Tag: south africa

What do the current mutations mean for the coronavirus pandemic? | COVID-19 Special

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXQ_RME5cPkAs it spreads, it's mutating, taking on new characteristics, that can make it harder to fight. New variants found in South Africa and the UK are more contageous - straining health services. Japan is trying to isolate a new variant…

/ January 12, 2021

Covid update: Coronavirus news from around the world | DW News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCX5SiGU1k4Following criticism in Germany of the pace of the coronavirus vaccination roll-out, a health ministry official has revealed that Berlin has struck preliminary deals for an extra 50-million vaccine doses in the summer - outside what's been negotiated by the…

/ January 9, 2021
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Vaccinating the world: How to make more from less | COVID-19 Special

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLoegAhpChs2021 began with a worldwide ambition - to vaccinate as many people as possible against Covid-19.But in many parts of the world it's been a slow start. There aren't enough vaccine dose available yet. And sometimes, logistical problems add to…

/ January 7, 2021
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Can a future ban on gas-powered cars work? An economist explains

The U.S. transportation sector is one of the largest contributors of carbon dioxide, the potent driver of climate change. Transportation accounts for about 28% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and, since 1990, emissions in this sector have increased more…

/ January 5, 2021
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The challenge of 2021: Vaccinating the world

Vaccinating the world will be perhaps the single greatest global challenge of 2021, and that process is now beginning in earnest.The big picture: If you're reading this in Europe, the U.S. or one of several other wealthy countries, you will…

/ December 26, 2020
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How The Dutch Economy Shows We Can’t Reduce Wealth Inequality With Taxes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot4qdCs54ZEThis video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more!➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀This is the Netherlands, a picturesque nation filled with windmills, tulip fields, and uhh coffee shops. The nation is looked to…

/ November 27, 2020
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Daytime sightings of elusive aardvarks hint at troubled times in the Kalahari

Aardvarks are notoriously elusive, nocturnal mammals. They generally hide in their underground burrows during the day and emerge at night to feed exclusively on ants and termites. Aardvarks are widespread throughout most habitats of Africa south of the Sahara, except…

/ November 26, 2020
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South Africa: Incentivizing conservation | Global Ideas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnCsQ3KURS0If landowners set up a nature reserve, they are rewarded with a tax break. The NGO Wilderness Foundation Africa advises them on how to do it. Its project has so far helped protect 500,000 hectares of land.Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1For more news…

/ November 16, 2020
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David Beckham discusses science with Sebabatso for World Children’s Day | UNICEF

Sebabatso, a 18-year-old South African student and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham discuss science, gender equality and the impacts of COVID-19 on education. 💙 Join them to reimagine a better world for every child: https://uni.cf/38EOm8T #WorldChildrensDay Subscribe to UNICEF here:…

/ November 13, 2020
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Cape Town’s climate strategy isn’t perfect, but every African city should have one

It may take an extreme heatwave, a mega wildfire or a severe coastal storm to begin to appreciate the dangers of climate change. Africa is likely to be the continent hit hardest by climate change. The region is vulnerable to…

/ November 10, 2020
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A Band of Illegal Gold Miners Have Completely Destroyed an Ancient Kush Settlement in Sudan

Archaeologists found the excavation site unrecognizable. The post A Band of Illegal Gold Miners Have Completely Destroyed an Ancient Kush Settlement in Sudan appeared first on artnet News. Read More…

/ August 26, 2020
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Fantasia 2018 Review: NUMBER 37, Neo-Noir Crime Thriller Raises the Stakes

Many films either overtly or covertly play homage to other films. And it certainly takes a lot of courage to make a film that is an overt homage to a film as iconic as Rear Window. But then, South African…

/ July 29, 2018
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Zimbabwe election: Mugabe turns on Mnangagwa in surprise pre-poll speech

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Mugabe said he would not vote for his Zanu-PF successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has given a surprise press conference on the eve of the nation's elections. Mr Mugabe said he would…

/ July 29, 2018