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South Korea: Moon’s party dealt crushing defeats in mayoral polls

Conservative opposition People Power Party wins landslide victories in votes for the mayors of the country’s two biggest cities of Seoul and Busan.South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s Democratic Party has suffered devastating defeats in elections for the mayors of the country’s two biggest cities, results showed on Thursday, amid political scandals and policy blunders. The election…

Video: South Carolina Misses 2 Game-Winners, Falls to Stanford in Women’s Final Four

Ben Solomon via Getty ImagesA heartbreaking finish capped Stanford’s 66-65 win over South Carolina in the Final Four of the NCAA Division I women’s college basketball tournament on Friday in San Antonio.Bleacher Report @BleacherReportSouth Carolina was THIS close to winning the game on a buzzer beater 🤯 pic.twitter.com/n9jCk2OHxxSouth Carolina forward Aliyah Boston stole the ball…

South Sudan: Road Attacks Leave Nearly 30 Dead

Juba , South Sudan — A string of deadly road attacks in South Sudan, including one on a governor’s convoy returning from the scene of an earlier attack, have left nearly 30 people dead. Officials in Eastern Equatoria state say gunmen killed a bodyguard of Governor Louis Lobong Lojore and a woman on Monday, a…

South Africa: SA Secures 30 Million Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that South Africa has secured 30 million Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines. Also, 220 million jabs that will leave the Aspen Pharmacare’s production line will be spread throughout the African continent. The President made the announcement when he and his Deputy, David Mabuza, visited the Aspen Pharmacare sterile manufacturing…

South Africa: SA At Cutting Edge of TB Vaccine Research

It is a hundred years since the BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guerin) vaccine, the only registered vaccine proven to offer some protection against tuberculosis , was first used in people. A relative shortage of public funding and little interest from pharmaceutical companies to develop new unprofitable TB vaccines has frustrated scientific research in this area for most…