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After Trump criticism, UN chief says now not the time to assess virus response

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that now was not the time to assess the global response to the coronavirus pandemic, calling instead for the international community to focus on working in solidarity to stop the virus.

Monster cyclone Harold tears through Fiji

A deadly Pacific storm slammed into Fiji yesterday, tearing off roofs and flooding towns, after leaving a trail of destruction in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Bezos tops Forbes list  of billionaires, again

Bezos tops Forbes list of billionaires, again

Not even a nearly $40 billion divorce can topple Amazon (AMZN) founder and CEO Jeff Bezos from being the world’s richest person. For

SA minister put on leave for flouting lockdown

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday placed on special leave a minister seen lunching at a friend’s house in violation of the

No, these videos do not show recent looting in South Africa

No, these videos do not show recent looting in South Africa

A couple of videos shared this month on Facebook purportedly show recent lootings in shops in South Africa, while the country undergoes a 21-day lockdown to minimise the spread of the novel coronavirus. However, both videos show footage of earlier looting incidents and were already circulating online last year.

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