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Toll in Cameroon landslide rises to 15
Toll in Cameroon landslide rises to 15

At least 15 people died when a landslide engulfed members of a funeral party in the Cameroonian capital of Yaounde, the local governor said on Monday. Sunday's service had been intended as a memorial tribute to five members of a local association who had died this year.

Landslide in Cameroon kills at least 11: governor
Landslide in Cameroon kills at least 11: governor

A landslide in Cameroon's capital Yaounde on Sunday killed at least 11 people gathered to mourn the deaths of several local people, the regional governor told state broadcaster CRTV. Early Sunday evening, police pick-up tracks were taking away bodies covered by white sheets, an AFP correspondent at the scene reported.

Four killed in Sao Tome's failed coup bid: state media
Four killed in Sao Tome's failed coup bid: state media

Four people were killed in a failed coup attempt on Sao Tome, the state news agency STP-Press said on Sunday reporting a toll from the armed forces chief of staff. - 'Subversion' - The government on Sunday condemned what it called a "violent attempt to subvert the constitutional order", saying the deaths and the coup attempt would be investigated.

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