A former anti-apartheid activist, Tshabalala-Msimang spent nearly 30 years in exile. "We pay homage to this gallant fighter and will forever treasure the contribution she made in the struggle for liberation and the building of our democracy," the ANC said in a statement. … [Read more...] about South African minister who championed food to treat Aids dies
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Alarm bells started ringing that the nerve centre of the government's crisis response had been compromised when chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty and top Downing Street adviser Dominic Cummings also began showing symptoms. Meetings have since taken place via videolink. … [Read more...] about Dominic Raab promises ‘the PM’s in safe hands and getting excellent care’ as he stands in to run the nation and says ‘the government’s business will continue’ after Boris Johnson goes into intensive care
"The Great Green Wall is an inspiring and ambitious attempt to find an urgent solution to two of the major challenges of the 21st century, namely desertification and the loss of fertile soil," said Janani Vivekananda, climate consultant at adelphi, a Berlin-based think tank on climate, environment and development. … [Read more...] about What happened to Africa’s ambitious green belt project?
Tom Phillips, the editor of the factchecking organisation Full Fact, said it warned last summer about the growing prevalence of 5G health claims. But in recent weeks debunked claims about 5G had been transformed, potentially aided by the creation of new local Facebook and WhatsApp groups to help support neighbours during the pandemic. Google Trends data suggests British interest in 5G theories exploded in the final days of March, shortly after the lockdown was imposed. … [Read more...] about How false claims about 5G health risks spread into the mainstream
Clearly not full from his huge portion, David also revealed he had cracked open the Viennetta, telling fans he was only allowed the ice cream treat 'on special occasions when I was a little boy.' … [Read more...] about ‘Just had to be done!’ David Beckham debuts his shaved head after hiding his new hairstyle under a cap during family dinner while in lockdown