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    04-Oct-2014 to 12:09

    Post-mortems completed on Nigeria building victims – Presidency

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Post-mortem examinations have been completed on the 116 people who died when a guesthouse belonging to televangelist TB Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations in Nigeria collapsed last month, the South African Presidency said on Saturday.

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    02-Oct-2014 to 10:57

    Fire guts several shops in eastern Rwanda

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) – — A massive fire swept through several shops and containers in Rwamagana, a district in eastern Rwanda, about 40 kilometers from Kigali, the capital, a police source revealed on Thursday.

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    28-Sep-2014 to 00:53

    G/Bissau: 22 killed in landmine explosion

    APA-Bissau (Guinea Bissau) — A landmine explosion in Guinea Bissau has killed at least 22 people, 19 of them instantly, the police confirmed on Saturday.

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    26-Sep-2014 to 20:20

    Senegal remembers maritime disaster

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The families of the victims of Senegal’s worst maritime disaster Friday commemorated the 12th anniversary of the sinking of the ferry Le Joola with a call to increase the monthly allowances to orphans left behind by those who died in the tragedy.

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    26-Sep-2014 to 14:02

    S/Africa invites comments on solution to shark attacks at beaches

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has invited the public to give their input on measures to reduce shark attacks along Port St Johns beaches in the Eastern Cape Province, her spokesperson Zolile Nqayi said on Friday

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    25-Sep-2014 to 12:36

    S/Africa committed to identifying all citizens’ remains in Nigeria - Minister

    APA-Pretoria(South Africa) — A Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, has assured South Africans that his government was committed to ensuring that the remains of all South African citizens who died in Lagos (Nigeria) two weeks ago are accurately identified and brought home.

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    23-Sep-2014 to 15:22

    Swazi woman among Nigerian building collapse victims

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — A Swazi woman is among the 115 people killed in Nigeria when a hostel belonging to celebrated televangelist TB Joshua collapsed about two weeks ago, APA learnt here Tuesday.

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