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August 16, 2017 10:13 PM Mass burials after devastating Sierra Leone mudslide

People rush to bury their dead amid fears of disease outbreak in one of the worst disasters that has killed over 300. Facing the threat of disease, people in Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, Freetown, in one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory 1

August 16, 2017 8:50 PM Sierra Leone mudslides: 105 children among hundreds killed in disaster

President Ernest Bai Koroma said flags would fly at half-mast after calling the humanitarian challenge ahead "overwhelming" and seeking urgent help after visiting the devastated hilltop community of Regent on Tuesday. Officials at Freetown's central morgue said Wednesday that 105 of the more than 300 officially dead were children, and burials began on Tuesday 1

August 16, 2017 4:09 PM 37 Military Hospital temporarily closes down emergency unit

Health Service 37 Military Hospital temporarily closes down emergency unit This was contained in a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Public Relations at the hospital, Commander MA Larbi. He said that the unit will be shut down from August 17, 2017, to enable them to carry out the routine fumigation exercise. The unit is expected to be opened 1

August 16, 2017 3:45 PM 37 Military hospital to close emergency unit for fumigation

The 37 Military Hospital will tomorrow, Thursday, fumigate the Medical Emergency Unit of the facility. According to the hospital, the unit will be shut down from August 17, 2017 to enable them carry out the routine exercise. The statement also urged the Public to co-operate with them during the four day fumigation exercise. “The 37 Military Hospital 2

August 16, 2017 6:03 AM Falling tree kills 13 at Portuguese festival

LISBON – A huge oak tree crashed down on a popular religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira Tuesday, killing 13 people and injuring 49 others, officials said. The tree fell while a large crowd was gathered near the island’s capital of Funchal as part of the Nossa Senhora do Monte festival. It’s Madeira’s biggest annual festivity and was being 3

August 16, 2017 1:07 AM More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Fatmata Kamara had just stepped outside her house before dawn Monday when she saw the muddy hillside collapsing above her. The only thing she could do was run. She was one of the survivors, those who managed to escape the surging mudslides and floodwaters in and around Sierra Leone's capital that killed more than 300 people 2

August 15, 2017 7:47 PM Falling tree kills 13 on Portuguese island of Madeira

A falling tree has killed at least 13 people and injured 49 at a religious ceremony on the Portuguese island of Madeira. A video shows the tree crashing down on a crowded square in a suburb of the main town, Funchal, spreading panic among people enjoying the festivities. Two children are reported to have been killed, and some of the injured are said to be foreign 1

August 15, 2017 7:05 PM The Latest: Death toll in Portugal tree fall rises to 13

Portuguese authorities have raised the death toll from a massive tree that fell during a popular religious festival on the island of Madeira to 13 people. Government official Pedro Ramos said 49 others were injured in the accident Tuesday near the island capital of Funchal. The tree fell while a large crowd was gathered as part of a traditional religious 1

August 15, 2017 6:11 PM Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after being accused of assault in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG/HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, returned home on Tuesday from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to police in Johannesburg to face charges of assaulting a model in a hotel room. There was no immediate public comment on the case from Grace, 52, a possible successor to her husband President Robert Mugabe 1

August 15, 2017 4:00 PM Nigeria stand-in careful not to upset the boat as Buhari steers from London

LAGOS (Reuters) - The window for Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria's stand-in president, to launch bold economic reforms and wrestle the ill-disciplined naira currency into shape is fast closing. President Muhammadu Buhari signaled over the past weekend that he is ready to return from receiving medical treatment in London as soon as his doctors allowed it. That would 1