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NY records 731 new coronavirus deaths

New York state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, marking the biggest one-day jump in the outbreak. The state’s death toll since the beginning of the outbreak is now 5,489, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo. “That’s 731 people who we lost. Behind every one of those numbers is an[…]

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Ramaphosa cancels New York trip to attend to domestic issues

The Presidency and the International Relations Department has confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa will skip his planned trip to New York in 2019 to attend the annual General Assembly debate along with other world leaders. The high-level segment of United National General Assembly was due to kick off on September 24. The[…]

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Two Muslim NY women subject to hate crimes

Two Muslim women working for authorities in New York suffered hate crimes just 36 hours apart, officials said Monday, following an explosion in such incidents across America since Donald Trump’s election. A uniformed city transit employee was taken to hospital with injuries to her knee and ankle after being pushed[…]

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Zuma flies the SAA flag to New York

President Jacob Zuma and First lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma have arrived in New York on a commercial South African Airlines (SAA) flight from Johannesburg to begin his official programme on the margins of the United Nations 71st session of the General Assembly. Zuma’s commercial flight on SAA’s non-stop flight to New[…]

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