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    09-Feb-2015 to 09:07

    Mozambique to conclude resettlement of flood victims in a month

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Director general of Mozambique\'s National Institute of Disaster Management (INGC) Joao Ribeiro says resettlement of flood victims displaced by last month\'s flooding in the central and northern region could be completed in a month, in order to allow the homeless to restart their lives.

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    07-Feb-2015 to 07:24

    Malawi floods death toll rises to 276 – UN

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A report from the United Nations Disaster Assessment Committee (UNDAC) has revealed that about 276 people have been killed and several others are missing due to heavy rains and flooding in Malawi.

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    06-Feb-2015 to 09:54

    S/Africa’s last remains return from Nigeria

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South African C-130 military aircraft landed in Pretoria in the early hours of Friday morning containing the bodies of the 11 remaining victims of last year’s building collapse in Nigeria, the Presidency said Friday.

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    06-Feb-2015 to 08:53

    250 poachers arrested in Mozambican national park

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Rangers at Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park have arrested 250 poachers in 2014, seized about 180 home-made guns and removed more than 3,300 snares, park administrator Mateus Mutemba said Thursday.

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    05-Feb-2015 to 12:57

    Moz carries out more tests to determine beer poisoning tragedy

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique\'s Health Minister Nazira Abdula has ordered further samples from the town of Chitima in the western Mozambican province of Tete to determine the cause of the mass beer poisoning incident that left 75 people dead.

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    05-Feb-2015 to 12:42

    S/African aircraft off to Nigeria to bring remains home - Minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A South African C130 military aircraft has departed with a team of military health personnel and forensic experts for Nigeria to retrieve remains still left in the West African country, the Presidency confirmed Thursday.

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    04-Feb-2015 to 14:50

    Three Moroccan peacekeepers killed in car crash in western Cote d’Ivoire

    APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — – Three Moroccan peacekeepers serving under the banner of the United Nations Operations in Cote d’Ivoire were killed in a road accident in Guiglo, a town located in the western part of the country, the UN mission confirmed in a statement made available to APA Wednesday.

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