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24 May 2022
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Monkeypox can be stopped outside endemic countries – WHO

The monkeypox outbreaks in non-endemic countries can be contained and human-to-human transmission of the virus stopped, the World Health Organization said Monday. Fewer than 200… 2 min read 24/05/2022 The monkeypox outbreaks in non-endemic countries can be contained and human-to-human transmission of the virus stopped, the World Health Organization said Monday. Fewer than 200 confirmed and suspected cases had been recorded so far, the WHO’s emerging disease lead Maria Van Kerkhove said. “This is a containable situation, particularly in the […]

24 May 2022
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At Bucha market, life goes on ‘so we don’t go mad’

Most stalls still have their shutters down but the reopening of the market in Bucha marks a return to a semblance of normality for this Ukrainian town synonymous with war crimes. Barely visible behind the piles of eggs on her stall, Nataliya Morgun, 69, remembers how cold it was in March when the Russian troops entered Bucha, just outside Kyiv. She also recalls the silence when the guns stopped firing because most of the residents in Bucha had fled. “Thank […]

23 May 2022
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Police launch manhunt after three family members gunned down in Khayelitsha

Three members of the same family were shot and killed on Sunday in Ekuphumleni, Khayelitsha. According to Western Cape police, Lingelethu police were called out… 1 min read 23/05/2022 Three members of the same family were shot and killed on Sunday in Ekuphumleni, Khayelitsha. According to Western Cape police, Lingelethu police were called out to Lindelwa Street on Sunday evening where they found the bodies of two men and a woman with gunshot wounds. It is alleged that two armed […]

23 May 2022
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Inside ANC finance committee meeting: ‘Zondo has diverted attention away from us’

As the clock on the wall swung past 2pm, the Comrades filtered into the room many of them walking past a poster announcing that the… 2 min read 23/05/2022 As the clock on the wall swung past 2pm, the Comrades filtered into the room many of them walking past a poster announcing that the ANC finance committee would meet at “10am sharp”. The VIP security man at the door noted, absently, that this wasn’t a late start by the Comrades’ […]

23 May 2022
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Colombia leading presidential candidate Petro holds closing campaign rally

Colombia’s leading presidential candidates, left-wing Gustavo Petro and centre-right Federico Gutierrez held their closing campaign rallies on Sunday. Petro’s followers gathered in Bogota to show… 1 min read 23/05/2022 Colombia’s leading presidential candidates, left-wing Gustavo Petro and centre-right Federico Gutierrez held their closing campaign rallies on Sunday. Petro’s followers gathered in Bogota to show their support. A pen is more important than a gun and we’ll prove it on Sunday, Petro said. In recent polls, Petro, a former guerrilla who […]

23 May 2022
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Sars offers to increase staff salaries using tax collector’s savings

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) says staff salary increases will be paid out from last year’s savings. Projected savings from the current year (2022/23)… 1 min read 23/05/2022 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) says staff salary increases will be paid out from last year’s savings. Projected savings from the current year (2022/23) has also been approved for people costs. The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) and Public Servants Association of South Africa (PSA) had declared […]

23 May 2022
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Global food crisis: fears grow that Russian blockade may unleash famine

Staring out over Ukraine’s seemingly endless wheat fields near Odessa, Dmitriy Matulyak has a difficult time imagining that so many people may starve soon as another bountiful harvest nears. The war has been hard on the 62-year-old farmer. On the first day of invasion, an airstrike hit one of his warehouses, incinerating over 400 tons of animal feed as Russian troops fanned out from their bases in the Crimean Peninsula and seized large chunks of southern Ukraine. “My voice trembles […]

23 May 2022
23 May 2022
23 May 2022