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Mozambique Garbage Dump collapse ‘kills at least 17’ people

At least 17 people have been killed after heavy rains caused the partial collapse of a Garbage  dump in Mozambique. A 15-meter high pile of rubbish collapsed, destroying seven houses, and rescuers fear more bodies may be buried under the debris. The accident, at the Hulene landfill, six miles from the center of the capital, Maputo, …

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DRC’s Bakambu could be Africa’s most expensive player.

Could DRC’s Cedric Bakambu be the most expensive player in Africa? He speaks about the digits on his new deal. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK We have some action from CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup. Plus, sad week for Nigerian football fans; the leading club Kano Pillars has announced the death of their …

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Malawi cholera cases pass 500, eight people dead.

Cholera cases in Malawi have tripled and four more people have died, the Ministry of Health said on Monday, a month after the spread of the disease from Zambia was thought to have been contained. Ministry of Health spokesman Joshua Malango said the number of cases had increased to 527 …

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Defiance strike in Ethiopia’s Amhara region over state of emergency.

Gondar, capital of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state has been hit by a strike days after the declaration of a national state of emergency by the Council of Ministers. Even though it is not known who called for the sit-down strike, reports indicate that the measure has left the city …

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Botswana hangs man who murdered girlfriend and son in 2010.

Botswana has hanged a man for murdering his girlfriend and her son, the first execution in two years by the only southern African nation not to have abolished the death penalty. Joseph Poni Tselayarona, 28, was executed on Saturday after the 2010 murder of his girlfriend and her three-year-old son, …

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Gambia suspends death penalty en route to abolition.

Gambian President Adama Barrow on Sunday announced a moratorium on the death penalty as the West African country rebuilds its international standing following the removal last year of its longtime authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh. Capital punishment is on the decline across Africa, where governments executed 22 people in 2016 compared …

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