Government warns against fake news

28 March 2020, 1:11 PM
Government has come out to say that anyone that creates or spreads fake news about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is liable for prosecution.
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Credo Mutwa a multi-dimensional spiritual leader: Mancotywa 25 March 2020, 2:39 PM

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Grammy-winning country singer Kenny Rogers died late on Friday night at the age of 81, his family said on Saturday.

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People living with disabilities say it's a struggle to find a job even if you have tertiary qualifications. Some believe that there are employers out there that continue to discriminate against them.

Events industry set to lose billions owing to coronavirus impact 20 March 2020, 2:00 PM

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Prince Albert of Monaco tests positive for coronavirus 19 March 2020, 11:58 PM

Prince Albert of Monaco has tested positive for coronavirus but his health is not a cause for concern, his office said on Thursday.

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A prosecutor of the men known as the “Central Park Five” sued Netflix on Wednesday for defamation over her portrayal in “When They See Us,” claiming the miniseries fabricated both her statements and actions related to the 1989 case.