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South African flash flood death toll keeps rising – Video

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The death to in the flash floods and mudslides across South Africa’s port city of Durban, the capital of Kwazulu-Natal province, following heavy rains, has risen to 70 with emergency service workers predicting the death toll can keep rising.

As at Wednesday morning, authorities confirmed the number of deaths have gone up from the 45 earlier confirmed on Tuesday.

A spokesman for the Department of Cooperation and Traditional Affairs said “the death toll could rise, “we are still gathering information from the emergency services.”

Several video footages shared on social media platforms by private rescue workers and paramedics shows flooded city highways, submerged cars and collapsed houses.

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Video: Senegalese lawmaker, Massata Samb, assaults female colleague at parliament

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A male opposition lawmaker, Massata Samb slapped a female colleague, Amy Ndiaye Gniby in the face on Thursday after a violent brawl broke out in Senegal’s parliament.

Television footage from the scene obtained through international media, Al Jezeera is shared below:

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Video: Mali expels all French based NGOs as Bamako continues pariah posture

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West African country, Mali, under the current military junta, has severed many relations with allies. It started by breaking a defense alliance with the French, it also quit regional the anti-jihadist force, the G-5 force but has enjoyed a good relationship with Russia.

Germany is the latest to announce its intentions to pull its military from Mali.

This video from a local source chronicles the country’s latest move with France.

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