Mexico City: Metro train bridge collapse leaves several dead
04 May 2021 | 11:51 am
A bridge in the Mexican capital has collapsed. A metro train was passing over at the time. Emergency services are working to rescue victims.
20 Sep 2020
Mammoth skeletons are discovered at an airport construction site just north of Mexico City -- not far from the scene of a similar discovery in 2019 -- and experts say that remains of other prehistoric animals have also been recovered in the area of the find.
8 Oct 2020
In Chile, protests catch up where they left off before the pandemic; the video of a 16-year-old boy being thrown off a bridge by police has gone viral and sparked outrage in the country. Here in France, restaurants in the capital now have to register contact detail for customers, a measure that already exists in neighboring countries such as Portugal, Italy and Germany. Many find the measure controversial.
17 Oct 2020
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Lagos govt orders release of 253 #EndSARS protesters, Fuel-laden tanker falls on Festac link bridge
8 Nov 2020
9 Nov 2020
Two persons killed, many vehicles burnt after tanker explosion on Kara Bridge
27 Nov 2020
Students from the Faculty of Arts and Design of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) paint a mural on the façade of the National School of Nursing and Obstetrics, dedicated to nurses who have worked throughout the coronavirus crisis in Mexico. More than one hundred students are involved in the project, working in small teams each day to avoid crowds, and the mural will eventually extend to a length of over 100 metres, featuring the portraits of nurses who have cared for Covid-19 patients.
25 Dec 2020
"A sad Christmas is coming, with hunger, in which people will cry as they don't have anything to eat," says one Mexico City street vendor, after local authorities ordered the closure of local businesses due to a rise in Covid-19 cases. Some street vendors attempt to defy orders to keep selling, but without success, says 80-year-old Julieta Muñoz: "I haven't sold a single item, nothing in the last four days."
4 Jan 2021
One of the world's biggest cities has prohibited the use of single-use plastic materials including plastic forks, straws and cups. Mexico's capital is striving to revamp its image as an eco-friendly, sustainable city.
17 Jan 2021
Workers from the restaurant industry bang pots and pans in the streets of Mexico City, demanding authorities in the capital allow them to reopen, despite a rise in hospitalisations of Covid-19 patients.
28 Jan 2021
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16 Mar 2021
Lekki-Ikoyi link Bridge is safe, disregard fake news - CP, Lagos
17 Mar 2021
Here is what we now know about the bridge being constructed to minimise traffic congestion on the old Niger Bridge and estimated to gulp a whopping ₦414 billion.
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After suffering racism while fleeing the war in Ukraine, many Africans say they are now experiencing further discrimination in Germany.
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Rwanda has said the Congolese military shelled Musanze district in the north of the country, wounding several civilians.