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Ghana: 10 students drown after two canoes capsized

– – Some ten junior high school students in Ghana’s northern region have drowned after two canoes they were cruising in capsized in the Oti River. The students numbering 31 were returning from the head teacher’s farm when the disaster happened. The students had gone with the head teacher to harvest rice in Butuin, a community in the overseas area. Seven… Read More
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Libya: Boat with over 50 passengers capsizes off shores

United Nations officials have said that a boat with more than 50 passengers capsized off the Libyan coast. The exact date of the boat accident was not given but UN officials said on Saturday that “some 70 persons have disembarked back in Libya by the coast guards, after days in distress at sea.” The UNHCR in Libya first broke the… Read More
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DR Congo: 36 people missing in boat disaster

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo say at least 36 people are missing after a boat they were traveling in sunk on Sunday. The boat sunk at Maluku commune, a district on the banks of the Congo River in Kinshasa’s suburbs. Police say only 76 survivors have so far been accounted for. The boat came from the province of… Read More