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    16-Oct-2018 to 18:00

    Morocco train derails, six killed, 86 injured

    APA-Rabat (Morocco) — A passenger train has derailed about 20 km north of the Moroccan capital Rabat, killing six people and injuring 86, the National Railways Office (ONCF) confirmed.

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    12-Oct-2018 to 17:06

    Uganda: Rain-triggered mudslide kills dozens

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The death toll from a mudslide that ravaged Uganda’s eastern district of Bududa has risen to 51 people.

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    09-Oct-2018 to 19:12

    Mali: Three drown in River Niger boat tragedy

    APA-Bamako (Mali) — At least three people have drowned in northern Mali after a passenger boat in the River Nile capsized on Monday evening.

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    08-Oct-2018 to 06:36

    S/African charity hailed for Indonesian relief efforts

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has expressed support for the relief efforts undertaken by a local charity, Gift of the Givers, to aid victims of the recent tsunami in Indonesia, APA has learnt.

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    01-Oct-2018 to 17:20

    Migrant boat sinks off Bissau

    APA-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — A pirogue carrying more than 70 illegal migrants has sank off the coast of Guinea-Bissau, the country’s maritime authorities revealed on Monday.

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    27-Sep-2018 to 17:32

    Mali: Seven soldiers, one civilian killed in mine explosion

    APA-Bamako (Mali) — Seven Malian soldiers and one civilian were killed in a mine explosion as they were aboard vehicles in the central region of the country on Wednesday, local authorities said on Thursday.

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    26-Sep-2018 to 17:42

    Seven soldiers killed in Burkina mine blast

    APA-Ouagadougou (B/Faso) — At least seven soldiers have died in an explosion at an artisanal mine in Baraboule, north of Burkina Faso.

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