Tag Archives: disaster

19 October 20

Tanzania: Kilimanjaro fire now under control

Authorities in Tanzania on Saturday said a fire on Africa’s largest mountain, Kilimanjaro, was under control.

19 February 20

Locust invasion reaches South Sudan as crisis expands

Swarms of desert locusts that are already destroying swathes of crops across East Africa have now reached crisis-stricken South Sudan.

26 September 19

Kenya: 7 children killed in Nairobi school collapse

At least seven children have been killed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi after a primary school collapsed.

26 November 18

Uganda: 31 killed as party boat sinks in Lake Victoria

At least 31 people have died in Uganda after a party boat carrying more than 90 passengers capsized in Lake Victoria on Saturday.

24 September 18

Tanzania: Ferry death toll hits 224, ship’s managers questioned

Authorities in Tanzania say the death toll from last weeks ferry incident has risen to 224 while the ship’s managers have been detained for questioning.


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