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Africans victims of racial discrimination in China

In a joint note sent to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, African ambassadors in China complain of several cases of discrimination and abuse against African foreigners in that country, especially in the city of Guangzhou.
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Disney World set to furlough 43,000 staff

Walt Disney World plans to stop paying wages to 43,000 workers in about a week while allowing them to keep their benefits for up to a year in what is the largest wave of furloughs since the theme park resort closed in mid-March due to the coronavirus.
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Pandemic has killed more than 112,000 people worldwide

​​​​​​The SARS-CoV-2 disease pandemic has killed at least 112510 people worldwide and infected more than 1.8 million, according to a balance sheet released by France-Presse (AFP) at 7 pm on Sunday through official sources.
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Guinea-Bissau extends state of emergency for another 15 days

The self-proclaimed President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló, extended this Sunday for another 15 days the state of emergency in the country, in the context of combating the covid-19 pandemic. “The declaration of a state of emergency is renewed throughout the…