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  • 10 July 2020 July 9, 2020
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  • The case against Floyd Shivambu July 9, 2020
    The flow of money from VBS Bank would seem to suggest that the EFF’s second-in-command was an ultimate beneficiary of proceeds of a crime The post The case against Floyd Shivambu appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Book extract: Media critique is not a crime July 9, 2020
    Journalists need to value criticism of their work to the same degree they value press freedom, argues Julie Reid in this extract from ‘Tell Our Story: Multiplying Voices in the News Media’ The post Book extract: Media critique is not a crime appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • On language, power and privilege in tertiary education July 9, 2020
    Advocates of retaining Afrikaans as a language of instruction are blind to their own prejudices The post On language, power and privilege in tertiary education appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Back in time to meals on wheels July 9, 2020
    Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller The post Back in time to meals on wheels appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Jury’s out on green recovery July 9, 2020
    Public-private partnerships and big infrastructure builds have been suggested as ways to boost South Africa’s flagging economy. Another option to consider is green bonds, which would also help achieve climate crisis goals The post Jury’s out on green recovery appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Taxis: The illegitimate children of Mzansi’s transport industry July 9, 2020
    It is clear that the democratic government has failed the taxi industry, not only now during the Covid-19 pandemic, but for decades. The post Taxis: The illegitimate children of Mzansi’s transport industry appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Most Gauteng, Western Cape schools in hotspots July 9, 2020
    Out of more than 25 000 schools in the country, 8 047 were in hotspots and 6 995 of these were public schools. And most of Gauteng’s and the Western Cape’s schools are in hotspots The post Most Gauteng, Western Cape schools in hotspots appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic July 9, 2020
    The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols The post People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Toxic dust from an abandoned mine coupled with Covid-19 is a tinderbox July 9, 2020
    Covid-19 is not the first health crisis to plague Snake Park. For decades the residents have lived with the mine, which they say blows clouds of dust into their homes The post Toxic dust from an abandoned mine coupled with Covid-19 is a tinderbox appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

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  • Singaporeans begin voting with masks and gloves under COVID-19 cloud July 10, 2020
    Singaporeans wearing masks and gloves began casting their ballot on Friday under the cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic that is pushing the city-state’s economy towards its deepest recession and has made concerns over jobs the focus of the election. The post Singaporeans begin voting with masks and gloves under COVID-19 cloud appeared first on SABC […]
  • US coronavirus cases rise by over 55 000 for third day in a row July 10, 2020
    The United States reported more than 56 300 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the third day in a row infections have risen by at least 55 000, according to a Reuters tally. The post US coronavirus cases rise by over 55 000 for third day in a row appeared first on SABC News - Breaking […]
  • Bolivia’s President Anez has tested positive for coronavirus July 9, 2020
    Bolivia's President Jeanine Anez said on Thursday she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The post Bolivia’s President Anez has tested positive for coronavirus appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader..
  • WHO promises ‘honest evaluation’ of how world handled COVID-19 July 9, 2020
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday it was setting up an independent panel to review its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the response by governments. The post WHO promises ‘honest evaluation’ of how world handled COVID-19 appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all […]
  • Coronavirus records in Florida, Texas and California erode hopes of economic revival July 9, 2020
    Record-breaking rises in coronavirus cases and deaths in several US states are dimming hopes of a quick economic recovery as data shows shoppers staying out of stores in areas where cases are rising the most. The post Coronavirus records in Florida, Texas and California erode hopes of economic revival appeared first on SABC News - […]
  • Court allows prosecutor access to Trump’s financial records July 9, 2020
     The United States Supreme Court has ruled that a New York Prosecutor can have access to President Donald Trump’s financial records as part of a grand jury criminal investigation, pouring cold water on assertions that the President enjoyed absolute immunity while in office.  The post Court allows prosecutor access to Trump’s financial records appeared first […]
  • Liberia’s Sirleaf to co-lead panel to evaluate global COVID-19 response July 9, 2020
    The World Health Organisation ( WHO) has announced the initiation of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR) to evaluate the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Former President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark will co-chair the panel. The post Liberia’s Sirleaf to co-lead […]
  • Mexico posts new case record to overtake Spain; official says virus ‘slowing’ July 9, 2020
    Mexico on Wednesday posted afresh record for new coronavirus cases reported on a single day,with 6,995 infections, overtaking Spain to register the world'seighth highest case count, according to a Reuters tally. The post Mexico posts new case record to overtake Spain; official says virus ‘slowing’ appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, […]
  • US coronavirus cases rise by over 60 000, setting single-day record July 9, 2020
    The United States reported more than 60 000 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the biggest increase ever reported by a country in a single day, according to a Reuters tally. The post US coronavirus cases rise by over 60 000, setting single-day record appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, […]
  • New US CDC school reopening guidelines promised after Trump complains July 9, 2020
    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to issue new guidelines for reopening schools, Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump criticised the agency’s recommendations as too expensive and impractical. The post New US CDC school reopening guidelines promised after Trump complains appeared first on SABC News - Breaking […]