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Macky Sall · Dakar

Senegal president says 11 newborn babies die in a fire at regional hospital

43% Center coverage: 89 sources
Senegal's President Macky Sall said on Wednesday that 11 newborn babies died in a fire at the neonatal section of a regional hospital. The hospital is in the town of Tivaouane, around 120 km (74.56 miles) east of the capital Dakar.See the Story
Europe · Liverpool

I'll be at Liverpool next season for sure - Salah

43% Right coverage: 21 sources
Mohamed Salah says he will stay at Liverpool next season. Salah won the Premier League golden boot for the third time in his career. He has just a year left on his deal and there has been a long stalemate. Liverpool face Real Madrid in the Champions League final on May 28.See the Story
US & Canada

Husband of slain Uvalde, Texas, teacher dies two days later

47% Right coverage: 19 sources
Joe Garcia, the husband of teacher Irma Garcia, who was killed on Tuesday in the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting, has died of an apparent heart attack. Garcia and Irma were high school sweethearts. Irma had reportedly died trying to protect the children in her classroom. 19 students and two teachers were killed in the mass shooting.See the Story

Zwane wants to bring the happiness back to Kaizer Chiefs

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Arthur Zwane was officially unveiled as the new head coach of Kaizer Chiefs on Thursday. He will be assisted by long-time colleague Dillon Shepard. The duo were installed as interim co-coaches after Stuart Baxter's firing a few weeks ago and did fairly well to stabilise the team. He says this is what he was born to bring to the club.See the Story
Africa · South Africa

'Education is key in ensuring the sustainability of blood business', SANBS specialist | The Citizen

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Maintaining adequate blood stocks is an ongoing challenge for many countries. In South Africa, less than one percent of the population are active blood donors. It is illegal for blood donors to be given any financial or other rewards. For most people, donating blood is motivated by pure altruism.See the Story

Daily news update: Court blow for Zuma, energy drink tragedy and Sibanye-Stillwater wage talks

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Sibanye-Stillwater begins fresh wage talks with striking unions. Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses former president Jacob Zuma's reconsideration application for the removal of prosecutor Billy Downer from his corruption trial. Three siblings die at school, one in critical condition after consuming energy drinks allegedly given to them by their father. Eskom technician stabbed in face while attending to a fault.See the Story

'We want water now not in 2025', Musina residents lambast Mchunu's long term water plan

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Musina residents are waiting for the government to provide them with clean, running water. Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu has been labelled a waste of time. In a meeting this week, a plan was hatched to share water with the Zimbabwe government from the newly constructed Beitbridge Water Treatment Works.See the Story

Former ‘permit fixer’ Ronney Marhule wilfully undermined legal processes against fugitives

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Despite being found guilty of dishonesty and fired, Ronney Marhule appears to be getting on with his life. The department has failed to say whether the former chief director for permitting has been criminally charged in the wake of his dismissal. Legal expert Ulrich Roux said Marhules was directly involved in the approval of the permanency application of the leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church and his family.See the Story

Growing trend of sexual crimes means we are failing as a society, we just have to do better

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Rapists do it for power, paedophiles say they have a disease. All excuses. It is telling most serial killers go after women.See the Story

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