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    11-Jan-2019 to 15:14

    Mozambique: 33 people perished in October rains - Agency

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's relief agency, the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) has said at least 33 people have died and 14,000 others have been affected by rainfall since October 2018.

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    10-Jan-2019 to 15:03

    eSwatini: Storm destroys 178 homes

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Floods following a storm this week in eSwatini brought down 178 homes and reportedly killed 20 goats that are believed to have drowned.

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    09-Jan-2019 to 19:16

    Lightning strike kills nine in Mozambican province

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s relief authorities in the northernmost province of Niassa say nine people died in the province on Wednesday after being struck by lightning.

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    08-Jan-2019 to 12:38

    Botswana: SADC countries tighten screws on ivory trade

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have made a proposal to prevent any future plans to sell ivory ahead of a CITES meeting scheduled for May 23-June 3 in Sri Lanka, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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    28-Dec-2018 to 16:55

    Orange alert as flood threatens Mozambique

    APA-Maputo - (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Disaster Management Institute (INGC) has declared an “orange alert” as the country enters the peak of the 2018-19 rainy season, with risks of flooding on some of its main river basins.

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    28-Dec-2018 to 07:12

    S/African minister slams 'filthy, embarrassing' Jo’burg streets

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has bemoaned the state of sanitation and hygiene in downtown Johannesburg's streets, describing them as “filthy and embarrassing” to Africa’s most industrialised nation.

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    27-Dec-2018 to 12:34

    Kenya: 396 elephants lost, as poaching reduces by half

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya lost 396 elephants in 2018 due to diverse causes, compared to 727 that died during 2017, which translates to a 30 per cent drop in total elephant mortalities over the past year.

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