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South Africa Begins Nationwide Coronavirus Lockdown

South Africans on Friday began the first day of a three-week nationwide lockdown aimed at stemming the tide of coronavirus cases, now topping 900 in South Africa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa …

British Prime Minister Has Coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Downing Street statement. In a video announcement Friday on his Twitter account, Johnson said he has “a …

The disposal of the site formerly occupied by the Institute of Tourism Studies

The Auditor General, Charles Deguara presented to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Anglu Farrugia, the National Audit Office (NAO) Report titled ‘ The disposal of the site …

The Other Pandemic: World Urged to Learn TB Lessons

PARIS – With the death toll soaring past 300,000 this year and a quarter of humanity now infected, the pandemic shows no signs of abating as it spreads invisibly throughout …

PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR HOME AFFAIRS, NATIONAL SECURITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT More than 2,500 spot-checks carried out in 10 days

In the first ten days since spot-checks began, more than 2,500 spot-checks were carried out on persons who should be observing mandatory quarantine. Minister for Home Affairs, National Security and …

UNHCR Refugee and Migrant Arrivals to Europe in 2019 (Mediterranean) (January – December 2019)

OVERVIEW

Between 1 January and 31 December 2019, some 123,700 refugees and migrants arrived via the three Mediterranean routes1 from North Africa and Turkey – 13% less compared to arrivals …