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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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Floods Kill 32 In Niger Republic

Floods caused by torrential rains have killed 32 people in Niger in recent months, the state-owned ANP news agency reported on Thursday. "Tahoua [southern region] is the most bereaved with 12 dead, followed by Maradi [south] with 10 and Zinder [south] with six," the report said, citing updated figures from a department of the Interior ministry. "Two deaths were reported in Tillaberi [western region], one in Niamey [capital] and one […]

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