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19 December 2012
A CATTLE truck veered out of control in Nigeria's northwest Sokoto state and plunged into a river, killing 27 men who were on board.
The accident occurred late on Monday close to the border with neighbouring West African country
"We were able to rescue 15 people alive," Sokoto Road Safety Manager Alfred Adeboye said.
Traffic accidents are commonplace in
Africa's most populous nation, where roads are often narrow and pot-holed due to under-investment and mismanagement.
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Nelson Mandela, South Africa's ailing former president, is not "doing well" but is continuing to put up a courageous fight from his "death bed", his family have said.
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Phil Collins is going from Genesis to a resurrection - he is penning songs again, three years after retiring.
Imelda Staunton has revealed that she only finds out her husband's storylines in Downton Abbey by watching the show, because he does not tell her the twists in advance.
Cheryl Cole is joining regulars at the Rovers Return after filming a TV sketch in Coronation Street.
A post-mortem shows Fast & Furious star Paul Walker was killed in a car crash by the combined effects of the impact and subsequent fire.
Harry Potter author JK Rowling and Happy Days star Henry Winkler are among those who have been named as the nation's "Literacy Heroes".
Nigella Lawson has told a court that she had taken cocaine in the past but said the idea that she is a "drug addict or habitual user of cocaine is absolutely ridiculous".
Freddie Starr has been re-bailed by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
As ex wife Miranda Kerry moves on with new relationship, he is rumoured to be dating the gorgeous actress.
Lorde is set to perform at the Grammy Awards nominations special, it has been announced.
Solicitor Gerald Kean and his partner Lisa Murphy who split for a period this year are cooking Christmas dinner for family at their palatial Wicklow home.