Black History Month here in America is really important, because it sheds light on the stories of many African Americans who have fought for justice — whether fighting slavery and for freedom, or fighting for voting rights and equal rights, or fighting for the right to just be seen as human. It’s terrible what African
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The International Monetary Fund has raised its economic outlook for the Middle East and North Africa region’s growth in 2020 by 1.2 percentage points to an overall contraction of 3.8%, showing that despite some progress since the coronavirus pandemic began, it’s still been a brutal year by any account.    Recovery
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South Africa is suspending its rollout of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine after finding it offers limited protection against mild disease caused by the COVID-19 variant discovered there. It follows disappointing results in a trial conducted by the University of the Witwatersrand, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said. The government had been intending to give the AstraZeneca
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NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC anchor Lester Holt It’s time to start thinking about a new business model for news. In the past year or so, nearly every media company has launched a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service. Most haven’t incorporated their full news divisions into the products, which are dominated by entertainment. Disney‘s three
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Katie Price’s son Harvey has returned home after being rushed to hospital shortly after receiving his COVID-19 vaccination. The teenager – who suffers from Prader-Willi syndrome – had been suffering with a high temperature and shaking following his jab on Friday. Harvey, 18, received the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab as his rare genetic condition means he falls
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The government is “very concerned” about low uptake of the coronavirus jab among black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, the vaccines minister has told Sky News. Speaking to Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Nadhim Zahawi said overall COVID-19 vaccine acceptance was “very high”, with data from the Office for National Statistics showing 85% of adults
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