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Scientists in South Africa were the first to sound the alarm bells about Omicron, alerting the WHO last Wednesday. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the variant is from southern Africa, rather it’s an indication of the region’s robust surveillance system. “We just rang the bell, which made everyone realize that in fact it may have …

There are growing calls for the government of Western Australia to withdraw its Aboriginal cultural heritage legislation, with nearly 150 prominent Australians putting their names on a letter of concern. Key points: The proposed laws are currently before the Parliament of Western Australia 146 leaders signed a letter of concern opposing the bill They say …

29 novembere, 2021 Stakeholder Gold Corporation (“Participant” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: SRC) is pleased to announce that the third quarter of 2021 was another quarter with growing profitability. The company reported third quarter sales of C $ 917,120 and third quarter gross margin of C $ 728,076. Net profit margin for Q3 calculated at 79%. …

Botswana, the only African country outside South Africa to have reported cases of Omicron, said on Sunday it had detected 19 infections of the new variant of Covid, including the first four reported last week. “To date, we have registered a total of 19 variant cases,” Health Minister Edwin Dikoloti said at a press conference …

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday attacked Shiv Sena, the government of Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) led by Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) after its two years in power. The BJP called the current government “more corrupt, opportunistic, anti-people and unnecessary” and called Uddhav Thackeray the chief minister “accidental and absent”. During …

What is an industrial wasteland? Brownfields are abandoned or underutilized properties, often former industrial sites, where possible persistent contamination hinders redevelopment. According to Abinash Agrawal, professor of earth and environmental sciences at Wright State University, identifying brownfields and knowing the type of contamination in dirt, water and air are preliminary steps. vital to land reuse. …

A major report showing deterioration of Tasmanian rivers was not made public after the ministry asked staff to make it an internal document, after acknowledging that some stakeholders might have found it “difficult to accept” and that the ministry did not want a “bomb”. Key points: The report drew on more than 20 years of …

Fears are growing that a new strain of highly infectious coronavirus is making its way into Europe, as the world closes the shutters to contain the new Omicron variant. New suspected cases have emerged in Germany and the Czech Republic, while Dutch authorities quarantined 61 South African passengers who tested positive for Covid-19. South Africa …

National People’s Party (PNP) chairman Mark Golding scoffed at suggestions that the party would pay a heavy political price for voting against extending the state of emergency in seven police divisions. State-owned enterprises announced by Prime Minister Andrew Holness expire tomorrow. The government criticized the parliamentary opposition for voting against extending the crime-fighting measure. Speaking …

MILFORD – Business has grown 50% this year at Boost Oxygen as demand for its product has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. So, to help with the resulting expansion, the company is partnering with an agency that employs adults with special needs. CEO and founder Rob Neuner said the company will partner with Kennedy Center …