Sign of a changing South: Raphael Warnock joins Senate

Control of the U.S. Senate turned on two Jan. 5 runoff elections in Georgia. By winning both, Democrats gained a knife-edge victory and defied predictions that running liberal statewide candidates in Georgia was a losing proposition. As a Black candidate, Raphael Warnock, an urbane Baptist preacher, made history in the South. He grew up in Savannah, one…Continue Reading

South Meets East With New General Tso’s Boneless Wings Meal at Zaxby’s

Premium fast-casual chicken chain introduces Asian-Southern fusion LTO Athens, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Zaxby’s, the fast-casual restaurant best known for its chicken fingers, wings and signature sauces, is bringing the sweet and the heat with its newest limited time offer. Zaxby’s boneless wings are tossed in General Tso’s sauce served with a side of ranch, crinkle fries,…Continue Reading

U.K. to Ban Travelers From South America Because of New Virus Strain

The U.K. will close its borders to travelers from South America and Portugal on Friday as concern grows over a new Covid-19 variant that researchers believe emerged in the Brazilian Amazon, a region that has struggled to cope with the disease. The variant, which shares similarities with the highly infectious types identified in Britain and…Continue Reading

Percy Tau: The South African superstar Brighton have waited two-and-a-half years to bring to the Premier League

It was Friday 20 July 2018 when Brighton announced the signing of striker Percy Tau. The Seagulls had agreed a £2.5m fee with Mamelodi Sundowns, with Tau signing a four-year contract at the Amex.Football supporters in his homeland went mad at the prospect of the Lion of Judah turning out in the Premier League, while…Continue Reading

New South Wales records four new local cases of coronavirus 

New South Wales has recorded four new locally acquired cases of coronavirus amid fears the virus is spreading undetected in Sydney’s western suburbs. One case is linked to the Northern Beach cluster, two are linked to the Berala cluster and one is a mystery case in western Sydney. There was a further case recorded in hotel quarantine. Masks…Continue Reading

Latest News The Ministry of Health with support from WHO and partners vaccinated over 63 000 people with oral cholera vaccine in Bor South county, South Sudan

Juba, 22 December 2020 – to prevent the risk of a cholera outbreak following the devastating floods that displaced communities and led to contamination of water sources in Bor South county, the Ministry of Health with support from World Health Organization (WHO) and partners vaccinated over 63 280 individuals aged one year and above against…Continue Reading

South Korea reports 657 new daily COVID cases, fewest in nearly 4 weeks

FILE PHOTO: A man reads a book while waiting in a line to undergo coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at a coronavirus testing site which is temporarily set up in front of a railway station on Christmas day in Seoul, South Korea, December 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/FilesSEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported 657 new coronavirus cases…Continue Reading

State of the AFC South Following Week 15

Only two weeks remain in the 2020 NFL season. Through 15 weeks, we now have a clear idea of which teams are playing for January football, and which teams are building for the future. How does each AFC South team stack up in these areas through Week 15? We try to determine it here. AFC South standingsTennessee…Continue Reading

South Korea logs second-highest daily coronavirus tally as criticism of government grows

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported its second-highest daily tally of coronavirus cases as a survey underscored growing public dissatisfaction with President Moon Jae-in’s handling of the latest wave of infections hitting the country.According to a poll by research firm Realmeter published on Wednesday, six in ten South Koreans believe urgency should be prioritised over…Continue Reading