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Anger mounts after deadly Marseille building collapse

The structural risks of the buildings and others like them were widely known, but that city officials did little when alerted about them

Nigeria building collapse: ‘Obtaining DNA is extremely difficult’

Genetic testing to identify the remains of South Africans killed in the building collapse has not been easy, according to a new report.

Nigeria: Patients discharged from hospital after building collapse

Six people who were injured in the fatal accident have been released from an SA hospital and have been cleared of any dangerous infections.

TB Joshua’s church: Built, like others, on shifting sands

Scaffolding for hire is just a small sign of a large informal industry.

Smiles and prayers as Nigerians U-turn on co-operation

TB Joshua’s church has turned from attacking potential rescuers to helping them. So has Nigeria's government but it’s a case of too little too late.

Nigerian president visits collapsed building site, vows to investigate

President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to investigate the cause of a building collapse, which has left at least 86 dead.

Uncertainty over SA deaths after Nigeria church collapse

SA government believes 300 South Africans were visiting the Lagos church, but it was not clear how many were on the spot when the tragedy struck.

Tongaat mall plans rejected four times

Earthworks plans for the Tongaat Mall, outside Durban, which partially caved in last year, were rejected four times, heard a commission of inquiry.

Fatal Tongaat mall collapse caused by missing steel

Missing steel bars needed to reinforce a beam holding a concrete slab at the ill-fated Tongaat mall were missing, an inquiry has found.

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