Tag: fatalities

At least 19 killed in hotel attack in Somalia’s capital

At least 19 people were killed when Islamist attackers launched a car bomb and gun attack on a busy hotel.

Kenyan government nurses go on strike over pay dispute, six patients die

Kenyan government nurses have gone on strike over delays in an agreement that will give them pay rises.

British PM May, opposition leader Corbyn agree to suspend election campaigning

Attack in Manchester killed at least 19, injured scores.

Plane crash kills six people in eastern Zimbabwe

Six people were killed when a small plane crashed in eastern Zimbabwe near the border with Mozambique, a state-owned newspaper said on Tuesday. The Mozambican-registered eight-seater plane crashed into the Vumba mountains near...

Ethiopia declares three day-national mourning

Ethiopia has declared three days of national mourning for victims of a landslide at a rubbish landfill site in the capital Addis Ababa. Flags flew at half mast on Wednesday as the government...

Nearly 50 people killed in garbage dump landslide in Ethiopia

At least 48 people, 15 of them children, were killed in a landslide at a huge garbage dump on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, the city's spokesman said on...

Cyclone kills at least five people as it slams into Madagascar

Cyclone Enawo, a massive tropical storm packing winds up to 300 km per hour (185 mph), killed at least five people when it slammed into the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, officials...

Storm Dineo kills at least seven people in Mozambique

Mozambique's emergency operational centre said in a statement about 130,000 people living in the Inhambane province had been affected.