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ECOWAS leaders mourn victims of Sierra Leone explosion

There have been disturbing images from footage broadcast on local media outlets with charred bodies seen in the streets at the scene of the explosion. Vice-President Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh who visited the scene of the disaster called it a “national disaster”. The head of Sierra Leone’s National Disaster Management Agency, Brima Bureh Sesay said “It’s a terrible, terrible accident,” he told… Read More
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Deadly flood hits Western Germany; over 81 people dead

– – Western Germany has been hit by deadly flooding resulting in the death of over 80 people and reports of at least 1,300 others still missing. This year’s flooding is considered one of the deadliest in modern history in Germany with majority of those badly affected coming from Ahrweiler district, south of the city of Cologne. The disaster was… 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