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Cholera

Two killed, 1400 infected by Cholera in cyclone hit Mozambique

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Cholera outbreak in central Mozambique has killed two people and infected more than 1,400, the government announced Tuesday on the eve of the launch of a mass vaccination drive. Health authorities said 376 new cholera...

Old couple die from fumes in Mercedes Benz

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An elderly couple died from carbon monoxide poisoning after reversing a classic Mercedes into a large plastic bag to protect it. Classic car enthusiasts William Reid, 67, and Kathryn Workman, 70, were overcome by fumes...

About 19 injured in stampede at #RIPNipseyHussle memorial

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Police have named a suspect in the murder of Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle, hours after a stampede at a vigil injured at least 19 people. Authorities say Eric Holder is the man wanted in...

Cholera Cases rise to over 1000 in #CycloneIdai hit Mozambique

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Cholera has infected at least 1,052 people in Mozambique's cyclone-hit region, the health ministry said Monday in a new report, marking a massive increase from 139 cases reported four days ago. The mounting cases represent on...
Cyclone Idai

DEATH TOLL FROM #CYCLONEIDAI DISASTER RISES

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Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. As of Saturday, at least 746 people had been reported killed by the storm,...
Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai Death Toll rises, Millions affected

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Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. As of Saturday, at least 746 people had been reported killed by the storm,...
Giant 4-5

Your Giant 4-5 killed my daughter – Father tells Hubby

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A grieving husband suffered a horrible humiliation when his father-in-law dragged him to the police station, claiming his giant 4-5 had been the cause of his daughter’s recent death. According to Coconuts, a woman named...

500 evacuated as fire hits luxury hotel in Singapore

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About 500 people were evacuated Wednesday after a fire at a luxury hotel in downtown Singapore but there were no injuries, emergency services officials said. Television footage showed thick black smoke billowing from the Grand...
President Donald Trump

Pentagon authorises $1bn for Trump’s border wall

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Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had authoriSed $1-billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border. The department of homeland security asked the Pentagon...
Ethiopian Airlines crash

#EthiopianAirlines crash report to be released this week

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A preliminary report on an Ethiopian Airlines crash will very likely be released this week, the country's transport ministry said on Tuesday, as Boeing prepares to brief more airlines on software and training updates...
Wangzhen Lu

Chinese student kidnapped in Canada

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A 22-year-old Chinese student has been kidnapped by four men with a stun-gun, police in Canada say. Three men grabbed Wangzhen Lu and forced him into a van in an underground car park in Markham...
Ugandan MP

Ugandan MP survives assasination attempt

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A Ugandan female member of Parliament (MP), Aidah Eriosi, says she has survived an assassination attempt after unknown gunmen opened fire on her as she drove along the Kayunga-Mukon road in central Uganda, according...
CycloneIdai

Cyclone Idai death toll tops 750 as fighting disease becomes new challenge

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Cyclone Idai death toll tops 750 as fighting diseases becomes a new challenge. Cyclone Idai's death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm,...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines flight crash pilot had no training

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Ethiopian Airlines flight crash pilot had no training. Yared Getachew (29) was due for refresher training at the end of this month. “Boeing did not send manuals on MCAS,” the Ethiopian Airlines pilot said. The captain...
Cyclone Idai

Mozambicans start rebuilding after #CycloneIdai

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While rescue efforts continued in Beira on Friday, the people of Mozambique were trying to save and rebuild what they could after Cyclone Idai hit the country last week. Many buildings were severely damaged. Universities and...
Ghana bus collision

At least 60 people killed in Ghana bus collision

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At least 60 people were killed on Friday in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Ghana, police said. The crash happened at about 2am in the Bono East region, some 430 kilometres by...
Chinese chemical plant

Explosion at Chinese chemical plant kills 47, injures 640 people

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The cause of the explosion was under investigation, but the company - which produces more than 30 organic chemical compounds, some of which are highly flammable - has been cited and fined for work...
Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai leaves hundreds dead in Zimbabwe’s eastern districts

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In the Tanganda River, Chipinge and Chimanimani districts of Zimbabwe, floods wiped away bridges, homes and human lives. For Taipei Mushima, last Saturday night will forever remain a nightmare as heavy flooding and winds left...
Viagra energy drink

Zambia bans Viagra energy drink

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In December last year, the medicine regulatory authority said that the drink was adulterated with Sildenafil Citrate – a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction. Authorities in Zambia have banned an energy drink after laboratory...
Indonesia flood

Indonesia flood death toll rises to 89, dozens missing

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At least 89 people are known to have died after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia's Papua region, with the toll expected to rise further as rescuers hunt for dozens still missing, the...
#CycloneIdai death toll rises

Mozambique begins 3 days of national mourning as #CycloneIdai death toll rises

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Mozambique on Wednesday began three days of national mourning for more than 200 victims of Cyclone Idai. The full extent of the devastation will only be known once floodwaters from torrential rains, expected to continue...
India building collapse

Two dead, dozens trapped in India building collapse

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At least two people have died and dozens are feared trapped under rubble after a building site collapsed Tuesday in India’s southern Karnataka state, officials told AFP. Rescue teams and ambulances were scrambling to Dharwad...
Cyclone Idai

#CycloneIdai: ‘Massive disaster’ in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

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Cyclone Idai has triggered a "massive disaster" in southern Africa affecting hundreds of thousands if not millions of people, the UN says. The region has been hit by widespread flooding and devastation affecting Mozambique, Zimbabwe...
DRC train derailment

24 people killed in DRC train derailment

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This is the third derailment in the country in about a month, with five people dying in a passenger train accident last month. A train derailment in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Kasai province...
Ethiopian Plane crash victims

Ethiopian Airlines speak on similarities with Indonesia crash

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Ethiopian Airlines speak on similarities with Indonesia crash. Last Sunday the Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board. Flight data from the Ethiopian Airlines disaster a week...
cyclone idai

More than 100 dead after #CycloneIdai hits Mozambique & Zimbabwe

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More than 100 people have died and many more are missing in Mozambique and neighbouring Zimbabwe on Sunday after tropical cyclone Idai barrelled across the southern African nations with flash floods and ferocious winds. Authorities...
NZ killer

Christ church mosque killer called Nelson Mandela a terrorist

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Christ church mosque killer called Nelson Mandela a terrorist. In the document, which Brenton Harrison Tarrant published online and e-mailed to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern minutes before the attack, he refers to...
Jason and Nicola Spencer

Tragic honeymoon death

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Tragic honeymoon death. Just six days later on honeymoon, Nicola Spencer (42) unexpectedly died. She was 45 by the time she finally married her “soul mate”. According to the Sun, the tragedy unfolded last November...
CycloneIdai

24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe: #CycloneIdai

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At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique, government said on Saturday. Zimbabwe's ministry...
Jason and Nicola Spencer

Woman dies on her Honeymoon 6 days after Wedding

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She was 45 years old by the time she finally married her “soul mate”. Just six days later on honeymoon, Nicola Spencer (42) unexpectedly died. According to the Sun, the tragedy unfolded last November shortly after Nicola...
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