Sunday, October 17, 2021

Africa General

Vatican: Pope to visit three African countries in September

The Vatican said in a press statement that the Pope would visit the capitals of the three countries without giving further details. For his part, Mozambican President Filipe Nuysi said in a speech to the nation on Wednesday that the Pope's...

Death toll rose to 157 in Mali

The death toll from an attack by unidentified gunmen on Saturday on villagers in central Mali rose to 157, a spokesman for the government said on Tuesday, stressing that this was the worst attack in recent history in a...

Ethiopian Airlines: First report of plane crash this week

Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Tewolde Gerry Maryam said he is expected to publish the first report of the Boeing 737 Max crash "this week or early next week." The plane landed minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa on March...

Brazilian court orders release of former President Michel Tamer

A Brazilian court ordered the release of former President Michel Tamer from prison. The Brazilian court, Fox News reported on Tuesday, said there was no need to continue the imprisonment of former President Tamer because he posed no threat...

Congo: Ebola spreads in over One thousand, 629 dead

The Ministry of Health said on Monday that the incidence of Ebola epidemic in Congo has now exceeded 1,000, with 629 deaths in the second worst outbreak of the disease in the world. Health workers have been more prepared than...

Death toll from cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi rose to 761

The death toll from cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe has rose to 761, according to latest statistics from the three countries. The cyclone that hit the region more than a week ago killed 446 people in Mozambique alone,...

Mozambique: Killer cyclone ‘Idai’ swallows 417 lives, 90 thousand misplaced

The number of deaths from cyclone Idai rose to 417 in Mozambique after more bodies were found. Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique's central waters last Friday, bringing together strong winds and flash floods, including neighboring Zimbabwe. The Minister of Land and Environment,...

Death toll raises to 130 in Mozambique and Malawi

Around 130 people have died as a result of flooding in Mozambique and Malawi. About 70 people were killed by floods in the central and northern regions, the BBC said Wednesday, adding that some 140,000 people were affected by the...

Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing 737 crashed 6 minutes after taking off, nationalities announced

Ethiopian Airlines announced the start of search and rescue operations for the victims of its plane, which crashed on its way to the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The plane crashed six minutes after taking off from the Ethiopian capital of Addis...

Two explosions rocked north of Somali capital Mogadishu

Two explosions rocked the north of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday, killing several people.   The first explosion occurred after a remote-controlled landmine exploded near a military convoy of the African Union forces in Somalia, Mogadishu media reported.   A few minutes...

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Buyers flock to the Pakistan Lifestyle furniture expo

Over ten thousand buyers visited the 35th Lifestyle Furniture Exhibition on the first day and bought goods from a long...
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