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WHO: Globally, One in Seven COVID-19 Infections Among Health Care Workers

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday called on governments worldwide to provide their health workers with the proper protection, as new data shows about one in seven – and in some cases, one in three – of all COVID-19 infections are among health care workers. During a WHO briefing Thursday in Geneva, the director-general said […]

Trump’s Advantage Over Biden on Economy Slipping

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While former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden has held a steady six or seven-point lead over President Donald Trump in the national public opinion polls, Trump has held one clear advantage over Biden — on the question of who voters believe is best suited to handle a troubled economy. As recently as mid-August, a CNN […]

PDL increases to $17 200 – ZimStat

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The Chronicle Oliver Kazunga, Senior Business Reporter THE Poverty Datum Line (PDL) for an average family of five rose to $17 244,07 last month signifying a 10,7 percent increase from the month of July rate of $15 572, 85, statistics from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency have shown. According to Zimstat, PDL measures the basic […]

Human Rights Watch: Xenophobic Attacks Against Foreigners in South Africa Routine, Sometimes Lethal

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MARYLAND —  Human Rights Watch says xenophobic harassment and violence against African and Asian foreigners living in South Africa are routine and sometimes lethal. In a report released Thursday, Human Rights Watch said despite the March 2019 adoption of a government action plan to combat xenophobia, the government has “done very little to ensure that […]

‘Africa remains a prime investment destination’

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The Chronicle Business Reporter DESPITE the disruptive economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Africa is still a prime investment destination. Regional economic experts affirmed this position during a recent African Development Bank (AfDB) webinar for Asian audiences, which also noted that the policy recommendations of the African Economic Outlook Supplement could be regarded as important […]