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Sierra Leone warns of more mudslides as rain forecast

Authorities in Sierra Leone warned on Thursday of danger from more mudslides as a large crack has opened on a mountainside in the capital, Freetown. The government said the priority was to evacuate people from areas still under threat from mudslides and floods as more rain is forecast for this...

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DR Congo landslide kills scores in northeast

At least 60 people have been killed after a landslide swept through a fishing village on the banks of Lake Albert in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The landslide in the village of Tora of Ituri province was triggered on Wednesday by heavy rain in recent weeks, officials said....

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Sierra Leone mudslide survivors describe shock, anger

Three days after flooding and a mudslide that killed at least 400 people in Sierra Leone, survivors are full of shock and anger as they take on the daunting task of identifying and burying their loved ones. Hundreds queued on Wednesday after the government summoned families to the morgue in the...

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SAP Africa Code Week returns to invest in Nigeria’s teachers
Source: SAP Africa - Aug 17, 2017

Training teachers, volunteers and unemployed in to ensure that no child is left behind during Africa Code Week 2017 AKURE, Nigeria,17 August 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Over the next weeks Nigeria will play host to a series of official train-the-trainer (TTT) workshop sessions as the country takes on a leading...

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How Kenya became the latest victim of 'fake news'

It has been a little more than a week since Kenyans took to the ballot to elect their representatives and leaders for the next five years. On Friday evening, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission declared President Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of the presidential race. Friday night ushered a tense...

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Mass burials after devastating Sierra Leone mudslide

Facing the threat of disease, people in Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, Freetown, in one of Africa’s worst flood disasters in living memory. Hundreds of Freetown residents queued to identify relatives crushed by...

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