Hundreds of families have been left homeless after a fire razed through the Pomona informal settlement in Kempton Park in Ekurhuleni.
Eight infants died in a fire in a hospital in Algeria’s El Oued early on Tuesday the fire service was quoted as saying on state media without giving any further details.
The fire that blazed through St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape has destroyed 12 houses.
More than 10 000 people have been left homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka. Thousands of shacks have been destroyed.
Students at the Tyelimhlophe Agricultural School in the Eastern Cape are raising the issue of overcrowding in hostels. This as a student died in a hostel fire on Friday.