Kenya's president ordered an audit of all buildings in the capital on Monday after an eight-story residential building collapsed, killing at least two people in the city's second deadly collapse in a month caused by bad construction, officials said.
The Madras High Court on Monday raised some questions on the investigation into the multi-storeyed building collapse here in June wondering whether the final report was filed in a hurry and asked the government to submit an additional affidavit on its observations in six weeks.
One person was killed and two others were injured when a portion of a two-storied building collapsed on Jamnalal Bajaj Street in the Burrabazar area, the commercial hub of the city today, fire brigade sources said.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday visited the collapsed guesthouse at a mega-church in Lagos, promising to investigate the cause of the tragedy as the death toll hit 86, rescuers said Saturday.
The toll in a building collapse at a church complex in Nigeria`s commercial capital Lagos reached 70 Wednesday, a spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said in the latest development on the incident which occurred last week.
Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency Sunday said that 44 bodies were recovered, while 130 people trapped in a collapsed church building were rescued in the country's commercial city of Lagos.