DESASTRES | DISASTERS

09-Sep-2019 to 14:32

Drought threatens to decimate Botswana livestock, wild animals

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Faced by frequent and increasingly hostile droughts that has claimed several cattle that belong to him and other traditional cattlemen, Leungo Dirang is slowly losing faith in livestock rearing.

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02-Sep-2019 to 18:56

Raging fire guts businesses in rural Rwanda

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — A fire gutted a large commercial building in Rusizi, a district in southwestern Rwanda late on Monday the whole interior charred and smoking from the blaze, a senior local administrative official in the region confirmed to APA in Kigali.

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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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