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    14-Aug-2018 to 18:11

    Ferocious fire guts Senegal market

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) — At least thirty shops have been gutted after a ferocious fire swept through Thiaroye market, on the outskirts of the Senegalese capital Dakar on Tuesday morning.

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    13-Aug-2018 to 15:43

    Botswana unveils US$85m drought mitigation programme

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government said Monday that it would roll out a drought mitigation programme valued at more than US$85 million in the most affected areas across the country.

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    11-Aug-2018 to 00:41

    Ghastly road accident claim 8 lives in central Namibia

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A horrific road accident that claimed eight lives in central Namibia on Friday once again served as frightening reminder that Namibian highways are one of the most dangerous in the world.

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    08-Aug-2018 to 05:52

    Five S/Africans unhurt after Indonesian earthquake – Ministry

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government is aware of five South Africans who were in the affected area of Indonesia when an earthquake struck the country on Tuesday, the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation has said.

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    01-Aug-2018 to 17:37

    Mauritania: One killed as mineshaft collapses

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — At least one person has died following the collapse of an artisanal gold mine in central Mauritania, APA learns Wednesday from local sources.

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    25-Jul-2018 to 17:38

    Five dead as heavy rains lash Cameroon

    APA - Douala (Cameroon) — Two days of unrelenting downpour of rain in Cameroon’s southwestern town of Limbe have left at least five people dead, several sources said on Wednesday.

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    17-Jul-2018 to 09:27

    S/Africa decries loss of six miners in Limpopo

    APA-Palaborwa (South Africa) — The latest deaths of six miners at northern South Africa’s Palaborwa Copper Mining Company in Limpopo Province has left the country distraught once again, Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has said.

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