DESASTRES | DISASTERS

03-Aug-2019 to 09:37

Six people perish in Freetown floods

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — At least six people have been confirmed dead due to flooding in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown.

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30-Jul-2019 to 13:39

E/Guinea military plane crashes in Cameroonian waters

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroun) By Felix Cyriaque Ebole Bola — A cargo plane carrying seven people belonging to the Equatoguinean army with crashed in Cameroonian waters on Tuesday morning, concurrent sources at the military headquarters in Yaoundé have told APA.

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12-Jul-2019 to 13:27

Four perish in Cameroon landslide

APA - Douala (Cameroon) By Achille Mbog — At least four people were killed in a landslide in Cameroon's western locality of Fomopea, following torrential rain on Thursday, reliable sources have told APA.

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08-Jul-2019 to 14:53

S/African agency probes oil spill off Port Elizabeth

APA-Port Elizabeth (South Africa) — South Africa’s maritime safety agency has launched a probe into an oil spill that dumped up to 400 litres of oil into the Indian Ocean at the weekend, APA learnt here on Monday.

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05-Jul-2019 to 04:53

Botswana livestock sector suffers under strain of El Niño-induced drought

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is facing a serious challenge as its cattle herd is dwindling due to an El Niño-induced drought ravaging the southern African nation.

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19-Jun-2019 to 07:27

Botswana probes tremors at liquidated mine

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana said Tuesday that it is investigating regular tremors in Selebi-Phikwe town in eastern part of the country where the liquidated BCL copper mine is located.

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18-Jun-2019 to 12:56

Ramaphosa condoles families of S/African horror crash victims

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed sadness at the death of 24 people who perished in a road crash at the weekend in Limpopo Province.

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