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Villages in Eastern Cape count their losses after tornado

30 November 2019, 3:12 PM

Ten villages in Fort Beaufort and Alice in the Raymond Mhlaba Municipality of the Eastern Cape are counting their losses after a tornado hit the area on Friday night.

A month on, Indonesia’s quake-tsunami hit city faces health crisis

27 October 2018, 7:19 AM

Indonesia’s quake-tsunami battered city of Palu is facing a public health crisis as torrential rains threaten to spread malaria and dengue fever to the devastated region a month after the disaster, aid agencies have warned.

Gouritz River catchment a big concern

20 August 2018, 4:17 PM

The Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs says the state of the Gouritz River catchment area, which includes sections of the Karoo, is a big concern

Number missing in Indonesia ferry disaster jumps again to 192: official

20 June 2018, 5:46 PM

As many as 192 passengers could be missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia, the search and rescue agency said on Wednesday, tripling initial government estimates.



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