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Eight Killed In Quake, Aftershocks In Philippines, 60 Injured

Eight Killed In Quake, Aftershocks In Philippines, 60 Injured

The national disaster agency said it was sending medical and rescue teams to the islands, about halfway between the main Philippine island of Luzon and Taiwan An earthquake and aftershocks struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday killing eight people and injuring 60, disaster officials said. An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 […]

Cyclone Kenneth: Death Toll Rises To 38

Cyclone Kenneth: Death Toll Rises To 38

Heavy rain and likely flooding are predicted for Tuesday in Nampula and Cabo Delgado, exacerbating problems caused by Cyclone Kenneth. Many areas in central Cabo Delgado remain inaccessible due to flooded roads and washed out roads and bridges. Macomia can be reached but it is difficult to travel further north. Electricity is out in many […]

Cyclone Death Toll Nears 100 In Zimbabwe

Cyclone Death Toll Nears 100 In Zimbabwe

The death toll from the devastating cyclone that hit Manicaland, Masvingo and parts of Mashonaland East rose to near 100 late Monday according to government statistics. In updates issued on its Twitter account, the Ministry of Information said hundreds of children at St Charles Luwanga High School who had been trapped since the cyclone made […]

Death Toll in Kaduna Killing Rises To 130 As Police Arrests 11 Suspects

Death Toll in Kaduna Killing Rises To 130 As Police Arrests 11 Suspects

Kaduna state governor Nasir El- Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons died in Kajuru villages attack and not 60 as he previously announced. El-Rufai on Friday, February 15 said “just yesterday, I got a report of the killing of about 66 Fulani at Maro in Kajuru Local Government.” However, after a security council meeting […]

Sea-Pirates Invade Bayelsa Community

Sea-Pirates Invade Bayelsa Community

Three persons are feared dead and two injured as sea-pirates terrorizing coastal communities invaded Ayama community in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa State on Tuesday. This is as the Bayelsa State Police Command has announced the arrest of suspected cultist and serial pipeline vandal Temona Boleigha Alison. Investigations revealed that suspected sea-pirates invaded the […]

25 Killed As Wedding Party Truck Plunges Off Bridge In India

25 Killed As Wedding Party Truck Plunges Off Bridge In India

A truck carrying a wedding party plunged off a bridge early Tuesday in western India killing at least 25 people, most of them women and children, officials said. Initial investigations indicated the driver lost control causing the truck to swerve off the bridge and fall eight metres (26 feet) onto a dry riverbed in Gujarat state, […]

Five Feared Dead In Kaduna Worship Centres Attack

Five Feared Dead In Kaduna Worship Centres Attack

Five persons were feared dead while scores of people sustained varying degrees of injury, following Monday’s unrest in Kasuwan Magani in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Kasuwan Magani is 36 kilometres away from Kaduna metropolis and is the gateway to the southern part of the state, Plateau, Nasarawa and Benue states.  Worship places, […]

Death Rate Doubles For Migrant Domestic Workers In Lebanon

Death Rate Doubles For Migrant Domestic Workers In Lebanon

A woman with a pink cloth wrapped around her head climbs out of a window on the fourth floor of a residential building. She peers at the ground far below, clutching onto the window ledge as voices in the background yell at her to come inside. Instead, she jumps, her scream lingering for four seconds […]

Imam, 20 Others Killed In Niger Herdsmen Attack

Imam, 20 Others Killed In Niger Herdsmen Attack

The Imam of Etogi village in Gbara ward of Mokwa Local Government Area in Niger State was among the 21 persons reportedly killed by suspected herdsmen on Saturday morning. The imam was said to be leading 20 other faithful in an early morning prayer, when the herdsmen attacked them with dangerous weapons and embarked on […]

236 People Buried After IDP Camp Bombing By Nigerian Jet

236 People Buried After IDP Camp Bombing By Nigerian Jet

A total of 234 people were killed and buried after a Nigerian military jet mistakenly bombed a camp occupied by persons displaced by Boko Haram, an official has said. The Chairman of Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State, Babagana Malarima, said 234 persons were buried in Rann village, which is in the local government, […]

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