Asia Covid19 

COVID-19: PM Muhyiddin hopes Malaysia, Singapore can finalise procedures for daily commuting

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has expressed hope that Singapore and Malaysia would soon finalise arrangements for daily commuting of workers between both countries, as border restrictions begin to ease amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a Facebook post on Thursday evening (Sep 3) after meeting Singapore’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Vanu Gopala Menon, Mr Muhyiddin said they discussed the implementation of the Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) and Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) at the Singapore-Malaysia border, which commenced from Aug 17. “I hope Malaysia and Singapore would quickly finalise the standard operating procedures…

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Africa Covid19 

MP Moses Kuria Shares Heartbreaking Message During Fight With COVID-19

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has broken the hearts of his supporters after he revealed that he was battling with COVID-19. On his message posted on Facebook, he revealed how health workers and support staff worked tireless to save lives of many Kenyans including his at the Nairobi based facility – Karen Hospital. I really hope that beyond all the debate around Covid-19, all and sundry will not forget that Corona Virus is real. The worst thing we can do is to lower our guard! And above all let us…

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Covid19 Europe 

Georgia schools just reopened and kids are already catching COVID-19

School reopenings during the novel coronavirus pandemic continue to be a problem, and reports from Georgia’s first week of school aren’t reassuring. A second-grader tested positive on the first day of school, forcing the closure of a classroom. 20 other children and the teacher are now forced to quarantine at home. A photo of a crowded high school hallway revealed that schools seem more concerned with punishing students who criticize them than they are with imposing stricter safety measures that protect the students and teachers. The reopening of schools remains…

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COVID-19 conspiracies creating a ‘public health crisis’ in Canada, experts say

A lively crowd gathered outside Francois Legault’s office in downtown Montreal in mid-July to send a message to the Quebec premier: his government cannot force them to wear masks in indoor public spaces to fight the spread of COVID-19. “Long live freedom without a mask,” read one sign at the rally, which drew several dozen people. “My body, my choice” read another, alongside a drawing of a medical mask with a line across it. The anti-mask movement is not unique to Quebec, nor are masks the only source of conflict…

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Government Utilities 

Nigeria exports power to Niger, Togo and Benin so they won’t dam the waters that feed our major power plants – Presidency

The Presidency has explained why the federal government exports power to Niger, Togo and Benin. Reacting to report of the country’s borders being on persistent blackout despite the continous export of electricity to other countries on credit, President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman Garba Shehu described the claim as “hyperbolic and terribly misleading.” He noted that 90 percent of the electricity generated in the country was distributed and consumed by Nigerians. According to Garba Shehu, the last review in 2019 revealed that the amount of credit extended to Niger, Benin, and Togo stood at $69 million. The…

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