Cecil Rhodes monument damaged in Cape Town

The head of Cecil Rhodes has been chopped away from a bust of the 19th century colonialist at a monument on the slopes of Table Mountain in Cape Town, park rangers said. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality … Read more Cecil Rhodes monument damaged in Cape Town

Giant blobs of sea foam invade Cape Town, city lashed by gale force winds

As if a global pandemic and one of the world’s strictest lockdowns wasn’t bad enough, South Africa has been powdered with snow and lashed by gale-force winds – and now Cape Town’s streets are clogged with vast plumes of seafoam. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/almm Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us … Read more Giant blobs of sea foam invade Cape Town, city lashed by gale force winds

USA v Canada & France v Australia | HSBC Cape Town Sevens 2019

Memories of Cape Town USA v Canada France v Australia Rewatch all the womens action from the HSBC Cape Town Sevens 2019 SUBSCRIBE to World Rugby on Youtube – https://youtube.com/user/irb For news, stories, highlights and more, go to our official website at     https://www.world.rugby  Follow World Rugby on social media: Youtube https://www.youtube.com/user/irb Facebook https://www.facebook.com/worldrugby Twitter https://twitter.com/worldrugbyInstagram … Read more USA v Canada & France v Australia | HSBC Cape Town Sevens 2019

NASA’s Perseverance rover will scour Mars for signs of life

NASA’s most advanced Mars rover, Perseverance, will launch from Cape Canaveral on July 30. It is currently on a mission to seek out signs of ancient microbial life on what was once a river delta 3.5 billion years ago. The interplanetary voyage will last six months. Should the SUV-sized vehicle touch down unscathed, it will … Read more NASA’s Perseverance rover will scour Mars for signs of life

South Africa imposes booze ban to stem lockdown violence

South Africa has reintroduced restrictions, including a ban on alcohol sales and a return of a night-time curfew, in Cape Town and other parts of the country amid a spike in coronavirus cases. FRANCE 24 correspondent Emsie Ferreira says the ban on alcohol in particular has been unpopular, but not unexpected. Subscribe to France 24 … Read more South Africa imposes booze ban to stem lockdown violence

Tropical Storm Fay: Streets Flood as East Coast Gets Hammered With Heavy Rain

Tropical Storm Fay slightly picked up speed and strength as it moved closer to land Friday, and forecasters decreased projections for rain totals and flooding. Fay was expected to bring 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 centimeters) of rain, with the possibility of flash flooding in parts of the mid-Atlantic and southern New England, … Read more Tropical Storm Fay: Streets Flood as East Coast Gets Hammered With Heavy Rain

Tropical Storm Warning: Fay Makes Landfall in New Jersey with Heavy Wind and Rain

Tropical Storm Fay slightly picked up speed and strength as it moved closer to land Friday, and forecasters decreased projections for rain totals and flooding. Fay was expected to bring 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 centimeters) of rain, with the possibility of flash flooding in parts of the mid-Atlantic and southern New England, … Read more Tropical Storm Warning: Fay Makes Landfall in New Jersey with Heavy Wind and Rain

SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying GPS III Space Vehicle for U.S. Space Force

SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 rocket to deliver an upgraded global positioning satellite (GPS) into orbit for the U.S. Space Force from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake … Read more SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying GPS III Space Vehicle for U.S. Space Force

Fans Gathered to Celebrate Liverpool’s First League Title Since 1990

They had waited 10 years for this, just the last of three decades of frustration for Liverpool supporters that included tragedy and heartbreak yet rarely silenced the passionate scouse voices singing in the Kop. When the final whistle sounded at London’s Stamford Bridge, John Henry was in Brookline, Massachusetts, just outside Boston, where he’s been … Read more Fans Gathered to Celebrate Liverpool’s First League Title Since 1990

South Africa to start continent’s first coronavirus vaccine pilot

South Africa plans to roll out the continent’s first coronavirus vaccine trial this week, according to the university leading the pilot. The vaccine candidate, developed by the Oxford Jenner Institute in the United Kingdom, is already being evaluated there, where 4,000 participants have signed up for the trial. The country grapples with the highest number … Read more South Africa to start continent’s first coronavirus vaccine pilot

Colonial Statues: How African Countries Responded From Liberation to #RhodesMustFall

Cecil Rhodes, King Leopold, Paul Kruger. Statues honoring leaders of colonial rule have been pulled down over the years in Africa after countries won independence or newer generations said relics had to go. Though a statue of imperialist Cecil John Rhodes was taken down in Zimbabwe – formerly Rhodesia – at independence, it was only … Read more Colonial Statues: How African Countries Responded From Liberation to #RhodesMustFall

Spectacular fireball blazes across the night sky | ABC News

Scientists say the “jury is still out” about a mysterious green glow that travelled across the sky in the remote West Australian outback early this morning. Night workers on remote sites from Cape Lambert to Hope Downs in the Pilbara saw the bright light just before 1:00am, and many captured it on video. There were … Read more Spectacular fireball blazes across the night sky | ABC News

Statues of Confederate Leaders, Slave Owners Taken Down Around the World

The rapidly unfolding movement to pull down Confederate monuments around the U.S. in the wake of George Floyd’s death has extended to statues of slave traders, imperialists, conquerors and explorers around the world, including Christopher Columbus, Cecil Rhodes and Belgium’s King Leopold II. Protests and, in some cases, acts of vandalism have taken place in … Read more Statues of Confederate Leaders, Slave Owners Taken Down Around the World

SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket with Internet Satellites to Low-Earth Orbit

Watch live as SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida with 60 internet-beaming satellites into low-Earth orbit for the Starlink project aimed at providing broadband services for customers globally. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on … Read more SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket with Internet Satellites to Low-Earth Orbit

South Africa delays reopening schools as country eases Covid-19 lockdown measures

South Africa prepares to reopen a part of its economy, but divisions arise as to whether it comes too early. The country pushed back the reopening of schools by a week saying that a substantial number of them are not ready to welcome students again, as FRANCE 24’s Cape Town correspondent Emsie Ferreira reports. Subscribe … Read more South Africa delays reopening schools as country eases Covid-19 lockdown measures