South Africa detects new Covid-19 variant

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Scientists in South Africa said Thursday they had detected a new Covid-19 variant with multiple mutations, in an announcement that came after a recent rise in infection numbers. “Unfortunately we have detected a new variant which is a reason for concern in South Africa,” virologist Tulio de Oliveira told a hastily-called news conference.

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With the dire humanitarian situation in Tigray, Ethiopia, continuing to deteriorate, it is critical to establish a regular flow of humanitarian aid into the region, the Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday.  NEW YORK, USA, November 25, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Yesterday, almost 40 trucks with humanitarian supplies, including food, left the Afar capital of Semera for Tigray – the first convoy to do so since 18 October.   Meanwhile, trucks containing fuel…

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Jessie J on Wednesday revealed that she suffered a miscarriage in an emotional Instagram post.  The 33-year-old singer shared a picture of a positive pregnancy test and a quote from poet Seyda Noir and tagged her location as “heartbroken.”  In the lengthy caption, she wrote: “Yesterday morning I was laughing with a friend saying ‘seriously…

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A Danish naval patrol killed four pirates in an exchange of fire in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Nigeria, Denmark’s armed forces said on Thursday. “No Danish soldiers were injured, but five pirates were shot,” the military said. “Four of the pirates died. One was injured,” it added. The incident occurred on…

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Kanye West has revealed that he plans to “restore” his family with estranged wife Kim Kardashian despite rumors of her dating SNL comedian Pete Davidson. Ye shared his plans for a possible reconciliation during his visit to the L.A. Mission on Wednesday where he delivered a speech on the importance of being with loved ones.…