“COVID is one crisis and anti-black racism is another crisis, and they’re both happening at the same time. … I don’t see them as separate crises,” she told Washingtonian.com. “And I still believe that living in a capitalist society, the way we spend our money does matter.”The Bay Area is home to a rich tapestry of restaurants and other food-based enterprises owned by black chefs and entrepreneurs. Here’s a list by geographic area of many in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties that are open for takeout and/or delivery. Add them to the comment field at the end of the article, or email us at email@example.com and we’ll add them to the list.
June 03, 2020 23:03 UTC
JOHANNESBURG - The novel coronavirus has complicated the election-year calendar for Africa, as elsewhere, prompting some polling delays, suspensions and uncertainties. At least nine African countries – including Nigeria, Kenya and Zimbabwe – have postponed elections at some level because of COVID-19 infection risks, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems reports. A handful of African countries – including Guinea, Cameroon, Mali, Benin and Burundi – already have held balloting since COVID emerged. Conflicting currentsEspecially in countries with upcoming elections, Fomunyoh says he sees two opposing currents. "The strongest arm of government, as we see right now, is the executive branch, in most countries," Fomunyoh says.
June 03, 2020 21:45 UTC
Historians and headlines label certain lynchings — say, Moore’s Ford or the 1981 Ku Klux Klan slaying of 19-year-old Michael Donald in Alabama — as the last. Lawyers for the men accused of killing Arbery say the video of his killing doesn’t tell the whole story.) She also sees links between today’s violence and the sharecroppers’ 1946 deaths known as the Moore’s Ford lynchings. (In 2007, an elderly white woman in Walton County told a CNN journalist reporting on Moore’s Ford to leave those “poor people” alone. “The fear and terror continues to stalk the land near where the four bodies were found near the Moore’s Ford bridge,” Bell said.
June 03, 2020 21:19 UTC
No Force Will Stop Tigray People from Holding Elections: TPLFBy Staff ReporterJune 3, 2020 (Ezega.com) -- The central committee of the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) announced the decision to conduct elections at the regional level during its meeting held from May 23-30, 2020. “The Tigray people will not bargain on their rights and there will not be any force on earth that will stop them from exercising their rights,” TPLF’s central committee said in a statement. It said the Prosperity Party is striving to meet its self-interest by ignoring the public demands and the scarifies made for the victory day of May 28. The central committee also called for joint efforts of the Tigray people to defend violence and anti-peace activities that it said are sponsored by the Prosperity Party. The central committee also called on other political parties that promote self-administration of regional states to work together for a common goals.
June 03, 2020 19:52 UTC
Sweden's chief epidemiologist Wednesday defended his country's controversial “soft” COVID-19 strategy, in which Sweden never totally shut down, but admitted the country could have done some things better. The strategy resulted in one of the highest per capita COVID-19 death rates in the world. It has made it possible to keep schools open, which he said was very important for their society. He acknowledged the “unfortunate” death toll, which he said was mainly in long-term care facilities. In a Swedish radio interview earlier in the day, Tegnell admitted the death toll had made him reconsider his approach to the pandemic.
June 03, 2020 18:45 UTC
Water ministers of Ethiopia and Sudan today discussed on the conditions how to restart the tripartite negations on Ethiopia’s Great Renaissance Dam (GERD) involving Egypt. During a webinar Engineer Seleshi Bekele, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity of Ethiopia and Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Professor Yasir A. Mohamed was appointed Minister of discussed issues related to Ethiopia’s GERD, which is contested by Egypt. In his tweet Engineer Seleshi stated that the video discussions with Professor Yasir and his colleague will continue every two days. One of the issues Egypt and Ethiopia have failed to reach agreement is water filling period of GERD, which Ethiopia plans to start next July rainy season and gradually finish filling the total 74 billion cubic water from the Nile River in four years period. Meanwhile, Egypt argued that GERD, which generates about 5,000 megawatts electricity, has to be filled water in a long period from 11 to 20 years.
Source:News Business Ethiopia
June 03, 2020 17:48 UTC
Protest continues in Tigray, in north Ethiopia, as is the case with TPLF’s forceful measure which aims at repressing the new movementProtest in Qorarit, Tigray. by Bernabas ShiferawborkenaJune 3, 2020Roads had been blocked in Qorarit, a city in the zone of Wetern Tigray, for the last two days. The protest started as a peaceful demonstration but soon turned into a scene of stone throwing by the youth and road blockage that lasted until yesterday. Acknowledging that the questions by the inhabitants are appropriate, he said that the administration is working to answer the people’s questions step by step. Such news of protests and road blockages in different areas of the region had also been reported last week.
