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De Beers Group Designers Initiative Announces 2020-2021 Shining Light Awards Winners

The Salamanca Press 29 Nov 2021
"We're delighted to announce the winners of this year's Shining Light Awards, who represent a bright new generation of jewelry designers from Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa ... First Place (Awarded a 12-month post graduate scholarship at Poli.Design - Polytechnic di ...
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International consultant to develop a multi-country platform prototype, virtual community of practice on skills and labour migration for knowledge sha

Reliefweb 29 Nov 2021
... good practices and policy approaches among the East Africa and other geographical regions, reaching out to key stakeholders ... [3] For the first design and prototype, the consultant will gather information from 2 east East African countries of Ethiopia and Kenya and South Africa.
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EXPLAINER: What we know and don't know about omicron variant

Seattle PI 29 Nov 2021
Stock markets swooned, some public gatherings got canceled, and countries across the globe suspended incoming flights after scientists in South Africa last week identified the new version that appears to have been behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in the country’s most populous province.
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Aqua Africa, Sanitation Ministry announce rural water project

Graphic 29 Nov 2021
Using proven UK-designed technology and systems delivered by Aqua Africa, the project will supply clean drinking water for up to 280,000 people in rural communities and small towns.
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Sanitation Ministry announces 12 communities to benefit from Aqua Africa’s Rural Water Project

Joy Online 29 Nov 2021
Using proven UK-designed technology and systems delivered by Aqua Africa, the project will supply clean drinking water for up to 280,000 people in rural communities and small towns.
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What we know and don't know about the omicron variant

Napa Valley Register 29 Nov 2021
Stock markets swooned, some public gatherings got canceled, and countries across the globe suspended incoming flights after scientists in South Africa last week identified the new version that appears to have been behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in the country’s most populous province.
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What we know and don’t know about omicron variant

Commonwealth Journal 29 Nov 2021
Stock markets swooned, some public gatherings got canceled, and countries across the globe suspended incoming flights after scientists in South Africa last week identified the new version that appears to have been behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in the country’s most populous province.
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EXPLAINER: What we know and don't know about omicron, the new coronavirus variant

Daily Press Victorville 29 Nov 2021
Stock markets swooned, some public gatherings got canceled, and countries across the globe suspended incoming flights after scientists in South Africa last week identified the new version that appears to have been behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in the country’s most populous province.
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Coronavirus variants: Here's what we know

Henry Herald 29 Nov 2021
It got noticed because of a surge of cases in South Africa ... Just under 24% of South Africa's total population is vaccinated ... It was overtaken by Delta in South Africa and have never gained much of a foothold in the US, despite the worry it caused, and is now designated a Variant Being Monitored by the CDC ... There are no variants designated Nu or Xi.
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Delhi: IGI starts RT-PCR on arrivals from at-risk countries

The Times of India 29 Nov 2021
With the threat of the Omicron variant looming large, Delhi’s IGI Airport has from Sunday started conducting RT-PCR tests on all arrivals from the 12 areas designated as ...
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'Not yet clear' if Omicron more transmissible, causes severe disease: WHO

India TV 29 Nov 2021
On November 26, the WHO had designated B.1.1.529, first detected in Southern Africa, as a “variant of concern”, on the advice of WHO’s Technical Advisory Group on Virus Evolution (TAG-VE), and named it Omicron.
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EXPLAINER: What we know and don’t know about omicron variant

Albuquerque Journal 29 Nov 2021
Stock markets swooned, some public gatherings got canceled, and countries across the globe suspended incoming flights after scientists in South Africa last week identified the new version that appears to have been behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in the country’s most populous province.
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No case of Covid Omicron variant detected in India yet: Official

The Telegraph India 29 Nov 2021
The B.1.1.529 Covid variant or Omicron, first detected in South Africa last week, was designated by the World Health Organisation as a 'variant of concern', the health body's top category for worrying coronavirus variants ... The countries designated as ...
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IGI starts RT-PCR on arrivals from at-risk countries

The Times of India 29 Nov 2021
With the threat of the Omicron variant looming large, Delhi’s IGI Airport has from Sunday started conducting RT-PCR tests on all arrivals from the 12 areas designated as high-risk countries — countries in Europe including UK, South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, ...
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Biden Pushes Shots, Not More Restrictions as Fears Grow Over New Omicron Variant

NBCBayArea 29 Nov 2021
But he was not expected to announce any new virus-related restrictions, beyond last week's move to restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries in the region effective Monday ... Portugal detected 13 cases linked to the new variant among members of a single soccer club — only one of whom had recently traveled to South Africa.
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