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Life Returning To Normal In Nigeria, SA, Others As COVID-19 Fears Linger

  “Things are getting back to normal, even though it will never be like it was before,” says a relieved Petunia Maseko, relaxing in a bar in South Africa’s Soweto township. Africa has weathered the coronavirus pandemic relatively well in terms of infections and deaths, though its economies have been badly ravaged. While many nations … Continue reading Life Returning To Normal In Nigeria, SA, Others As COVID-19 Fears Linger

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Partial COVID-19 Lockdown In Madrid As US Deaths Near 200,000

  A million people in and around the Spanish capital on Monday were under new “stay-at-home” orders to contain another coronavirus surge, as the US death toll neared 200,000. But unlike other nations that are tightening curbs to battle outbreaks, India pressed ahead with its measures to kickstart its battered economy, reopening the Taj Mahal … Continue reading Partial COVID-19 Lockdown In Madrid As US Deaths Near 200,000

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Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Signs Of Success In Early Trials

  Patients involved in early tests of a Russian coronavirus vaccine developed antibodies with “no serious adverse events”, according to research published in The Lancet Friday, but experts said the trials were too small to prove safety and effectiveness. Russia announced last month that its vaccine, named “Sputnik V” after the Soviet-era satellite that was … Continue reading Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Signs Of Success In Early Trials

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Majestic Hamilton Wins In Belgium To Close In On Schumacher Record

  Lewis Hamilton stretched his lead in the drivers’ world championship and closed to within two wins of Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record of 91 on Sunday with a majestic, if ultimately tense, Belgian Grand Prix victory. The series leader and six-time champion registered his 89th career win with another flawless drive to take his … Continue reading Majestic Hamilton Wins In Belgium To Close In On Schumacher Record

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‘Black Panther’ Star Boseman Dies At 43 After Battle With Cancer

  Chadwick Boseman, star of the groundbreaking superhero movie “Black Panther,” has died after a private four-year battle with colon cancer, his publicist told AFP Friday. Boseman, 43, never publicly discussed his condition and continued to work on major Hollywood films during and between “countless” operations and chemotherapy, his family said in a statement. “It … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Star Boseman Dies At 43 After Battle With Cancer

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Nigerian Nurse Escapes From ISWAP Captivity During Military Air Raid

  A Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) set up to rid the Lake Chad region of terrorists on Wednesday said it had helped to facilitate the return of a Nigerian nurse from the grip of the ISWAP, a terrorist organisation. The MNJTF comprises units of military personnel from Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. In … Continue reading Nigerian Nurse Escapes From ISWAP Captivity During Military Air Raid

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Nigerian Nurse Abducted Since January Escape From ISWAP Captivity

  A male Nigerian nurse abducted by the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) since the beginning of 2020 has escaped from the captivity of the terrorists. The return of the healthcare worker, whose name and organisation was withheld, was facilitated by the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF). This was revealed in a statement on … Continue reading Nigerian Nurse Abducted Since January Escape From ISWAP Captivity

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Bollywood’s Bachchan Back At Work As India Relaxes On-Set Rules

  Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is back at work filming India’s version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” following a bout of COVID-19, while authorities eased coronavirus curbs on movie and TV shoots. A blanket ban on studio activity in March dealt a huge blow to India’s cinema and TV industries, hitting not just … Continue reading Bollywood’s Bachchan Back At Work As India Relaxes On-Set Rules

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