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    World Discriminatory apartheid-era black marriage law reversed in High Court – News24 South Africa

    A historic judgment condemning a discriminatory civil marriage law, passed in the 1980s that potentially marginalised 400 000 black women, was handed down in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on Friday. Sections of the Matrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984 were declared unconstitutional and...
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    World Teen banned from graduation because of his haircut – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A teenage boy has been suspended from school and told he will not be walking at his graduation because of his haircut. DeAndre Arnold, 18, from Texas, was told his dreadlocks violated the dress code and was given an ultimatum – cut them off or … Read more via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog –...
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    World Death toll in China’s coronavirus climbs sharply to 80 with 2,744 confirmed cases – The Hindu

    China continued to reel under deadly coronavirus epidemic on Monday with the death toll due to it sharply rising to 80 amid the country’s National Health Commission reporting 2,744 confirmed cases of the fatal affliction till date. The Commission also termed the condition of the 461 … Read...
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    World Hong Kong declares Wuhan virus outbreak an ’emergency’ – The Hindu

    Hong Kong on Saturday declared a new coronavirus outbreak as an “emergency” — the city’s highest warning tier — as authorities ramped up measures to reduce the risk of further infections. The announcement came as city leader Carrie Lam faced criticism in some quarters over her … Read more...
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    World Coronavirus Live Updates: Wuhan May Have 1,000 More Cases, as Death Toll Rises – NYT – Health

    The mayor of Wuhan, which is at the center of the viral outbreak, said on Sunday that there could be about 1,000 more confirmed cases of the.... Read more via NYT – Health – Get more World News