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HK’s Next Digital hits 12-year high after campaign to support arrested owner

More than half a million copies of the paper were published on Tuesday, up from the usual 100,000. Buyers queued in the early hours and vendors had to re-order issues before the morning commute time.

Modes of transmission of virus causing COVID-19: implications for IPC precaution recommendations

Download logoScientific brief According to current evidence, COVID-19 virus is transmitted between people through respiratory droplets and contact routes. Droplet transmission occurs when a person is in in close contact (within 1 m) with someone who has respiratory symptoms (e.g.  coughing or sneezing,) and is therefore at risk of having his/her mucosae (mouth and nose) or conjunctiva (eyes) exposed to potentially infective respiratory droplets (which are generally considered to be > 5-

COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – (March 24, 2020)

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In addition to our weekly brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help member states, Africa CDC has begun to share a weekly brief detailing the latest changes in scientific knowledge and public health policy changes, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and others. Contents of this document are not intended to serve as recommendations from the Africa CDC; rather, it is a summary of the factbase to help inform member states. It i

World Rugby Update on COVID-19 Response Measures and Statement from Sir Bill Beaumont

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World Rugby (https://www.World.Rugby/) has today announced further action in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

After detailed and constructive dialogue with the respective host and participating unions, and with the wellbeing of the global rugby family at heart, the following events have been postponed:

The men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournaments in London and Paris will be postponed, provisionally until September The women’s

Lionesses to play at Langford Sevens

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)

The national women's sevens team will feature as the invitational side at the second last leg of the 2019/20 HSBC Women's Sevens World Series, the Langford Sevens taking place on 2nd and 3rd May 2020 in Langford, Canada. 

The Lionesses, who finished as runners up at last year's Africa Women's Sevens as well as the

Uganda gears up for Challenger Series

Uganda Rugby Union

The Uganda Rugby Cranes Coach, Tolbert Onyango has summoned a squad to train ahead of the Challenger Series in Chile and Uruguay this year. The team will have its first training session on 7th January 2020 at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds.

The 17-man squad that has been summoned for sevens training is comprised of fifteen experienced players and

New Challenger Series to Boost Rugby Sevens’ Expansion

World Rugby

The World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series (http://bit.ly/2YZEkrR), a new and exciting international rugby sevens competition, will be launched in February 2020 to boost rugby sevens’ development across the globe.

With sevens experiencing exponential growth from a performance and fan engagement perspective, World Rugby is launching men’

Investec CEO Titi outlines bank’s future, Hong Kong

Investec's share price traded lower after weak United Kingdom banking and wealth management performances dragged its first-half profit down. Investec said the spin-off of its asset management division next year was on track, a plan that will leave it with just banking and wealth management operations. Investec CEO, Fani Titi joins CNBC Africa for more.