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  • Miriam Makeba: 9 passports, no pass May 26, 2020
    In this poetic commentary on Dathini Mzayiya’s video portrait of Miriam Makeba, Lindokuhle Nkosi inscribes moments of death, spiritual calling, sorrow and exile born by Makeba, during her singular and passionate life The post Miriam Makeba: 9 passports, no pass appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India May 26, 2020
    A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now The post Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic May 26, 2020
    Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future The post What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective May 26, 2020
    The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year The post Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Two dead in new ANC KwaZulu-Natal killings May 26, 2020
    A Mtubatuba councillor and a Hammarsdale ANC Youth League leader were shot yesterday near their homes The post Two dead in new ANC KwaZulu-Natal killings appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean May 26, 2020
    About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections The post The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Workers with noncompliant bosses can now access Covid-19 relief scheme May 26, 2020
    Last week the department of labour announced that more than R14-billion had been paid to workers, but some are still struggling to access the fund The post Workers with noncompliant bosses can now access Covid-19 relief scheme appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • “I was just running along with police as they dragged her” May 26, 2020
    Sumy Sadurni describes the photo she captured of Stella Nyanzi being arrested by police in Kampala The post “I was just running along with police as they dragged her” appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • Armed militants wage war on Burkina Faso’s schools May 26, 2020
    A survivor tells of how Islamists carrying AK-47s arrived on motorbikes, forced fleeing children to lie on the ground and beat teachers before setting a building on fire The post Armed militants wage war on Burkina Faso’s schools appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
  • End the pandemic of violence against women activists May 25, 2020
    In countries such as Uganda, Zimbabwe and Egypt female champions are beaten up, sexually abused, jailed and even "disappeared" The post End the pandemic of violence against women activists appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

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  • Child labour, marriages on rise in Yemen as COVID spreads: UN agency May 26, 2020
    The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday its work in Yemen was near a "potential breaking point" as coronavirus spreads in the war-damaged country, with rising numbers of families resorting to begging, child labour and marrying of children. The post Child labour, marriages on rise in Yemen as COVID spreads: UN agency appeared first on […]
  • Masks too dangerous for children under 2, Japan medical group says May 26, 2020
    Children under the age of two shouldn't wear masks because they can make breathing difficult and increase the risk of choking, a Japan medical group said, launching an urgent appeal to parents as the country reopens from the coronavirus crisis. The post Masks too dangerous for children under 2, Japan medical group says appeared first […]
  • Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus May 26, 2020
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on Monday after the number of infections fell across the country, but warned that it could be reimposed if the virus started spreading again. The post Japan lifts Tokyo’s state of emergency, eyes fresh stimulus appeared first on SABC […]
  • New Zealand hit by second earthquake in two days May 26, 2020
    New Zealand's capital shook for a second consecutive day on Tuesday after a magnitude 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit Wellington, data from monitor Geo Net showed. The post New Zealand hit by second earthquake in two days appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current […]
  • China reports 7 new mainland COVID-19 cases vs 11 a day earlier May 26, 2020
    China reported 7 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the mainland as of end-May 25, up from 11 a day earlier, the National Health Commission reported. The post China reports 7 new mainland COVID-19 cases vs 11 a day earlier appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all […]
  • Study shows 8 000 additional deaths in Mexican capital as coronavirus rages May 26, 2020
    Mexico’s capital registered 8 072 more deaths in the first five months this year than the average from the same period over the past four years, an analysis by independent researchers showed on Monday, suggesting a possible surge due to the coronavirus. The post Study shows 8 000 additional deaths in Mexican capital as coronavirus […]
  • Australia to outline economic recovery plans as lockdowns ease May 26, 2020
    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Tuesday outline his government's plans to revive the sputtering economy, but is expected to warn a recovery will take between three to five years. The post Australia to outline economic recovery plans as lockdowns ease appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport […]
  • Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll May 25, 2020
    Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according to the country's Health Ministry. The post Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African […]
  • France again ranks No. 4 in COVID-19 deaths as Spain revises tally May 25, 2020
    France again ranked fourth in coronavirus deaths after the United States, Britain and Italy, as Spain revised its tally down by nearly 2 000 on Monday. The post France again ranks No. 4 in COVID-19 deaths as Spain revises tally appeared first on SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of […]
  • UK to reopen thousands of shops in easing of coronavirus lockdown: Johnson May 25, 2020
    Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, setting out a timetable for businesses as part of moves to ease the coronavirus lockdown. The post UK to reopen thousands of shops in easing of coronavirus lockdown: Johnson appeared first on SABC […]