DESASTRES | DISASTERS

07-Feb-2020 to 06:08

Storm wreaks havoc in eSwatini capital

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A violent storm left a trail of destruction in the eSwatini capital Mbabane on Thursday amid fears of more rains during the coming weekend.

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07-Feb-2020 to 05:45

Eleven dead in Mozambique mine collapse

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Eleven illegal miners have died while several others have been injured after a shaft collapsed at a ruby mine in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province, an official announced on Thursday.

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06-Feb-2020 to 14:46

Over 20 artisanal miners trapped at condemned Zimbabwe mine

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — More than 20 artisanal miners are trapped underground after a shaft collapsed on Wednesday night at a disused gold mine about 200km southwest of the capital Harare, government officials said on Thursday.

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29-Jan-2020 to 18:48

Torrential rain kills at least 3 in Rwanda (Official)

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Heavy rains which hit several parts across Rwanda on Tuesday night had killed at least three people before destroying farms and sweeping away five homes, a senior government official said on Wednesday.

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24-Jan-2020 to 19:05

S/Africa’s road fatalities down by 10% - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Roads users who died on South Africa’s highways during the festive season decreased by 10% when compared to the previous year, APA learnt on Friday.

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24-Jan-2020 to 08:52

Wild fires cost eSwatini $4.6m in 3 months

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini lost property valued at more than US$4.6 million as a result of forest fires that struck between April and July 2019, a report showed on Friday.

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22-Jan-2020 to 17:27

Military aircraft crashes at Air Force Base in Accra

APA-Accra (Ghana) — A military aircraft belonging to the Ghana Armed Forces is reported to have crashed at the Air Force Base in Accra during a routine engine run exercise on Wednesday.

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