino and elephant poaching in remote areas, according to media reports monitored here Saturday.

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    09-Jan-2015 to 14:02

    Mozambique gov’t issues warning for floods

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has activated a nationwide “Institutional Orange Alert” as it braces for floods after weeks of torrential rains, APA can report.

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    09-Jan-2015 to 12:12

    S/Africa committed to repatriating remaining bodies from Nigeria - Official

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has reiterated its commitment to repatriating all remains of its citizens killed during the collapse of the Synagogue Church of All Nations hostel in Nigeria last year, a senior official said Friday.

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    05-Jan-2015 to 14:33

    Two rhino poachers killed in South Africa

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Game rangers on Monday killed two suspected rhino poachers during a dawn encounter in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.

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    05-Jan-2015 to 13:20

    Red Cross seeks assistance for Zimbabwe flood victims

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe Red Cross Society on Monday appealed for humanitarian assistance to help thousands of people affected by flooding.

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    05-Jan-2015 to 10:38

    Two die, 38 injured as storey building collapses in Kenyan capital

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Two people are reportedly dead and 38 others injured after a seven-storey building collapsed in the outskirts of Kenya’s capital city Nairobi on Sunday night.

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    04-Jan-2015 to 18:23

    Heavy rains trigger flooding in Zimbabwe

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Heavy rains that have been experienced in Zimbabwe during the past week have triggered floods in parts of the country, with several people reportedly drowned in two provinces.

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