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WHO Chief: Pandemic Will End When World Chooses

"The pandemic will end when the world chooses to end it," World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Friday in Geneva about the global COVID-19 outbreak that is now being driven by the delta variant of the coronavirus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and that infections in vaccinated people may be as transmissible as those in the unvaccinated.
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Opinion: Basic Facts About Race in 13 Minutes

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.]. Thumbnail credit: © Chris Huby/Le Pictorium Agency via ZUMA Press. Americans can’t stop talking about race and...
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How 2021’s Venice Dance Biennale is Honoring Germaine Acogny, the Mother of Contemporary African Dance

“I'm obsessed with collaboration, and I like to work with different knowledge sets and present dance in a context that is unusual,” says the multi-award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor. His approach is one that engages wider audiences in dance, making it accessible to all, and it can be felt throughout the program of the 2021 Venice Dance Biennale, where the 51-year-old is marking his first of four years as director.
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Fan View: Africa united after Somalia’s JCCI FC lose players in attack

The incident happened in the city of Kismayo located 500 kilometres (310 miles) southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. Africa is united in grief after Somalian club JCCI FC’s bus was attacked by unknown assailants at the southern city of Kismayo on Friday. According to Europa Press, at least four people...
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Charity alone will not end the calamity of COVID-19 in Africa

Last year, American billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, was roundly condemned by many for peddling racist stereotypes of African helplessness after he warned that the coronavirus pandemic could overwhelm public health services within the continent and lead to 10 million deaths. And as the pandemic seemed to bypass the continent, Western media puzzlement over why Africans were not dying at the rates Americans and Europeans were, and why the expected biblical scenes of plague-ravaged Black masses had not materialised, were similarly met with outrage.
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In South Africa, Poachers Now Traffic in Tiny Succulent Plants

STEINKOPF, South Africa — On a moonless night in the desert in the far west of South Africa, Avrill Kaffer had just finished making a sale when vehicles with flashing lights emerged out of the darkness and an officer from the Stock Theft and Endangered Species Unit leapt from behind a nearby bush, ordering him to the ground.
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Somalia and AU discuss contested post-Amisom report

ADDIS ABABA (HORN OBSERVER) - Somalia has reiterated its concern over a recent AU report on Somalia barely two weeks after an independent assessment by the Africa Union on an exit strategy for Amisom released called for a hybrid AU-UN force to take over from Amisom in 2022. Somali Foreign...
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Why August is A Month Feared by Many!

Traditionally people are afraid of August because it has a bad reputation and some actually believe it lasts longer than other months. You may have heard of the belief that August is a month that takes a long time to end and brings bad omens, so much so that it is known as the month of the “mad dog.” But, of course, all of this has to do with the harvest.
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