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Mandela’s daughter Zindzi tested positive for virus

Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first democratically elected president Nelson Mandela and anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, had tested positive for Covid-19 on the day of her death. She died in a Johannesburg hospital earlier this week at the age of 59. Her son Zondwa Mandela told public …

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George Floyd death homicide, official post-mortem declares

The death of George Floyd, which triggered widespread protests across the US, has been declared a homicide in an official post-mortem examination. The 46-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest while being restrained by Minneapolis police, the report found. It listed Mr Floyd’s cause of death as “cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement …

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Akufo-Addo condemns George Floyd murder in America

President Akufo-Addo has extended his condolences to the family of George Floyd, the Black American whose killing by police, has sparked chaos in America. In a post on Facebook, the President said: “Black people, the world over, are shocked and distraught by the killing of an unarmed black man, George …

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Tanzanian comedian in court after laughing at president

Tanzanian comedian Idris Sultan has appeared at a magistrate’s court this morning in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, eight days after he was arrested. Sultan was expected to be charged with cybercrimes offences, tampering with evidence and using a Sim card registered in someone else’s name, a police spokesperson …

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