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Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

The death toll from a cyclone in Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors.

20 Mar 2019 11:31 AM

1,000 killed in monster cyclone in Mozambique

Emma Beaty, coordinator of a grouping of NGOs known as Cosaco, warned of the peril from dams filled to the brim by the floodwater.

20 Mar 2019 12:54 AM

Over 1000 dead as cyclone 'Idai' strikes Zimbabwe, Mozambique

A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 1000 people with scores more missing and caused destruction.

18 Mar 2019 6:08 PM

Ethiopian minister says black box still in good shape after crash

Ethiopia's transport minister says the black box from the plane crash one week ago is in good condition.

18 Mar 2019 1:17 PM

Ethiopia crash investigation will need 'considerable' time

Identifying the cause of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash model will take 'considerable time' an Ethiopian government minister has said.

17 Mar 2019 9:14 AM


At least 24 dead, dozen others missing in Zimbabwe cyclone

At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed Mozambique.

16 Mar 2019 2:59 PM

Ethiopian Airlines confirms plane crash probe has commenced in Paris

An investigation has begun in Paris into the cause of last week's crash of a Nairobi-bound Boeing jet which killed all 157 passengers.

15 Mar 2019 4:30 PM

Ethiopia to send plane's black box abroad, as grief grows

The black box from the Boeing jet that crashed and killed all 157 people on board will be sent overseas for analysis.

13 Mar 2019 3:35 PM

Ethiopian plane made a strange rattling noise, trailed smoke before plunging

Flight 302 took off from the Ethiopian capital on Sunday morning bound for Nairobi with passengers from more than 30 countries.

12 Mar 2019 9:13 AM

Crashed Ethiopian Airlines black box recovered: State media

Investigators have recovered one of two black box recorders on the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737.

11 Mar 2019 4:32 PM


Ethiopian Airlines grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet after crash

Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday it had grounded its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet after a crash that killed 149 passengers.

11 Mar 2019 11:35 AM

Heart breaking list of passengers who died in Ethiopian plane crash

An Ethiopian Airlines jet has faltered and crashed shortly after takeoff, carving a gash in the earth.

11 Mar 2019 10:45 AM

World leaders grieve in wake of Ethiopian airlines plane crash

Reactions surmount after the devastating plane crash of Ethiopian airlines.

11 Mar 2019 10:31 AM

Four Indians among 157 killed as Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes

The plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 people thought to be on board.

11 Mar 2019 7:26 AM

157 feared dead after Nairobi-bound Ethiopian airline crashes

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday.

10 Mar 2019 3:58 PM


Attack in Niger kills soldiers, boko haram militants: Report

Seven soldiers and 38 militants died in an assault by the jihadist group Boko Haram in southeastern Niger.

10 Mar 2019 8:21 AM

Man urinating on another in carnival; Brazil President criticised for tweeting video

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sparked shock by tweeting a video showing a man urinate on another during annual street carnival.

07 Mar 2019 11:14 AM

50-plus people missing after pipeline explodes in Nigeria

A local official says more than 50 people are missing after a leaking oil pipeline exploded.

02 Mar 2019 4:29 PM

Bomb kills 11 near judge's home, hotel in Somali capital

A powerful explosion killed at least 11 people in the Somali capital Thursday, police said.

01 Mar 2019 9:04 AM

20 dead in Cairo’s train station fire: Report

40 more are injured as a witness said there had been an explosion when a train rammed into a barrier.

27 Feb 2019 4:24 PM