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Africa reaches 100,000 known COVID-19 deaths as danger grows

Loading the player… Africa has surpassed 100,000 confirmed deaths from COVID-19 as the continent praised for its early response to the pandemic now struggles with a dangerous resurgence and medical oxygen often runs desperately short. “We are more vulnerable than we thought,” the director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, John Nkengasong, told The Associated Press… Read More »

One new NSW case as ire over borders grows

The Queensland government’s “ridiculous” decision to keep Sydney on the border blacklist has enraged tourism operators, who say there is little point reopening only to parts of NSW. The premier state recorded no new virus cases on Friday and only a single new infection on Saturday but the sustained trend of low cases wasn’t enough… Read More »

Berenberg grows net profit for the year by 160%

Hamburg/London. Berenberg closed the year 2019 with net profit for the year from operations of €60.5 million (previous year €23.3 million). The second oldest bank in the world has thus surpassed the previous year’s earnings by 160%. “The new record level of net commission income as well as the year-on-year drop in administrative expenses show… Read More »