Zulu queen’s will designates Prince Misuzulu as heir

Prince Misuzulu Zulu – the eldest son of South Africa’s late Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini and his more recently deceased regent queen – has been designated heir to the monarchy amid a turbulent succession battle. Misuzulu Zulu, 46, whose name means “strengthening the Zulus”, was named heir in the last will of his deceased mother … Read more

Amazon employee dies at Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse, site of unionization drive

The Amazon fulfillment warehouse at the center of a unionization drive is seen on March 28, 2021 in Bessemer, Alabama. Elijah Nouvelage | Getty Images News | Getty Images An Amazon employee died at the company’s Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse, the company confirmed to CNBC. The facility was the site of a unionization effort that took … Read more

Janet Yellen says US ‘will reach full employment next year’ despite poor jobs report – as it happened

The Guardian’s Alexandra Villarreal reports: Texas Republicans passed their bill restricting voting rights on Friday afternoon, after cutting a deal with Democrats in backroom negotiations overnight. “Nobody deserves to wake up and find out that their rights have been further restricted. But time and time again during this legislative session, that’s what Texans have experienced,” … Read more

China urges U.N. states not to attend Xinjiang event hosted by Germany, U.S. and UK

A protester outside the White House urges the United States to take action to stop China’s oppression of the Uighurs, on August 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images China has urged United Nations member states not to attend an event planned next week by Germany, the United … Read more

Welsh election results 2021: Labour set to stay in power

The Labour seats of Alyn and Deeside, Gower, Swansea East, Swansea West, Neath, Aberavon, Ogmore, Bridgend, Cynon Valley, Pontypridd, Cardiff Central, Cardiff North, Cardiff South and Penarth, Cardiff West, Caerphilly, Islwyn, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney, Newport East, Newport West and Torfaen have also remained red. Source link

Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray

In the Philippines, a second surge in Covid-19 cases is putting renewed pressure on the healthcare system. The country currently has the second highest number of cases in South East Asia behind Indonesia. And with one of the longest and hardest lockdowns in the world, a crippling recession has forced thousands on to the streets … Read more