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Cops Face Three Counts Of Murder And Other Serious Charges Amid Lockdown – Since SA was placed under lockdown four days ago, police officers are facing three counts of murder and other serious charges as a result of their alleged use of excessive force. [news24]
COVID-19 Cases Up To 1 326 In SA, As Third Death Is Recorded – President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday night revealed the new statistics. [timeslive]
Fox News Concerned About “Potential Legal Action” Over Its Misleading Coronavirus Coverage – There’s a real concern inside the network that their early downplaying of the coronavirus actually exposes Fox News to potential legal action. [salon]
More Than 3 000 People In The US Have Died From Coronavirus – Each day sees more reports of deaths than the previous day. There were more than 500 reports of deaths from coronavirus on Monday, the most death reports in a single day in the United States. [cnn]
Coronavirus: Italy Extends Lockdown Amid Hopes Of Turning Corner – The number of new coronavirus infections reported on Monday was 1,648, as opposed to 3,815 the previous day. [bbc]
COVID-19 Fight To Enter House-To-House Testing Phase – The testing programme, which will be carried out by 10 000 field workers visiting people at home, was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday night in a televised address to the nation. [mg]
Missouri Man Planned To Bomb Hospital During Pandemic To Get Attention For White Supremacist Views – Timothy Wilson, 36, died March 24 when the FBI sought to arrest him after a six-month investigation. [nbcnews]
How To Make An Application For TERS, The Temporary Employee / Employer Relief Scheme – Many business owners have been wondering and waiting for news on how to apply for the COVID-19 TERS relief fund. [here]
Coronavirus Fake News: How The British Government Misled The Public For Weeks – The UK authorities told the public at least eight times from January to March that coronavirus posed a “very low” or “low” risk. [dailymaverick]
The Mathematics Of Predicting The Course Of The Coronavirus – Epidemiologists are using complex models to help policymakers get ahead of the Covid-19 pandemic. But the leap from equations to decisions is a long one. [wired]
What The Moody’s Downgrade Means For SA – It was perhaps no surprise that ratings agency Moody’s finally downgraded South Africa’s credit rating to junk or sub-investment grade last Friday. [citypress]
Princess Maria Teresa Of Spain Becomes First Royal To Die From Coronavirus – The Princess, who was King of Spain Felipe VI’s cousin, died aged 86 in Paris on Friday. [tribune]
Jack Grealish Apologises For ‘Stupidly’ Ignoring Lockdown To Visit Friend – Without giving details about the incident when a Range Rover crashed into two parked cars, the player admitted he was at the scene. [guardian]
Wayde Van Niekerk, The Eternal Underdog – Injury saw the Olympic champion dubbed an underdog going into the race he won in record-breaking fashion in Rio. But it’s a position he knows well, and now he has an extra year to heal and train. [newframe]
Van Gogh Painting Stolen After Thieves Apparently Smash Dutch Museum Entrance – Museum director Jan Rudolph de Lorm said at a news conference Monday afternoon, “I am shocked and unbelievably pissed off.” [npr]
Nipsey Hussle: Who Killed The Rapper In LA? – Rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed in March 2019 – are we any closer to understanding his death? [bbc]
Model Claudia Schiffer Hired Security To Protect Her Bra And Knickers – Claudia Schiffer says working alongside Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford was ‘insane’ but regrets turning down George Michael. [skynews]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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