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South Africa Has Largely Passed Peak Of Third Covid Wave: President

A nighttime curfew remains in place in South Africa and face masks are still mandatory (File) Johannesberg: South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said the country had “largely” passed the peak of its third coronavirus wave and eased restrictions, including a ban on alcohol sales. The continent’s worst virus-hit country went back into a […]

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Sacking Of Tunisian Parliament Latest Step Along Bumpy Road Since Revolution

TUNIS: Tunisian President Kais Saied sacked the government and froze parliament on Sunday in one of Tunisia’s biggest political crises since the 2011 revolution that introduced democracy. Here is a timeline showing Tunisia’s bumpy decade of democracy and the path to Saied’s decision. * December 2010 – Vegetable seller Mohamed Bouazizi sets himself on fire […]

Technology

Battle for the cloud, once Amazon vs. Microsoft, now has many fronts

Many businesses have treated Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. as the only options as they look to embrace cloud-computing. But IT managers now are realizing they have leverage in an increasingly competitive industry. Businesses and governments are signing up for a mix of providers, cherry-picking features and playing the vendors off against each other to […]

Sports

Zach Wilson’s uncle books charter so fans can attend nephew’s Jets debut – New York Jets Blog

A look at what’s happening around the New York Jets: 1. Going to Carolina: Thanks to his airline-mogul uncle, Jets quarterback Zach Wilson will have a small cheering section when he makes his NFL debut on Sept. 12 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Watch out, Carolina Panthers; the Cougars are coming. JetBlue founder David Neeleman organized […]