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Wild Fire Breaks Out In Table Mountain National Park, Destroys Historic Buildings

Wild Fire Breaks Out In Table Mountain National Park

An ‘out of control’ fire is burning wildly in Cape Town’s Table Mountain National Park. It has damaged buildings and has forced hikers to evacuate from the city’s most famous landmark, South African officials said on Sunday.During the fight to put the fire out, two firefighters were injured and admitted to the hospital. In an email on Sunday, the spokesperson ...

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Northern Nigerian Schools Under Siege From Kidnappers

Northern Nigerian Schools Under Siege From Kidnappers

Two Nigerian sisters, Hafsat 14, and Aisha 13, were abducted from their dormitories along with 250 other girls. They were taken into captivity by gunmen and a week later were released. This was in early March after a truce with their abductors. However, this happened to be just the beginning of their ordeal. On top of the trauma they face, ...

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Facebook Shuts Down Egyptian Accounts And Pages Targeting Ethiopia

Facebook Shuts Down Egyptian Accounts And Pages Targeting Ethiopia

American tech giant Facebook says that it has removed more than a dozen accounts and pages on Facebook and Instagram “from Egypt that targeted Ethiopia, Sudan and Turkey. “We removed 17 Facebook accounts, six Pages, and three Instagram accounts from Egypt that targeted Ethiopia, Sudan, and Turkey. We found this network as part of our internal investigation and linked it ...

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Ban On Online Television in Tanzania Lifted

Ban On Online Television in Tanzania Lifted

The ban on online television in Tanzania has been apparently lifted. This was communicated in a tweet by the government spokesperson, Gerson Msigwa. He tweeted this after the president’s communication was supposedly misinterpreted. Her excellency, Samia Suluhu Hassan on Tuesday had directed a ban lift on all media outlets. “I understand that there are media organisations that have been closed ...

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Ethiopian Airlines Pilot Lands Plane At Wrong Airport

Ethiopian Airlines Pilot Lands Plane At Wrong Airport

A pilot flying an Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane from Addis Ababa accidentally landed it at a Zambian airport that is still under construction. The plane landed on Sunday at the airport in Zambia’s northern Copperbelt province. Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport located about 9 miles from where the plane landed is currently serving the province. The transport ministry’s permanent secretary, ...

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