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    21-May-2018 to 06:04

    S/Africa sends condolences to Cuba following plane crash

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to the people of Cuba following last Friday’s plane crash that occurred in Havana, the presidency said on Sunday.

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    19-May-2018 to 12:48

    Over 62, 000 Ghanaians stranded in Libya

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — More than 62, 000 Ghanaians have been identified at different detention camps in Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has announced in Accra.

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    12-May-2018 to 19:32

    Kenya provides $10m for relief of flood victims

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenya government on Saturday donated 1 billion shillings ($10 million)to assist over 200,000 displaced by floods in various parts of the country.

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    11-May-2018 to 11:03

    Kenya: Probe ordered into dam tragedy, as death toll climbs

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji on Friday directed the Inspector-General of Police, Joseph Boinnet, to initiate a probe into Kenya’s tragic dam tragedy that has so far claimed 44 lives and displaced thousands of people.

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    11-May-2018 to 07:40

    S/African cabinet sends condolences to mine accident victims' families

    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African cabinet has extended its condolences to the families and friends of seven mineworkers who died in an accident last week at the Sibanye-Stillwater’s Driefontein Mine in the West Rand area of Johannesburg.

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    04-May-2018 to 19:27

    Kenya Red Cross in $5m appeal for flood victims

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenya Red Cross on Friday appealed for $5 million for humanitarian aid after more than a month of heavy rains wreaked havoc around the country.

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    04-May-2018 to 12:13

    Four miners die at S/Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater mine

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Management of South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater mine on Friday confirmed that four of the 13 miners trapped three kilometres underneath its gold mine following a “seismic event” at its Driefontein operation in the West Rand district of Johannesburg have died from their injuries.

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