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Locusts Are Ravaging the Horn of Africa - Covid-19 Is Making Things Worse

Locusts Are Ravaging the Horn of Africa - Covid-19 Is Making Things Worse

1 day ago   |   Gizmodo

The bugs pose an unprecedented threat to nutrition and health in the region, which is exacerbated by the current pandemic.
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BBC's Noughts and Crosses real-life filming locations used to create Albion

BBC's Noughts and Crosses real-life filming locations used to create Albion

1 day ago   |   The Mirror

Noughts and Crosses filming locations in South Africa including the Cape Town hotspots used in the series
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Predator takes its time drilling Morocco

1 day ago   |   Energy Voice

Predator Oil & Gas is biding its time in Morocco for its drilling programme as the country faces a mounting coronavirus outbreak. The rig the company intends to use is at a...
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Africa's biggest city lies empty: Deserted streets in Lagos after Nigeria locks down its capital

Africa's biggest city lies empty: Deserted streets in Lagos after Nigeria locks down its capital

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Businesses were closed, markets abandoned and streets empty as Nigeria's usually chaotic megacity of 20 million shuddered to a halt on the first full day of a two-week shutdown.
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Cricket Ireland coach Graham Ford: 'Catching a flight was the dumbest but bravest move I've ever made'

Cricket Ireland coach Graham Ford: 'Catching a flight was the dumbest but bravest move I've ever made'

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Cricket Ireland's Head Coach Graham Ford would fly to Durban to visit his family before meeting up with the Ireland Wolves squad when...
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British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa could feature evening kick-offs to avoid Tokyo 2020 Olympics clash

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Rearranged Olympic Games produces a direct clash with all three Lions Tests against the Springboks, but kick-off times are set to move to avoid any crossover with events in Tokyo
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Dad self-isolates in campervan - but told daughter he was in Africa

Dad self-isolates in campervan - but told daughter he was in Africa

2 days ago   |   The Mirror

Professor Julian Bayliss was self-isolating after returning from Ethiopia with mild symptoms, and didn't tell his four-year-old daughter so she wouldn't get upset
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World oil output may fall by 10million barrels a day, IHS Says

2 days ago   |   Energy Voice

IHS Markit expects as much as 10 million barrels a day of world oil production to be cut or shut-in from April through June as storage fills up and demand craters due to the...
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Coronavirus live news: US has twice as many cases as China as study shows higher risk from middle age

2 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Global cases pass 750,000; Moscow locks down 12m people; Isis prisoners riot in Syria. Follow the latest updates Coronavirus latest: at a glance New study reveals increased...
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Long after some hominins were bipedal, others stuck to the trees

Long after some hominins were bipedal, others stuck to the trees

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / The excavation site where the bones were found. We already know that, at various points in our species' past, several hominin species were wandering around Africa...
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Eddie Jones signs new deal to stay on as England head coach and lead them...

Eddie Jones signs new deal to stay on as England head coach and lead them into 2023 World Cup

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Tiger King's Joe Exotic ‘killed horse and fed it to tigers' on camera as...

Tiger King's Joe Exotic ‘killed horse and fed it to tigers' on camera as producer says series ‘didn't go far enough'

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The Open to be CANCELLED for first time since World War II due to coronavirus

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THE OPEN will be CANCELLED for the first time since the end of World War II due to the coronavirus pandemic, a report claims. Golf Digest say the R&A, who organise golf's... Read more ...

US coronavirus death toll hits 5,000 just 24 hours after reaching 4K mark as...

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Why Tiger King sucks: Jackie O says the Netflix documentary is boring

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Netflix documentary series Tiger King may be the most-watched show in Australia right now, but Jackie 'O' Henderson doesn't see what all the fuss is about. Read more ...

Eddie Jones: England head coach set to sign new deal until 2023 World Cup

Eddie Jones: England head coach set to sign new deal until 2023 World Cup

England head coach Eddie Jones is set to sign a new contract which will keep him in charge until the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France. Read more ...

Roger Federer ‘devastated' as Wimbledon is cancelled due to coronavirus crisis

Roger Federer ‘devastated' as Wimbledon is cancelled due to coronavirus crisis

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