Daily Archives: July 26, 2020

Mozambique: Health Authorities Announce 26 More Coronavirus Cases

Maputo — The Mozambican health authorities on Saturday announced the diagnosis of a further 26 cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease, bringing the total number of cases to 1,616, A press release from the Ministry of Health said that, since the start of the pandemic, 51,444 people have been tested for the coronavirus that causes

Mozambique: Maximise Planting of Mangroves, Urges Deputy Minister

Maputo — Over the next two years the Mozambican government intends to maximise the planting of mangrove trees, in order to value and preserve the mangrove forest ecosystem, and promote sustainable development. Under its “Mangrove Management Strategy” for the 2020-202 period, adopted in April, the government intends to bring environmental, social and economic benefits to

Spain Disputes Britain’s Claim It Is Unsafe for Tourists

Spain is safe for tourists, it said Sunday, rebuking Britain for imposing a two-week quarantine on all travelers entering the country from Spain because of the coronavirus pandemic. “Spain is safe, it is safe for Spaniards, it is safe for tourists,” Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya told reporters. She said Spain would try to persuade

Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-Winning Actress, Dies at 104

  PARIS – Olivia de Havilland, the doe-eyed actress beloved to millions as the sainted Melanie Wilkes of “Gone With the Wind,” but also a two-time Oscar winner and an off-screen fighter who challenged and unchained Hollywood’s contract system, died Sunday at her home in Paris. She was 104. Havilland, the sister of fellow Oscar

Australian Regulator Sues Google Over Expanded Personal Data Use

Australia’s competition regulator has launched court proceedings against Alphabet’s Google for allegedly misleading consumers about the expanded use of personal data for targeted advertising. The case by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in Federal Court said Google did not explicitly get consent nor properly inform consumers about a 2016 move to combine personal

Flood Risk for 1 Million in Phnom Penh as Wetlands Destroyed

  BANGKOK – More than one million people in Phnom Penh face the risk of increased flooding and loss of livelihoods as wetlands in the Cambodian capital are destroyed to build apartments and industries, human rights groups warned on Monday. Developments – including the ING City township – will reduce the Tompoun wetlands to less than a