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KINGSTOWN (CMC): Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says that mandatory COVID-19 vaccination can be ordered for private and public sector workers, and that the law allows for a person to be legally fired if they refuse to take the COVID-19...
Kenneth Kaunda

LUSAKA (AP): Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and a champion of African nationalism who spearheaded the fights to end white minority rule across southern Africa, has died at the age of 97. Kaunda’s death was announced Thursday evening by...
President Joe Biden (left) meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland.

MOSCOW (AP): Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised the outcome of his summit with US President Joe Biden and called him a shrewd negotiator. The two leaders concluded three hours of talks on Wednesday at an opulent villa facing Lake...

NEW YORK (AP) — More than four million people say they fear being evicted or foreclosed upon in the coming months just as two studies released Wednesday found that the housing availability and affordability crisis in the United States is...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Confronted with a rapid surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations, South Africa has returned to tighter restrictions on public gatherings and liquor sales, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Tuesday night. The new...

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean International is postponing for nearly a month one of the highly anticipated first sailings from the United States since the pandemic began because eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19, the company'...

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — A Tennessee doctor has been reprimanded for removing five doses of the coronavirus vaccine without authorisation and giving them to family and a friend, officials said. Claude F. Varner Jr., who had volunteered...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States Transportation Department said Tuesday it is seeking to fine Air Canada about $25.5 million for what it termed extreme delays in giving refunds to thousands of passengers whose flights across the US-...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is recommending that its 27 member countries start lifting restrictions on tourists from the United States. EU members agreed Wednesday to add the US to the list of countries for which they should gradually...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (CMC): Prime Minister Claude Joseph has thanked President Jovenel Moïse for extending his tenure as head of the government for another 30 days. “While recognising the enormity of the challenges of the moment, I am convinced that with...
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