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Hurricane Laura causes fatalities, damage in U.S. southern coast

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At least six people, including a 14-year-old girl, died from major category 4 hurricane in the southwest coast of U.S., media reported. ...
Covid Infections

Egypt reports 141 new cases, 18 deaths of COVID-19

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Egypt reported on Tuesday 141 new infections and 18 deaths of COVID-19, bringing the total cases registered in the country to 97,619, including...
Several people walk through a shopping center, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 11 June 2020. Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, two of the most populous cities in Brazil and the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, reopened their shopping centers on 11 June, the same day that the country will surpass 40,000 deaths from coronavirus and despite the fact that the peak of infections has not yet arrived. EPA/Sebastiao Moreira

Brazil reports nearly 50,000 new COVID-19 cases

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Brazil reported 49,298 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, raising the total caseload to 3,456,652, the Ministry of Health said Wednesday. ...
alcohol

Death toll in India’s Punjab hooch tragedy rises to 111

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With seven more fatalities, the death toll in an alleged spurious liquor consumption in the northern Indian state of Punjab has risen to 111,...
Cameroon

Military plane crashes in Cameroon, no fatalities reported

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A Cameroonian military plane crashed in a bush during landing at Maroua Airport in the country's Far North region on Sunday, but there were...
Covid

Kenya’s COVID-19 cases near 20,000 as air travel set to resume

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Kenya's total number of COVID-19 cases neared 20,000 on Thursday after 788 people tested positive to the virus from 5,521 samples in the last...
Covid

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases now 31, 851

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Ghana has recorded 794 new cases bringing the total to 31, 851 as at July 22. Data on the Ghana Health Service website has shown...
Covid

Ghana’s COVID-19 case counts and fatalities surges

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Ghana’s Covid-19 count has recorded 397 more bringing the total to 12,590 confirmed cases. Data on the Ghana Health Service website has shown that the...
Positive

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count surges to 11,964, fatalities remain low

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says although the Covid-19 count currently stands at 11,964, the fatality rate of 54 remains very low. “Mercifully for...
Lockdown

South Africa to ease lockdown restrictions slightly in May

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After recording 75 COVID-19 fatalities, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said the country would gradually start easing lockdown restrictions from May 1. ...
mining

South African mining fatalities decline by 37 percent in 2019

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A total of 51 people lost their lives in mine accidents in 2019, down 37 percent from the 2018 record of 81 fatalities, said...
Spare-parts

South Africa’s mining fatalities down slightly in 2018

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The number of people killed in mining accidents in South Africa dropped slightly last year, according to a report released on Friday. Releasing the 2018...
accident

Implementing Research In Road Safety To Curb Fatalities

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Life saving measures such as wearing of self-belts and helmets, avoidance of over speeding and checking of speed limit at designated places are perhaps...

Fatalities unknown yet in UAE skyscraper fires outbreak

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The fire broke out in the Ajman One residential cluster of 12 towers, close to the border with Sharjah. Fire mainly damaged tower 1. Officials...
Plane

IATA confirms 2015 a good year for business

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There have been 68 accidents last year, less than 77 in 2014, among which four were fatal, also well below the number of 12...

Stop the carnage on our roads

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The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) revealed that April and December were the most accident-prone months in Ghana as well as public holidays. Statistics showed...
Lightning

Uganda Has The Highest Lightning Death Rate

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Experts attending the 13 governing council of the NAM S & T Centre at the Commonwealth Resort in Munyonyo, Kampala, expressed that school-going children...
Swine flu

Swine Flu takes five more lives in Jordan

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Jordanian Health Ministry said Sunday five fatalities were reported from the H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu since the beginning of 2015, the...
accident

Kenyans Hold Thanksgiving Service For Road Accident Survivors

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Speaking at Kenyatta International Convention Centre during a thanksgiving ceremony for the 311 lives that were saved, Mr Kamau said January witnessed the greatest...

Pay more attention to their workers-Mining companies asked

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Mr. Nii Osah Mills, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has appealed to mining companies to pay more attention to their workers to...
National Road Safety Commission

Accident fatalities continue to increase in UE

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As the Christmas festivities draw nearer motor accident fatalities continue to increase in the Upper East Region. Last week, three children were knocked down and...

Road related fatalities in Ghana declines

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Road related fatalities have witnessed a decline according to a National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) mid-year review meeting in Ho, Volta Region. According to NRSC,...

Ebola virus has killed 83 so far in West Africa

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The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 83. Medical personnel at emergency entrance of hospital receive suspected Ebola...

2013 was the safest aviation year-ICAO

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Preliminary data released by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has confirmed that 2013 was the safest year ever recorded in terms of fatalities...

Road accidents take a dive in Eastern Region

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  Eastern Region recorded a decrease in road crash fatalities in 2013 as against 2012  Chief Superintendent of Police  Samuel Tetteh, Eastern Regional Motor Traffic...

NRSC Records Reduction In Accidents This Year

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The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has identified the cost of over speeding, wrongful overtaking, reckless driving, driving tired, and driving under the influence...

Road traffic fatalities down in Volta Region in fourth quarter of 2012

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The Volta Region has recorded minimal decrease in road traffic fatalities in the last quarter of 2012. There were 42 deaths between September and December,...