Monthly Archives: May 2020

Zimbabwe: Quarantine Escapees in Foiled Bid to Go Shopping in Mozambique

Mutare: Three returnees who recently escaped from Marymount Teachers College quarantine centre, tried to illegally enter Mozambique again for shopping but were returned back by authorities in the neighbouring country. This was revealed this past week by Manicaland provincial minister Ellen Gwaradzimba. The minister said one of the escapees who was later quarantined at Mutare

Asia Today: India Reports over 8,000 New Virus Cases

  NEW DELHI – India reported more than 8,000 new cases of the coronavirus in a single day, another record high that topped the deadliest week in the country. Confirmed infections have risen to 182,143, with 5,164 fatalities, including 193 in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said Sunday. Overall, more than 60% of

SpaceX Astronauts Welcomed Aboard International Space Station

The crew of the International Space Station welcomed U.S. astronauts Douglas Hurley and Bob Behnken after their privately built SpaceX capsule docked Sunday. NASA astronaut Christopher Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner shook hands with their new station-mates as they climbed aboard. “Welcome to Bob and Doug. I will tell you, the

US Astronauts Dock SpaceX Capsule at International Space Station

U.S. astronauts Douglas Hurley and Bob Behnken docked SpaceX’s newly designed Crew Dragon capsule at the International Space Station on Sunday. Hurley, 53, and Behnken, 49, both former military test pilots who joined NASA in 2000, lifted off into space at 3:22 p.m. EDT, Saturday afternoon, from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. It was

EU Calls On Trump to Rethink Cutting WHO Funding

The European Union is calling on U.S. President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to stop funding the World Health Organization in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic that is seeing spikes in India and elsewhere. Trump announced his decision Friday, accusing the WHO of not responding adequately to the global outbreak and being under

Mozambique: Second COVID-19 Death, and Coronavirus Reaches Niassa

  Maputo — A second person has died in Mozambique of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, and the disease has now reached the only province previously untouched by the coronavirus, Niassa, in the far north. Speaking in Maputo on Thursday, at the Health Ministry’s daily press conference on the Covid-10 situation, the National Director of Public