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Posted On December 11, 2017By AdminIn None

Fire destroys part of main Bamako market

A huge fire ripped through part of the main market in the Malian capital, Bamako, on Monday morning causing widespread damage, local officials said.Read More
A huge fire ripped through a paint factory in the Ivorian capital of Abidjan on Wednesday, causing multiple explosions, destroying nearby businesses and leaving two people in hospital.Read More
A huge fire ripped through a paint factory in the Ivorian capital on Wednesday, causing multiple explosions, and witnesses said several people were badly burnt.Read More
Abidjan (AFP) A huge fire ripped through a paint factory in the Ivorian capital of Abidjan on Wednesday, causing multiple explosions, destroying nearby businesses and leaving two people in hospital. A factory employee suffered severe burns and a firefighter was poisoned by gas fumes in the blaze, which sent a thick column of smoke high above the city’s industrial zone. Several other people were slightly injured in the fire at the Drocolor paint factory, according to police sources. Dozens of firefighters were deployed to tackle the blaze, which also spreadRead More

Posted On November 17, 2017By In None

Fire sweeps through Cameroon parliament

A fire swept through the main building of Cameroon's parliament in Yaounde overnight, causing substantial damage, local television reported Friday.Read More
Yaoundé (AFP) A fire swept through the main building of Cameroon’s parliament in Yaounde overnight, causing substantial damage but no injuries. The apparently accidental blaze broke out in the administrative part on the rear facade of the building, the government said, but the debating chamber is believed to have been spared. The fire was completely out by dawn on Friday, an AFP photographer saw. “A violent fire devastated the rear facade of the main building of the Ngoa Ekelle Glass Palace last night,” Cameroon’s public broadcaster CRTV reported, referring toRead More
Ghana's government has promised the immediate closure of high-risk fuel stations after a tanker carrying natural gas caught fire and caused an explosion that killed seven.Read More
Accra (AFP) Ghana’s government has promised the immediate closure of high-risk fuel stations after a tanker carrying natural gas caught fire and caused an explosion that killed seven. A total of 132 people were also injured in the blaze at the liquefied gas filling station in the Legon area of Accra last Saturday, which spread to a nearby petrol station. Ghana’s presidency said it was the ninth such incident in the last three years. The deadliest was in June 2015, when more than 150 died in a fire and explosion,Read More
Ghana's government on Sunday promised to tighten safety at fuel stations across the country after seven people were killed and scores more injured when a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in the capital and triggered explosions.Read More
Ghana's government on Sunday promised action to tighten safety at fuel stations across the country after six people were killed when a tanker truck carrying natural gas caught fire in the capital, Accra, triggering explosions.Read More