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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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Ex-Angola president billionaire daughter faces scrutiny over graft allegations

Isabel dos Santos, daughter of Angola's ex president is a British-educated billionaire businesswoman, who now faces allegations of plundering the public purse and funneling...

Uganda and Rwanda presidents to meet in London

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame are expected to meet in London on the sidelines of the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020...

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger says Sierra Leone is home, donates $101k

Chelsea and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger has said that 'Sierra Leone is home' as he made a donation to the country's Free Quality Education...

Two killed, 20 wounded as suicide bomber detonates near Somali capital

At least two people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when a suicide car bomber targeted a construction site along a highway...