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Fed's Bullard warns of a financial crisis amid pandemic

Fed’s Bullard warns of a financial crisis amid pandemic

Fed’s Bullard warns of a financial crisis amid pandemic. St. Louis Federal Reserve president James Bullard told the Financial Times that a wave of “substantial bankruptcies” triggered by the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a financial crisis. “Without more granular risk management on the part of the health policy, we could get a wave of […]

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China’s factory activity expands, but job losses quicken amid weak exports

China’s factory activity grew at a faster clip in June after the government lifted coronavirus lockdown measures and ramped up support steps, but the health crisis continues to pressure exports and jobs, a private business survey showed on Wednesday. The Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 51.2 last month, the fastest pace of […]

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Ethiopian Protests

Over 50 killed in Ethiopia protests, 35 arrested

Over 50 killed in Ethiopia protests, 35 arrested. July 1: ‘Several’ killed in Ethiopia unrest after singer shot dead Ethiopia’s prime minister says “several people” have been killed in unrest that followed the killing of a popular singer this week. Some reports say over 50 people were killed. Three bombs exploded in the capital Tuesday, […]

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Ethiopian singer and activist Hachalu hundessa killed by gunmen.

Ethiopian singers Death: protest deaths, burial date, net blackout

The BBC is reporting that the burial of famed Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundessa will take place in the town of Ambo in the Oromia region on Thursday, July 2. The musician was assassinated in Addis Ababa according to police in his car, federal police chief Endeshaw Tasew is quoted to have said the assailants followed him and […]

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COVID-19

Double Lives: I become Something Else By Night – by Temple Obike

Today’s episode of let’s talk is, “ I become something else by night”. As a psychotherapist and counselor, you sometimes come across clients whose cases might challenge every ounce of critical thinking skills you may think you possess. This is usually the reason a level of open-mindedness is required on this path. One day you […]

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Burundi labels covid-19 worst enemy

Burundi to boost testing labelling COVID-19 ‘worst enemy’

Burundi’s new president has signaled that his government will take the coronavirus pandemic more seriously than his dead predecessor, calling the virus the country’s “worst enemy” and announcing new screenings. President Evariste Ndayishimiye on Tuesday said the screenings will be launched wherever clusters of cases are suspected, and that soap prices and water bills will […]

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Tanzanian schools reopen

Tanzanian schools reopen amid strict virus protocols

Schools in Tanzania reopened after three months of closure due to the coronavirus. All other levels of schools are now open again, following the earlier reopening of universities and certain high schools at the beginning of June. The government on the other hand has issued stringent measures to be followed even as schools are reopening […]

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Africas Coronavirus statistics today is 18,400+ cases, 966 deaths, 4,344 recoveries

Africa’s coronavirus cases pass 400,000 with over 10,000 deaths

Africa’s coronavirus cases pass 400,000 with over 10,000 deaths. The continental case load crossed the 400,000 mark as of July 1 according to John Hopkins University tallies. The death toll also surpassed 10,000. There are over 201,800 active cases against 193,000 recoveries across Africa. South Africa remains the most impacted with over 150,000 cases from […]

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Sports
Major league baseball wont mention the names of players who tested positive for COVID-19

MLB won’t name players who test positive for COVID-19

When Major League Baseball players land on the injured list this summer, fans will be left to speculate whether the cause was a positive test for the coronavirus. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) will prevent clubs from revealing the names of those who have COVID-19, Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer and […]

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Liverpool urge fans to celebrate title safely amid COVID-19 fears

(Reuters) – Liverpool have condemned the behaviour of fans who gathered in Liverpool city centre for a second night on Friday to celebrate their team’s Premier League title win and urged them to stay at home due to fears of a surge in COVID-19 cases. Soccer fans gather at Liverpool’s Pier Head, during the novel […]

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Entertainment
Ethiopian singer and activist Hachalu hundessa killed by gunmen.

Ethiopian singers Death: protest deaths, burial date, net blackout

The BBC is reporting that the burial of famed Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundessa will take place in the town of Ambo in the Oromia region on Thursday, July 2. The musician was assassinated in Addis Ababa according to police in his car, federal police chief Endeshaw Tasew is quoted to have said the assailants followed him and […]

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Mickey Mouse fans 'over the moon' as Tokyo Disney reopens

Mickey Mouse fans ‘over the moon’ as Tokyo Disney reopens

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Disney Resort welcomed visitors on Wednesday for the first time in four months after being closed due to the coronavirus, with fans practicing social distance as they returned to see Mickey Mouse and other beloved characters. Visitors in face masks queuing on floor marks clapped as the gates of the Magic […]

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How-to
signs your partner may be cheating on you is an article with an African touch by ANTtention Media Africa

Every cheating Partner MUST be doing 4 of these 13 things. Did i omit anything?

Sometime in 2018 after a workshop. A gentleman walked up to me, greeted and asked. “Can you give me a couple of signs that show my partner may be cheating on me”. I was taken aback but today this question comes in every other day. It’s an amazing thing sitting in a quiet corner during […]

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how to identify a stroke ny ANTtention Media Africa

7 things you can do to prevent a stroke

7 things you can do to prevent a stroke Original Article by Harvard Health Publishing Stroke prevention can start today. Protect yourself and avoid stroke, regardless of your age or family history. What can you do to prevent stroke? Age makes us more susceptible to having a stroke, as does having a mother, father, or […]

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LOL Africa
'Darth Vader' enforces lockdown in Philippine village

‘Darth Vader’ enforces lockdown in Philippine village

‘Darth Vader’ enforces lockdown in Philippine village while also handing out relief packages. x With Darth Vader and Stormtrooper outfits made from rubber mats and old plastic, the youth leaders catch the attention of villagers on the outskirts of Manila, who are then reminded to stay indoors. “We tell off residents who still go outdoors […]

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Changing tides . x

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Travel

Airbus CEO sees production down 40% over the next two years

PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus CEO sees production down 40% over the next two years. Airbus (AIR.PA) is assuming a 40% drop in production over the next two years due to the coronavirus crisis, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury was quoted on Monday as saying. x “For the next two years – 2020/21 – we assume that […]

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aviation crisis

Aviation crisis to keep oil demand below pre-virus levels until 2022: IEA

LONDON (Reuters) – Aviation crisis will keep oil demand below pre-virus levels until 2022 x Oil demand is recovering from the greatest fall in its history in 2020, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday, but a drop in flying due to the coronavirus means the world will not return to pre-pandemic demand levels […]

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Odds & Weird-ities

Sex toy sales take off amid Colombia’s coronavirus quarantine

Gerson Monje holds up his cellphone to proudly show off his online sex shop. A red banner reading “sold out!” is plastered across half of the products. Not all businesses are are experiencing sharp drops in sales. While most Colombian businesses suffer during a five-week lockdown meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, one […]

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Superheroes, from near and far, helped Indonesia’s coronavirus battle

Volunteers clad as Superman and Spider-Man sprayed disinfectant against the coronavirus on Indonesia’s island of Java, flanking a colleague wearing the winged helmet of local superhero Gatotkaca who shouted, “Wear masks, wash hands and stay alert.” The trio handed out masks, containers of hand sanitiser and bamboo slit drums, while demonstrating how to correctly wash […]

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