COVID-19 has blown away the myth about ‘First’ and ‘Third’ world competence

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Steven Friedman, University of Johannesburg One of the planet’s – and Africa’s – deepest prejudices is being demolished by the way countries handle COVID-19. For as...

Sri Lanka ships back toxic waste disguised as ‘used mattresses’ from Britain

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Sri Lanka has shipped back container-loads of waste to Britain. The Sri-Lankan government said the waste was brought to the island in violation of international...

US Casts record Historic voter turn out amid coronavirus

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Voters marked the end of an election like no other at the polls on Tuesday. Americans cast a record number of ballots despite a global...

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is the new reality

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Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, which is under construction, is a source of anger for Egypt. ...

WildlifeDirect Issues a Statement against the Lifted Ban on Elephant Hunting in Botswana

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WildlifeDirect does not support the reversal of the Hunting ban in Botswana though we recognize that it is their sovereign right to manage elephants...

Facebook to launch it’s own cryptocurrency in bid to shake up worldwide finance

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by uzalendo team Facebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financial transactions across the...

Zimbabwean Foreign Minister succumbs to COVID-19

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Zimbabwe's foreign affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo died Wednesday, a day after testing positive to COVID-19, acting chief secretary to the president and cabinet George...

UN chief appeals to Bolivian parties to ensure credible elections as President Evo Morales...

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged all concerned parties in Bolivia to “refrain from violence, reduce tension and exercise maximum restraint” in the wake of...

Why it’s important to study coronaviruses in African bats

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The current outbreak of a new coronavirus disease, named COVID-19, raises the question of where diseases like this come from and where the risks...

New Zealand-run lounge labeled best Airport Lounge in North America

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The Star Alliance Lounge Los Angeles received accolade as North America's Leading Airport Lounge in this year’s World Travel Awards. The annual distinction is based...