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Three dead in Lagos pipeline fire

A fire on a pipeline owned by Nigeria’s state oil company in Lagos killed three people, a Reuters witness said. The blaze broke out...

Fire destroys SAAF Museum hangar

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An unexplained fire at the weekend in 8 Hangar at Air Force Base (AFB) Swartkop, home to the SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum, was...

Fire rages through Nigerian peoples’ camp for displaced

A fire killed at least eight people and left 15,000 others without shelter after raging through a north-east Nigerian camp for people displaced by...

Fire at Cairo station

A fire at the main train station in Egypt’s capital Cairo caused deaths and injuries, a security source and local media said. Photographs on social...

Voting machines for DR Congo election go up in flames

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A fire overnight at a warehouse in Kinshasa destroyed thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes due to be used in the December 23...

School fire in Uganda claims nine lives

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Nine students died after fire engulfed a dormitory at a secondary school in southern Uganda, police said, one of the deadliest in...

Mali mortar attack claimed by Al Qaeda

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Al Qaeda's franchise in the Sahara claimed a multiple mortar attack on a village in northern Mali during Sunday's election that disrupted...

Fire shrinks storage capacity at Libyan oil ports

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Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) said storage capacity at Ras Lanuf port was cut by 400,000 barrels after a second crude oil...

Ivory Coast telecoms possibly a criminal act

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A fire last month that gutted a French telecoms group Orange facility in Ivory Coast, disrupting service for weeks, appears to have...

Children die in Guinea election related fire

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At least five children died in a fire in Guinea blamed on post-election riots in a town in the centre of the...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...