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    16-Jan-2019 to 13:41

    Mozambique: Three die in mine mudslide

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Three illegal gold miners were on Wednesday confirmed dead at disused goldmine in Mozambique’s Manica province, following a mudslide caused by heavy rains.

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    15-Jan-2019 to 14:04

    Crocodiles maul 13 people in Mozambique

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least 13 people were killed by crocodiles in Mozambique’s central province of Zambezia in December.

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    10-Jan-2019 to 12:38

    S/Africa: Human error behind fatal train crash - Regulator

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Railway Safety Regulator (RSR)’s preliminary probe on Thursday found that the fatal crash at Mountain View railway station in Pretoria on Tuesday was partly a result of a breakdown in communication between the train driver and the train control officer.

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    07-Jan-2019 to 18:29

    Liberia: Over $1.5m in damages by fire last year

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Statistics on fire outbreaks from the Liberia National Fire Service (LNFS) indicate that over $1.5 million worth of properties were damaged by fire from January to December 2018.

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    03-Jan-2019 to 16:11

    Mauritania: German tourist drowns off Nouadhibou coast

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) by Mohamed Moctar — A German tourist, who suffered a heart failure, died Tuesday aboard his small dinghy at sea off Nouadhibou (470 kilometers north of Nouakchott), APA learned Thursday from security sources.

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    16-Dec-2018 to 03:29

    Four dead in Mozambique mine mudslide

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Four illegal gold miners were on Saturday confirmed dead in disused gold mine in Mozambique's Manica province following a mudslide caused by heavy rains.

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    06-Dec-2018 to 18:30

    18 perish in Guinea highway collision

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) By Amadou Sadjo Diallo — A collision between a truck and a minibus on the Mamou-Faranah highway in Guinea has killed 18 people.

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