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South Sudan in Focus

The South Sudan government reports two coronavirus patients have recovered from the disease; the U.N. Refugee Agency warns of the potentially devastating effects of COVID-19 on internally displaced persons in South Sudan; and business closures amid the pandemic leads to …

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Leaders Aim to Drum up Billions for Virus Vaccine Research

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – An alliance of world leaders is holding a virtual summit Monday hoping to drum up billions of dollars to fund research into a vaccine for the new coronavirus as well as develop better treatments and more efficient …

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Minnesota Salon Owner Barely Staying Afloat as She Awaits Government Rescue Funds

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA – Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of profiles of Americans struggling with the economic impact caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Kemi Lawani tries to keep up her spirits in the face of financial adversity, …

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Three nabbed with illicit cigarettes

DURBAN : police officers from the EThekwini Central Cluster Task Team arrested three men aged between 29 and 36 after a large quantity of cigarettes were discovered.

Police pounced on the suspects at a building on Prince Street in the …

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Suspect to appear in court for alleged rape of a minor

POTCHEFSTROOM: A 38-year-old suspect is expected to appear in the Klerksdorp Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 5 May 2020 for alleged rape of a 15-year-old minor.

It is alleged that the suspect raped the minor between April and August 2019 …

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