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Roads deadlier than guns in Libya

Tripoli, Libya | AFP | Roads in conflict-riddled Libya, where petrol is cheaper than mineral water, rank among the deadliest in the world. Disregard for traffic rules, a dilapidated infrastructure and cars that fail to meet safety standards combine to make road accidents in Libya more lethal than incidents involving …

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BREAKING: Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes, 157 dead

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | All 149 passengers and eight crew on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight died when it crashed shortly after takeoff en route to Nairobi on Sunday, Ethiopian state media reported. Quoting Ethiopian Airlines, Fana Broadcasting Corporate said the plane, which departed the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa …

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Two dead, 11 injured in Kabale bus accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have died in an accident that occurred at Kyonyo along the Kabale-Katuna Road, this morning. Eyewitnesses say that the accident occurred at around 4 a.m. when a Rwanda bound Trinity Bus registration number UAX 486X collided with a trailer registration number BUD …

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Speaker tasks Government on ambulances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tasked government to ensure that all health centres IVs around the country get ambulances as proposed in the 2019/2020 budget. Kadaga said that with the intended procurement of the ambulances will ensure that all  Ugandans good health services. …

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VIDEO: 4 dead, over 40 injured in Nakasongola bus accident

VIDEO: 4 dead, over 40 injured in Nakasongola bus accident Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people died on THE spot and 48 others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Link Bus in Nakasongola district along the Kampala-Gulu highway on Sunday. The accident occurred at around 10 a.m. when …

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Accident claims four lives in Mabira

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people have been confirmed dead following an accident that occurred Friday night in Mabira Forest, along the Kampala-Jinja highway. Police records indicate that the accident occurred when a coaster registration number UBD 343P which was destined for Mbale, collided with a Kampala bound …

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Rwanda mine collapse kills 14

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  An accident at an eastern Rwanda mine on Monday killed 14 people, including seven women, a local government official said. “This is an unfortunate event that nobody expected. The accident happened when falling debris at the mining site buried all the 14 people and killed …

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