November 30, 2021 6:44 pm

WHO criticizes travel bans on southern African countries

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The World Health Organization on Sunday urged countries around the world not to impose flight bans on southern African nations due to concerns over the new omicron variant. WHO‘s regional director for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, called on countries to follow science and international health regulations in order to avoid using travel restrictions.…

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F.W. de Klerk, South Africa’s last apartheid president, dies

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — F.W. de Klerk, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela and as South Africa’s last apartheid president oversaw the end of the country’s White minority rule, has died at the age of 85. De Klerk died after a battle against cancer at his home in the Fresnaye area of Cape…

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