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Vizicelo Zondani: South African rugby player dies in illegal game that breached Covid protocols (source — www.independent.co.uk) 28/10/2020 11:38:57

Vizicelo Sebenza Zondani died on Saturday while playing for Border Rugby Club in a tournament despite all amateur games being cancelled for the rest of 2020

15 Foodie Gift Ideas That’ll Make You Seriously Hungry (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 28/10/2020 09:00:24

HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Prices and availability subject to change.If you’re looking for foodie gift inspiration ahead of the festive season, ...

Malaysian makes final 10 for RM4.1 mln Global Teacher Prize 2020 (source — www.thesundaily.my) 28/10/2020 08:59:32

KUALA LUMPUR: English language teacher Samuel Isaiah from Sekolah Kebangsaan Runchang school, Muadzam Shah, Pahang, has been named as one of the top 10 finalists for the Global Teacher Prize 2020, in ...

South Africa’s health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize and his wife test positive for coronavirus, as cases rise (source — www.independent.co.uk) 19/10/2020 18:22:18

South Africa’s health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has announced that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19 and warned of a possible resurgence of the disease in the country

South Africa's health minister gets COVID-19, as cases rise (source — www.independent.co.uk) 19/10/2020 17:08:25

South Africa’s health minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has announced that he and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19 and warned of a possible resurgence of the disease in the country

Coronavirus live news: Chinese economy grows 4.9%; US cases rise in 48 states (source — www.theguardian.com) 19/10/2020 06:36:11

Italy introduces new restrictions; Dr Fauci says he was ‘absolutely not’ surprised that Trump caught coronavirus; South African health minister tests positive. Follow the latest updatesEurope’s Covid ...

Coronavirus live news: Dr Fauci 'absolutely not' surprised Trump got Covid; US cases rising in 48 states (source — www.theguardian.com) 19/10/2020 04:01:34

Italy introduces new restrictions; Dr Fauci says he was ‘absolutely not’ surprised that Trump caught coronavirus; South African health minister tests positive. Follow the latest updatesEurope’s Covid ...

Coronavirus live news: global infections near 40m as US Covid cases rise in all but two states (source — www.theguardian.com) 19/10/2020 01:45:29

Italy introduces new restrictions; Trump to hold Nevada rally; South African health minister tests positive. Follow the latest updatesEurope’s Covid fight takes a turn for the worsePolice disperse dri...

Coronavirus live news: Italy brings in new restrictions amid record cases (source — www.theguardian.com) 18/10/2020 23:28:29

Mayors will be able to impose 9pm curfews; Senior PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat in hospital; Switzerland to introduce more measures on Monday – follow liveEurope’s Covid fight takes a turn for the worseP...

ECB reveals new County Championship structure and South Africa tour boost (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/10/2020 17:32:13

Three divisions of six counties for summer of 2021 England’s tour next month set to get green lightSome clarity is emerging during what are uncertain times for cricket with news of a restructured Coun...

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