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    17-Sep-2014 to 10:42

    Moe than 60 S/Africans die in collapsed church hotel in Lagos- Zuma

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — President Jacob Zuma has disclosed that 67 South Africans died in Nigeria following last Friday's collapse of a hotel used by the Synagogue of All Nations Church in the commercial capital Lagos.

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    14-Sep-2014 to 21:53

    Nigeria: Collapsed building death toll rises to 40

    APA - Lagos (Nigeria) — The death toll from a collapsed building in Lagos has climbed to 40 according to southwest coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye.

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    12-Sep-2014 to 20:44

    Lagos: 50 feared killed as Church building collapses

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — No fewer than 50 people are feared dead and several others injured when a six-storey building in the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, a suburb of Lagos collapsed on Friday.

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    10-Sep-2014 to 17:27

    Mauritania: Road accident claims eight

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Eight people, including five Senegalese nationals were killed on Tuesday night in a traffic accident that occurred near the city of Akjoujt located 240 km north of Nouakchott, security sources informed APA on Wednesday.

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    08-Sep-2014 to 14:03

    Boat mishap in southern Nigeria claims 33 lives

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — No fewer than 33 persons were feared drowned when a passenger boat capsized between Dere in Niger State and Murtala Bridge on the River Niger in southern Nigeria at the weekend.

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    05-Sep-2014 to 13:18

    Namibia deploys drones to combat poaching

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has deployed drones in strategic areas of the country’s forests to track down poachers and protect endangered wildlife, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism spokesperson Romeo Muyunda said Friday.

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    05-Sep-2014 to 06:25

    Two killed in Zimbabwe air force plane crash

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Two Air Force of Zimbabwe officers were killed on Thursday when a training aircraft they were flying plunged into a squatter settlement next to Charles Prince Airport in the capital Harare, state media reported Friday.

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