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Rapper Naira Marley: 'It's better to have a big bum than qualifications in Nigeria'

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days 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

3 days ago   |   The Telegraph


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

3 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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Global leaders urge G20 to tackle twin health and economic crises

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Letter calls for $8bn emergency fund to bolster health systems in world's poorer countries A group of 165 global leaders has called for immediate and coordinated international...
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WHO slams scientists' 'racist' calls for Africa to be coronavirus vaccine testing ground

WHO slams scientists' 'racist' calls for Africa to be coronavirus vaccine testing ground

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

'Africa cannot and will not be a testing ground for any vaccine,' WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual news conference from Geneva on Monday.
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Video shows speeding car plough into busy petrol station as shoppers miraculously escape death

Video shows speeding car plough into busy petrol station as shoppers miraculously escape death

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

A video shows a car smashing into the building in South Africa where three men had been stood just 10 seconds earlier. All three men escaped unharmed and police are now hunting...
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New renewable energy capacity hit record levels in 2019

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Most new electricity globally was green and coronavirus bailouts must boost this further, says agency Almost three-quarters of new electricity generation capacity built in 2019...
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Bride and groom are bundled into a police car after breaking coronavirus lockdown in South Africa 

Bride and groom are bundled into a police car after breaking coronavirus lockdown in South Africa 

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

South Africa is on its second week of a nation-wide lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus. The bride was forced into the back of a police car wearing her wedding dress in...
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Stanley Johnson warns Boris 'not out of woods yet' as the PM's recovery...

Stanley Johnson warns Boris 'not out of woods yet' as the PM's recovery could take weeks

STANLEY JOHNSON issued an emotional message after his son Prime Minister Boris was moved from intensive care after suffering from coronavirus, as he said Boris "almost took one... Read more ...

Coronavirus: 'Wonderful news' says First Minister as Johnson leaves ICU

Coronavirus: 'Wonderful news' says First Minister as Johnson leaves ICU

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Boris Johnson LEAVES intensive care  

Boris Johnson LEAVES intensive care  

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New York state now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any country in the world

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MGM ordered to turn over unaired Celebrity Apprentice footage in suit...

MGM ordered to turn over unaired Celebrity Apprentice footage in suit against Trump and family

A New York judge ruled Thursday that hundreds of hours of unaired footage from two Celebrity Apprentice episodes be handed over in a lawsuit against Donald Trump. Read more ...

Boris Johnson out of ICU: Is Boris Johnson out of hospital?

Boris Johnson out of ICU: Is Boris Johnson out of hospital?

THE PRIME MINISTER Boris Johnson is now out of intensive care after being admitted on Sunday evening. How is the Prime Minister doing now? Read more ...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold $30 million worth of BNY Mellon...

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold about $30 million worth of Bank of New York Mellon stock this week. The billionaire investor's company flogged close to 860,000 BNY... Read more ...

Fox & Friends host Jedediah Bila becomes the latest TV anchor to test...

Fox & Friends host Jedediah Bila becomes the latest TV anchor to test positive for coronavirus

Fox News anchor Jedediah Bila, 41, announced that she and her husband are both recovering from coronavirus at home in an Instagram post Thursday. Read more ...