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At least 15 killed in Mount Nyiragongo volcano eruption in DR Congo’s Goma city

At least 15 people were killed after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo volcano located on the outskirts of Goma city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), authorities said. Government spokesman Patrick Muyaya said that 15 people were killed while fleeing following the explosion on May 22. Nine people were killed in a truck […]

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Flooding kills over 260 people across East Africa

Flooding as a result of recent heavy rains has killed more than 260 people across East Africa. Kenya has been the hardest hit with the government recording 194 deaths. In Rwanda, 55 people have died and floods have killed 16 in Somalia. In Uganda high water levels have trapped an estimated 200 patients inside a […]

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Man who travelled from Mumbai is Rwanda’s first Coronavirus case

Rwanda announced on Saturday its first case of the new coronavirus, Covid-19. In a statement, the health ministry said the patient is an Indian citizen who arrived in the country from Mumbai on March 8. “An Indian citizen who arrived from Mumbai, India on March 8, 2020 has tested positive for Coronavirus (Covid-19). The patient […]