DESASTRES | DISASTERS

22-Oct-2019 to 13:15

Botswana warns of deadly heat waves

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has warned its citizens to take precautions amid fears that the current heat wave could result in deaths.

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16-Oct-2019 to 18:48

13 die on road to Senegal's Touba pilgrimage

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Thirteen people who were bound for a pilgrimage in the holy sity if Touba in central Senegal have died in road accidents on Wednesday.

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14-Oct-2019 to 18:18

23 perish in Ethiopia mudslide

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 23 people have been killed in a mudslide in the Konta district of southern Ethiopia, a local official in the area told journalists on Monday.

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27-Sep-2019 to 17:27

Three Senegalese peacekeepers die in chopper crash in CAR

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Three Senegalese peacekeeping soldiers died and another was wounded in the crash of a helicopter in the western town of Bouar, Central African Republic (CAR), the Directorate of Information and Public Relations of the Senegalese Army (Dirpa) said in a statement issued Friday.

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26-Sep-2019 to 12:34

Bamako tanker truck death toll reaches 15

APA - Bamako (Mali) — The casualty following the explosion of a tanker truck in central Bamako, the Malian capital, has jumped from six to 15, according to a final report made public by the Director General of the University Hospital (CHU), Gabriel Toure, where several victims were evacuated.

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20-Sep-2019 to 09:29

Rwanda: 183 acres of crops destroyed by rain

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Scores of houses and 183 acres of banana plantation and maize were washed away as heavy rain lashed Kirehe, a district in southeastern Rwanda near the border with Tanzania earlier this week, district officials revealed on Friday.

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18-Sep-2019 to 14:44

29 feared dead in Monrovia mosque fire

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Twenty-nine people are feared dead in a fire at a quranic memorization center in a mosque in the Monrovia suburb of Paynesville, an official of the Liberia National Fire Service has confirmed to APA on Wednesday.

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