Surge continues: LA County posts 4,522 new coronavirus cases as state curfew arrives

Warily watching daily caseload reports that could soon trigger more restrictive stay-home orders, Los Angeles County public health officials reported 4,522 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, Nov. 21, as the unnerving current surge showed no sign of relenting. Meanwhile, California was poised to enact a nighttime curfew Saturday night as spiking coronavirus cases threaten to swamp health care systems. Statewide, the newest restrictions require people not on essential errands to stay home fro...
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Testing times for grade 12 learners

Strict Covid protocols are in place for the exams, with special provision made for those who test positive The post Testing times for grade 12 learners appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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There is no honour in leaking a matric exam paper

Those involved in the breach must be ‘dealt with swiftly and harshly’ The post There is no honour in leaking a matric exam paper appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Criminal Minds Outfits: How to Dress Like Characters from Criminal Minds

Steal their style (but don't get caught!).
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Our Desire for a Redemption Story today at (in)courage

Because my husband spends two to three hours a day driving to and from work, we’re selling our home of fifteen years to move closer to his office and many of our friends, family, and activities. We last moved when our youngest daughter was six weeks old, the year after my mother passed away. For multiple reasons, that period was a mix of joy and sorrow blurred by sleep deprivation and the exhaustion of caring for and moving a family of ten. After months of painting everything in sight (that’s me...
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Respect and value girls – they can transform Africa's security and prosperity | Graça Machel

Investment in girls brings socioeconomic benefits, but too many countries lack the political will to bring about equality of opportunityBy 2050, Africa will be home to around half a billion girls and young women. If respected and treated as equals, they have the potential to transform the continent’s security and prosperity. This matters because every penny invested in girls’ education, healthcare and social protection benefits society many times over, while failure to invest in girls results in...
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