DESASTRES | DISASTERS

16-Aug-2019 to 21:25

One fatality reported in Rwanda tanker explosion

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) - — At least one person was killed early Friday morning after an overturned petrol tanker exploded in Nyamasheke, a district about 240 Km from Kigali in southwestern Rwanda, a senior local administrative official in the region confirmed to APA.

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05-Aug-2019 to 15:01

Four perish as Mauritania gold mine collapses

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Four Mauritanian gold panners died after the collapse of a mine in Gleib N’dor, in the far north of the country, APA learned on Monday from security sources.

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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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