Eastern Cape receives boost as VW plant to be converted

[ad_1] The Eastern Cape government has received a major boost in its effort to fight the Covid-19 pandemic after the German government and Volkswagen (VW) pledged R107 million for the construction of a field hospital at an unused plant in Port Elizabeth. The 4 000-bed facility will be made possible after Volkswagen SA (VWSA) agreed […]Read More

Global cases top 3.6 million, Trump says more deaths inevitable

[ad_1] This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.65 million Global deaths: More than 256,800 Most cases reported: United States (over 1.2 million), Spain (over 219,300), Italy (over 213,000), United Kingdom (over 196,200), France […]Read More

May 5, 2020 — A roundup of the latest news

[ad_1] New predictions for the U.S. are moving in the wrong direction. An uplifting connection between Ireland and Native American tribes. And an early instance of COVID-19 in Europe. Here’s the latest news about coronavirus: The world now has more than 3.6 million confirmed cases. More than a quarter of a million […]Read More

Somalia Probes Coronavirus Aid Plane Crash | General News

[ad_1] Somalia is investigating how a private Kenyan plane with coronavirus medical supplies crashed near the city of Baidoa, killing all six on board. Police say the African Express aircraft crashed in flames just before it was due to land in Bardale on Monday. Officials say the crash’s cause is not clear but there has […]Read More

Trump Gives Phoenix Mask Factory Visit a Campaign Feel

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — President Trump ventured beyond the Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday for the first time in more than two months, turning an official appearance at an Arizona factory producing respirator masks into an event with a campaign rally feel. In his latest show of support for returning to normal life even as the coronavirus continues […]Read More

‘I Have A Lot’ Going On: Trump Again Deflects Blame

[ad_1] President Donald Trump once again deflected blame for his administration’s response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has infected more than 1.2 million people across the country, saying he had been too busy with probes into his conduct as president to ensure the federal stockpile of medical supplies was prepared for a pandemic. “Well, […]Read More

Federal injunction reinstates NY primary after Yang lawsuit; Sanders, others

[ad_1] After New York’s Board of Elections canceled its Democratic presidential primary on April 27, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders—who’d suspended his own campaign on April 8, but intended to stay on primary ballots and amass delegates he could then leverage at the Democratic National Convention this summer—and his supporters made their outrage known. The very next day, former presidential […]Read More