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Floods, Landslides Kill Dozens In Northern Tanzania

At least 47 people have been killed and 85 others injured in landslides caused by flooding in northern Tanzania, says a local official, with warnings the toll could rise. Heavy rain on Saturday hit the town of Katesh, some 300km (186 miles) north of the capital Dodoma, district commissioner Janeth Mayanja said. “Up to this [Sunday] evening, the death toll reached 47 and 85 injured,” Queen Sendiga, regional commissioner in […]

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Benin Acts After Dozens Killed In Fuel Fire

The Beninese government has ordered an assessment of all fuel storage facilities in the wake of the deadly explosion that killed dozens of people over the weekend. At least 34 people were killed on Saturday after an explosion at a fuel depot in southern Benin. A statement from the decentralisation and governance ministry said the order for an "exhaustive assessment" of all fuel depots was to prevent a similar incident […]

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