Pakistan extends closure of borders for two weeks

Pakistan has decided to extend closure of borders for two more week due to coronavirus pandemic, however, Chaman-Torkham border will remain opened until Thursday
— À lire sur nation.com.pk/08-Apr-2020/pakistan-extends-closure-of-borders-for-two-weeks

Around 10,000 Pakistanis lost their jobs due to coronavirus pandemic: official

Around 35,000 Pakistanis have registered with the consulate in Dubai in a bid to return to their homeland, Consul General Ahmed Amjad Ali said
— À lire sur www.thenews.com.pk/amp/641307-around-10000-pakistanis-lost-their-jobs-due-to-coronavirus-pandemic-uae-official

Rs144bn to be distributed among 12mn poor families during next two and half weeks: PM

Rs144bn to be distributed among 12mn poor families during next two and half weeks: PM
— À lire sur www.brecorder.com/2020/04/09/587654/rs144bn-to-be-distributed-among-12mn-poor-families-during-next-two-and-half-weeks-pm/amp/

No Data, Records Lost In Accountant-General’s Office Fire –Minister | Sahara Reporters

He said the fire was caused by a spark from one of the air conditioners on the fourth floor of the building at about 10:00am and was successfully put out by firefighters.
— À lire sur saharareporters.com/2020/04/08/no-data-records-lost-accountant-general’s-office-fire-–minister

NCDC Confirms 22 New COVID-19 Cases, Nigeria’s Total Infections Rise To 276 | Channels Television

NCDC Confirms 22 New COVID-19 Cases, Nigeria’s Total Infections Rise To 276 | Channels Television
— À lire sur www.channelstv.com/2020/04/08/breaking-ncdc-confirms-22-new-cases-nigerias-total-infections-rise-to-276/amp/

Morning Briefing April 8: Is compulsory quarantine on the cards?

Morning Briefing April 8: Is compulsory quarantine on the cards?
— À lire sur amp.tvnz.co.nz/news/story/JTJGY29udGVudCUyRnR2bnolMkZvbmVuZXdzJTJGc3RvcnklMkYyMDIwJTJGMDQlMkYwOCUyRm1vcm5pbmctYnJpZWZpbmctYXByaWwtOC1pcy1jb21wdWxzb3J5LXF1YXJhbnRpbmUtb24tdGhlLWNhcmRz

Coronavirus : Winston Peters says the election should be delayed due to Covid-19 | Stuff.co.nz

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters wants to delay the 2020 general election as the country responds to coronavirus.
— À lire sur i.stuff.co.nz/national/health/coronavirus/120923205/coronvirus-winston-peters-says-the-election-should-be-delayed-due-to-covid19

Covid 19 coronavirus lockdown tensions: Winston Peters says health an imperative ‘but not at all costs’; PM Jacinda Ardern on compulsory quarantining at border

Covid 19 coronavirus lockdown tensions: Winston Peters says health an imperative ‘but not at all costs’; PM Jacinda Ardern on compulsory quarantining at border
https://nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12323595

Politician apologises for sipping booze publicly  – New Era Live

Ohangwena regional councillor of Engela constituency and National Council member, Jason Ndakunda tendered an unconditional apology to the nation following the circulation of a video showing him gleefully drinking in public while driving his vehicle on Monday.
— À lire sur neweralive.na/amp/politician-apologises-for-sipping-booze-publicly

Rhino Garment Factory to be turned into 500 bed facility – Informanté

THE Rhino Garment Factory situated next to Ramatex in Windhoek will be converted into a 500 bed facility which will be used to treat and isolate COVID-19…
— À lire sur informante.web.na/rhino-garment-factory-to-be-turned-into-500-bed-facility/

Fishrot accused charged for allegedly smuggling cellphones into cells | | NBC

-Two cellphones were allegedly recently found in the cells of two of the Fishrot accused at the Windhoek Correctional Facility, where they are being held while on trial for corruption and money laundering.
— À lire sur www.nbc.na/news/fishrot-accused-charged-allegedly-smuggling-cellphones-cells.29890

State house employee in isolation over Covid-19 – The Namibian

AN unidentified state house employee has been put in self-isolation after his wife contracted the contagious coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
— À lire sur https://www.namibian.com.na/90098/read/State-house-employee-in-isolation-over-Covid-19

Youth arrested for rebuilding Goreangab shack – The Namibian

THE police charged six youth activists on Wednesday afternoon while they were rebuilding a shack for a resident of the Goreangab informal settlement in Windhoek.
— À lire sur https://www.namibian.com.na/90100/read/Youth-arrested-for-rebuilding-Goreangab-shack

Malaysia’s COVID-19 cases cross the 4,000 mark, new sub-cluster detected in Negeri Sembilan – CNA

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia reported another 156 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday (Apr 8), pushing the total past 4,000. The total number of cases had gone …
— À lire sur www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/coronavirus-covid-19-malaysia-4000-mark-12621850

Govt working with S’pore to handle influx of M’sians returning home after island republic lockdown | The Star Online

PETALING JAYA: The government may require employers in Singapore to report how many Malaysian workers wish to return home as the island republic begins imposing circuit-breaker measures to break the Covid-19 chain of transmission, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
— À lire sur www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/04/08/govt-working-with-s039pore-to-handle-influx-of-m039sians-returning-home-after-island-republic-lockdown

Inside Sampras & Agassi’s Legendary Rivalry | ATP Tour | Tennis

It was a rivalry based on the serve of Pete Sampras and the return of Andre Agassi. In a 30-match series that spanned 13 years, the sport’s two most marketable stars of the 1990s pitted contrasting styles, and personalities, that led to high-quality match-ups and plenty of mutual respect.
— À lire sur www.atptour.com/en/news/sampras-agassi-legendary-rivalry

What happened to the stock market Wednesday: Sanders drops out, virus outlook improves

Stocks jumped after Sen. Bernie Sanders dropped out of the presidential race while the outlook on the coronavirus improved.
— À lire sur www.cnbc.com/amp/2020/04/08/what-happened-to-the-stock-market-wednesday-sanders-drops-out-virus-outlook-improves.html

Riot’s Valorant isn’t even out yet, but it’s already looking like an esports sensation – The Verge

Riot’s Valorant isn’t even out yet, but it’s already looking like an esports sensation – The Verge
— À lire sur www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2020/4/8/21213924/riot-games-valorant-hands-on-beta-esports-competitive-twitch-streamers