June 03, 2020 17:26 UTC
Sudan is seeking UN Security Council intervention on filling of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) until agreement is reached. It emphasize on Ethiopia to delay its plan to fill the dam until an agreement has been reached between all the three countries. Sudan’s Minister of foreign affairs said that Sudan decided to voice its perspective regarding the matter as it has a national interest in it. Concerning the GERD, Sudan highlighted the benefits and threats that could follow its construction. On Ethiopia’s side, preparations are underway to start filling in July as per its original plan.
June 03, 2020 17:15 UTC
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June 03, 2020 17:03 UTC
The protests rallies are taking place despite a COVID-19 related state of emergency the regional state declared in the last week of March this year. The former accused the later of fanning the protests and using state owned media to distribute lies and conspiracy theories. However protesters did not lose sight of the reason behind their grievances as some areas in the region continued to experience protests rallies intermittently. With no love lost between Mekele and Addis Abeba, federal government controlled media outlets have been especially eager to report on protests in Tigray region, a act that drew anger among regional officials. State media report that the road has been closed for over a week.
June 03, 2020 15:59 UTC
Anders Tegnell of the Public Health Agency denied that "the Swedish strategy was wrong and should be changed. "We still believe that our strategy is good, but there is always room for improvement. ... You can always get better at this job," Tegnell told a news conference in Stockholm. Asked if the country's high death toll has made him reconsider his unique approach to the pandemic, Tegnell told Swedish radio "yes, absolutely." Tegnell's pandemic tactics made Sweden a bit of a local pariah in the Nordics and didn't spare the Swedish economy.
June 03, 2020 15:11 UTC
The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) has increased to 17 after three more deaths reported today, the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia said. In the last 24 hours, The Ethiopia has conducted laboratory tests for 4,120 individuals. This has increased the total number of recovered patients in Ethiopia so far to 246. In the last 24 hours the country has also registers 142 new coronavirus cases, which raised the total number of confirmed cases in Ethiopia to 1,486. The 142 new cases is the largest amount the country has reported in 24 hours so far.
Source:News Business Ethiopia
June 03, 2020 15:11 UTC
Ethiopian web developers have designed seven apps that do everything from virus tracing to sharing data and patient information among health workers. He called on all software developers and engineers in the Ethiopian diaspora to help the health ministry by contributing open source software to respond to COVID-19. Endale became coordinator of the Ethiopia COVID-19 Response Team, a volunteer force of doctors, artificial intelligence specialists, software engineers and data analysts. They will be on board very soon.”Biruhtesfa says the health ministry is rolling out training sessions via video link to health workers in rural areas so they can learn how to use the applications. Endale’s global network of volunteers are now organizing themselves beyond developing digital apps for Ethiopia.
June 03, 2020 14:37 UTC
Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-03 21:45:10|Editor: huaxiaVideo Player CloseADDIS ABABA, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 1,486 after 142 new COVID-19 positive cases were confirmed on Wednesday, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health said. This is so far the highest daily increase in the Horn of Africa country. The Ethiopian Ministry of Health further indicated that while 140 of the latest confirmed cases are Ethiopian nationals, the remaining two are Portuguese and Djiboutian nationals, with an age range of seven to 78. The ministry also indicated that from the latest 142 COVID-19 positive cases, some 126 of them were identified in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, which is so far considered as the hotbed of COVID-19 infections in the country. Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous nation with about 107 million people, confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on March 13.
June 03, 2020 13:41 UTC
Get Sample Copy of this Report @ Global Medical Intellectual Property Market 2020 (Includes Business Impact of COVID-19)Global Medical Intellectual Property Market Analysis Trends, Applications, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast to 2028 is a recent report generated by Trusted Business Insights. The global medical intellectual property market report has been segmented on the basis of usage type and region. Global Medical Intellectual Property Market: Segment AnalysisAmong the type segments, the patents are expected to register the highest market share in terms of revenue. Global Medical Intellectual Property Market: TrendRenting of intellectual property is currently a major trend observed in the global medical intellectual property market. For instance, in 2017, Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Office, has adopted an online trademark filing system in order to modernize the intellectual property structures in Ethiopia.
June 03, 2020 13:18 UTC