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Masks do reduce spread of flu and some coronaviruses, study finds

Masks do reduce spread of flu and some coronaviruses, study finds

Published 03/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Face masks could help limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers who studied the effect of surgical masks on [more…]

Video game ‘Legends’ do battle for $1 million

Video game ‘Legends’ do battle for $1 million

Published 08/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Two teams of young video gamers from Europe and China will do virtual battle on Sunday - and there’s more than $1 [more…]

Humankind’s ancestral ‘homeland’ pinpointed in Botswana

Humankind’s ancestral ‘homeland’ pinpointed in Botswana

Published 28/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A large ancient wetlands region spanning northern Botswana - once teeming with life but now dominated by desert and salt flats - [more…]

NFL: Packers end era of playing it safe with McCarthy firing

NFL: Packers end era of playing it safe with McCarthy firing

Published 03/12/2018

(Reuters) - When the Green Bay Packers fired head coach Mike McCarthyon Sunday they ended an era that many believed kept them stuck in an [more…]

Namibian president wants land expropriated to boost black ownership

Namibian president wants land expropriated to boost black ownership

Published 01/10/2018

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia’s president called on Monday for a change to the constitution to allow the government to expropriate land and re-distribute it to [more…]

Goldman Sachs buys personal finance start-up Clarity Money

Goldman Sachs buys personal finance start-up Clarity Money

Published 15/04/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc bought Clarity Money, a personal finance startup, to bolster its Marcus online lending business, it said Sunday. [more…]

Guillermo del Toro wins Directors Guild top award for ‘The Shape of Wa

Guillermo del Toro wins Directors Guild top award for ‘The Shape of Wa

Published 04/02/2018

Hollywood directors named Guillermo del Toro the best film director of 2017 for "The Shape of Water" on Saturday, placing the Mexican filmmaker and the film in a strong position for the movie world’s top honors, the Oscars, in March. [more…]

White tiger, dark horse: North Korean art market heats up

White tiger, dark horse: North Korean art market heats up

Published 04/10/2017

Lin Wong, Giselda Vagnoni and Fanny Potkin [more…]

Athletics: Fredericks provisionally suspended over possible ethics breach

Athletics: Fredericks provisionally suspended over possible ethics breach

Published 17/07/2017

Former Namibian sprinter and IAAF Council member Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended from athletics pending an investigation into a potential ethics violation, the sport's governing body said on Monday.

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South Africa confirms two more cases of H5N8 bird flu on poultry farms

Published 12/07/2017

South Africa's agricultural department confirmed on Wednesday two more outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu have been detected on commercial layer farms in the provinces of Gauteng and Mpumalanga.

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