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    27-Oct-2014 to 13:35

    Zambia: Police recover boat accident victims

    APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian police have recovered all 26 bodies of people who drowned on Lake Kariba last week as they travelled to a ceremony to commemorate the country’s 50th anniversary celebrations, a spokesperson said Monday.

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    26-Oct-2014 to 10:05

    Zambia: Boat capsizes, at least 20 drown

    APA - Lusaka (Zambia) — A boat has capsized on Lake Kariba in Zambia, drowning at least 20 people, most of them schoolchildren, local press reports claimed quoting the country’s police on Saturday.

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    25-Oct-2014 to 11:42

    Nigeria: Founder of Synagogue Church to appear before coroner’s inquest on Novem...

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua is to appear before a coroner’s inquest investigating the recent collapse of its guest house on November 5, 2014.

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    24-Oct-2014 to 10:49

    S/African lab to conduct DNA analysis of Nigerian building collapse victims

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The DNA samples gathered from the 116 people who died in the collapse of the building in Nigeria over a month ago have arrived at the South African University of Stellenbosch’s laboratory in for analysis, a senior government official said Friday.

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    17-Oct-2014 to 10:39

    Collapsed tin mine pipeline kills two in eastern Rwanda

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) - — A pipeline in a tin mine in Rwinkwavu, a village located at around 100 kilometers from Kigali in eastern Rwanda has collapsed, killing two people and leaving 30 others injured, APA learns Thursday evening from the local administrative authorities in the region.

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    14-Oct-2014 to 16:52

    Death toll from Tanzania boat tragedy reaches ten - Official

    APA-Arusha (Tanzania) — The official death toll from Saturday’s double boat capsize on Lake Tanganyika off the city of Kigoma stands at ten, according to a statement issued by the police in the area.

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    14-Oct-2014 to 14:32

    Mozambique opposition members injured in road accident

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least 13 people have been injured in a road accident that occurred in the Quissico Municipality in the southern Mozambique province of Inhambane, APA learnt here Tuesday.

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