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24 February 2018 4:01 PM 2 dead in shooting at Mexico's National University

Mexico City – Mexico City officials say at least two people have died in a shooting following a dispute on the campus of the nation's vast National Autonomous University. The university says the two people involved are not part of the university community, but hasn't identified them. The city prosecutor's office says two men aged 20 and 29 died at a hospital 15

23 February 2018 7:19 PM Missing girls in NE Nigeria a 'national disaster': president

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said Nigeria had suffered a "national disaster" over girls who went missing after Boko Haram jihadists attacked their school in northeast Nigeria. "This is a national disaster. We are sorry that this could have happened," said Buhari in a statement, issued five days after the attack in the town of Dapchi 18

23 February 2018 5:32 PM Fire destroys 25 school buses; district cancels classes

South Whitehall – A fire that destroyed more than two dozen school buses has forced a Pennsylvania district to cancel classes. The fast-moving blaze at a Parkland School district garage in South Whitehall, near Allentown, was reported around 03:00 on Friday. People who live near the site reported hearing explosions around that time. Authorities say the cause 19

23 February 2018 7:26 AM Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, AU, Boko Haram

Harare – One of the lecturers who supervised Grace Mugabe's PhD thesis is reportedly being investigated by the Zimbabwe anti-graft agency. According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, University of Zimbabwe (UZ), lecturer Professor, Claude Mararike faced arrest once investigations were concluded. Zimbabwe Anti-corruption commission (ZACC) spokesperson 16

22 February 2018 2:53 PM More pupils hospitalised after Eastern Cape food poisoning outbreak

Mthatha – More pupils at Ndamase Senior Secondary School in Ngqeleni in the Eastern Cape have been hospitalised after a severe food poisoning outbreak at the school's hostel. Eastern Cape health department spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said 250 pupils had been treated for vomiting, stomach cramps and headaches at three hospitals - Mthatha Regional Hospital 21

22 February 2018 10:53 AM Seventh-grader who shot himself in school bathroom dies

Massillon — Authorities say an Ohio seventh-grader who police said brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a restroom has died of his injuries. The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office said the boy died at a hospital on Wednesday. Jackson Township police had said the boy shot himself on Tuesday at Jackson Middle School, near Massillon 23

22 February 2018 10:13 AM Ngcobo massacre: No rest for high-level task team as they search for the gunmen

East London – A high-level task team worked through the night, looking for clues and analysing evidence that could lead them to the gunmen who killed five police officers and a former soldier in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape. A group of unknown attackers entered the Ngcobo police station, between Mthatha and Queenstown, on Wednesday and, without warning 24

22 February 2018 9:04 AM Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

Albany - A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York says "many" people who commit mass murder are Democrats. US Representative Claudia Tenney made the comment Wednesday on Talk 1300 Radio during a discussion about calls for stricter gun control since last week's deadly Florida high school shooting. She says she finds it interesting "so many" people 26

22 February 2018 7:48 AM 6 teens in Australian hospital after drug overdose at school

Gold Coast - Six boys remain in an Australian hospital after suffering drug overdoses at a private school. Police said on Thursday some of the students, aged 14 and 15, were critically ill, but the Gold Coast University Hospital declined to say how many. Seven boys were taken from St Stephen's College near Gold Coast city early on Wednesday afternoon 27

21 February 2018 8:34 PM Hundreds of pupils rushed to hospital as food poisoning strikes at Eastern Cape school

Johannesburg – The Eastern Cape department of health has had to rush 250 pupils to hospital following an incident of food poisoning at the Ndamase Senior Secondary School outside Ngqeleni, east of Mthatha. Departmental spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said the pupils were taken to the Mthatha Regional Hospital, the Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital and St Barnabas 28