Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize has announced there are now 1,280 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in South Africa.
My dog died this week. It was entirely without warning; she was fine Saturday and on Sunday she collapsed, and then she was gone. I am shattered. I am in a state of constant saudade, a Portuguese word meaning the feeling of longing for something or someone you love that has been lost forever. I
A Facebook content moderator is suing the social network for psychological trauma after watching thousands of hours of toxic and disturbing content. “There is no long-term support plan when these content moderators leave. They are just expected to melt back into the fabric of society.” -“An online decency moderator’s advice: Blur your eyes”, Jane Wakefield, BBC
In the fall of 1969, somewhere in Ohio, scientists put a numbered plastic tag around the leg of a one year-old, female Canada goose, and released it into the wild. When it was eventually shot down in Ontario, in 2001, it was 33 years old — the oldest Canada goose to be recorded in the United States Geological Survey’s archive of bird longevity.
A judge rejects three appeals, saying the law “remains important in reflecting public sentiment”.
Thieves broke into a museum that is shut because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The Tokyo Olympic Games will start on 23 July, 2021 and finish 8 August, with the Paralympics following from 24 August to 5 September.