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Man found hanging on a tree after crashing his pickup truck in South Africa

A man was flung from his pickup truck and landed up in a tree when he lost control of the vehicle in Durban, South Africa on Sunday afternoon.According to South Africa's Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson, paramedics arrived on...

Dozens killed in Mali after truck falls into river

At least 20 people were killed in central Mali when a truck fell into a river after a suspected brake failure, the Malian government said on Wednesday.The incident in the West...

Two killed as truck falls off bridge in Lagos, Nigeria

At least two persons were feared killed Tuesday night when a truck fell off Ojuelegba bridge in Lagos, crushing a Toyota Camry and three commercial buses. Two other persons were severely injured, said general manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency...

Ghana records 592 deaths in 3,193 road accidents in 3 months

A total of 592 people died in 3,193 road accidents across Ghana in the first quarter of 2018, according to data released here on Tuesday. The latest figures, from the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police...

Tanker-Bus crash claims at least 27 lives in Kenya

At least 27 people were killed and many others injured in a head-on crash between a bus and a truck on the highway between Nairobi and Kenya's second city Mombasa, police said Tuesday. "It was a very bad head-on collision....
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Angolan Supreme Court sentenced Jose Filomeno Dos Santos, son of former Angolan president Eduardo Dos Santos to five years...
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Death toll from fighting from disarmament exercise in S.Sudan now 148

The death toll in South Sudan’s Warrap State has risen to 148 following fighting this past weekend during a disarmament exercise, a local government...

DR Congo struggle to dislodge armed groups

DR Congo's army launched an offensive last October aimed at fulfilling a pledge by President Felix Tshisekedi to root out the armed groups that...

UN experts accuse top Mali military officials of obstructing peace efforts

United Nations experts have accused senior army and intelligence officials in Mali of deliberately obstructing a shaky 2015 peace accord, originally designed to reduce...

Five dead in Ivory Coast protest against Ouattara 3rd-term bid

Protests against Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s decision to seek a third term in the coming election, has left at least five people dead...