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Hundreds of Australians stranded in South Africa, Peru and Argentina will be brought home

Hundreds of Australians stranded in South Africa, Peru and Argentina will be brought home

3 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Australians stranded in Peru, Argentina and South Africa will have the chance to come home on three more coronavirus rescue flights.
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Coronavirus could push half a billion people into poverty, Oxfam warns

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Nearly half of all jobs in Africa could be lost without urgent action, says charity Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage More than half a billion more...
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In South Africa, a government minister lost her salary for eating lunch in the wrong place

In South Africa, a government minister lost her salary for eating lunch in the wrong place

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

South Africa has been under strict lockdown since March 27, despite only a small number of Covid-19 deaths in that country. No-one is allowed out for exercise, and the sale of...
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Warren Gatland proposes British and Irish Lions vs New Zealand 'decider' as warm-up for 2021 South Africa tour

20 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

2017 tour against the All Blacks finished in a rare 1-1 series draw but Lions could end up playing th New Zealand Maori if the 'decider' proves impossible
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Four words followed by nine wickets - when Devon Malcolm stunned South Africa

22 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

“You guys are history”. Four words Devon Malcolm supposedly uttered before delivering one of the finest and fieriest spells of fast bowling ever witnessed on August 20, 1994.
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Rapper Naira Marley: 'It's better to have a big bum than qualifications in Nigeria'

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

He's been attacked by pastors and jailed by the authorities. But the outspoken rapper will not be silenced. He talks about his cult-like following - and the weird rules...
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Leopard shows off its impressive strength as it scales a tree carrying an impala in its jaws

Leopard shows off its impressive strength as it scales a tree carrying an impala in its jaws

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

A leopard at Kruger National Park, South Africa, demonstrates its raw strength as it carries an impala up a tree in its mouth as it looks for somewhere safe to enjoy its catch.
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Warren Gatland plans Lions v All Blacks 'decider' in summer of 2021

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Lucrative match would be warm-up for South Africa tour Lions head coach has discussed idea with New Zealand Rugby Warren Gatland has raised the tantalising prospect of a...
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Africa is on the brink of a Covid-19 catastrophe unless immediate action is taken

Africa is on the brink of a Covid-19 catastrophe unless immediate action is taken

1 day ago   |   The Telegraph


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'There is no magic bullet': the town that turned the tide against HIV

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Lessons learned in Eshowe, South Africa, one of the areas worst hit by the HIV pandemic, are being used against coronavirus Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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Britain braces for WEEKS more lockdown as Dominic Raab chairs Cobra

Britain braces for WEEKS more lockdown as Dominic Raab chairs Cobra

Hopes of the curbs being eased this month are set to be dashed after experts warned the UK has not yet reached the peak of the killer outbreak. The daily death toll surged to... Read more ...

UK lockdown to last until MAY as coronavirus peak still more than week away

UK lockdown to last until MAY as coronavirus peak still more than week away

BRITAIN could remain on lockdown until May amid warnings that the peak of the coronavirus outbreak is still 10 days away. Senior politicians have raised the prospect that... Read more ...

Call for care home coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland to be disclosed as...

Call for care home coronavirus deaths in Northern Ireland to be disclosed as fears of 'clusters' grow

Health chiefs have been urged to be more transparent about how many coronavirus deaths have occurred in care homes across Northern Ireland. Read more ...

Ministers FINALLY set to review UK lockdown extension in emergency meeting

Ministers FINALLY set to review UK lockdown extension in emergency meeting

MINISTERS will today sit in an emergency Cobra meeting to discuss whether to extend the UK lockdown. Read more ...

Anthony Fauci says people who recover from the coronavirus should be immune...

Anthony Fauci says people who recover from the coronavirus should be immune through at least September. But some scientists worry that not all patients develop antibodies

Dr. Anthony Fauci says people who recover from the coronavirus will likely be immune should a second wave of infection spread in the early fall. He explained that because the... Read more ...

A reporter asked Trump if he'd pardon Joe Exotic from 'Tiger King' and Trump...

A reporter asked Trump if he'd pardon Joe Exotic from 'Tiger King' and Trump said he'd look into it

President Donald Trump joked at his Wednesday press briefing that he would "take a look" at pardoning Joe Exotic from Netflix's "Tiger King." The now-famous zookeeper is... Read more ...

Donald Trump says he will 'look at' pardoning Tiger King's Joe Exotic

Donald Trump says he will 'look at' pardoning Tiger King's Joe Exotic

President Trump said he would look at pardoning Joe Exotic, the star of the Netflix series 'Tiger King' who is currently serving 22 years in prison for a murder-for-hire plot. Read more ...

Ruby Princess: Police raid Sydney cruise ship to seize black box after...

Ruby Princess: Police raid Sydney cruise ship to seize black box after coronavirus deaths

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Linda Tripp, who secretly taped Monica Lewinsky talking about sex with Bill...

Linda Tripp, who secretly taped Monica Lewinsky talking about sex with Bill Clinton, dies aged 70

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Calls for New Zealand's election to be delayed because of the coronavirus crisis

Calls for New Zealand's election to be delayed because of the coronavirus crisis

The opposition and deputy prime minister in New Zealand believe COVID-19 has cast doubt on the country's election timing. Read more ...