Google launches coronavirus website in the United States
Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai said in a blog post last Sunday that the search giant was partnering with the US government to create a website by 16 March.
South Asian governments impose coronavirus curfews, border controls
The region, home to 1.9 billion people, appears to have been less hard-hit than elsewhere in the world but the rate of new infections in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka has accelerated, with 869 detected cases and seven deaths.
Abortion activists in Poland fret as coronavirus curbs access
Many callers were worried about their shipments of abortion pills, which are illegal in Poland, and others feared they would not be able to reach clinics abroad in time to have the procedure.
Joshua-Pulev heavyweight title fight postponed due to coronavirus
The 38-year-old former European amateur super-heavyweight champion Pulev said the fight would probably take place at the end of the year instead of June 20 at Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium in London as scheduled.
Man Utd to pay casual workers if games are cancelled
English soccer was suspended until April 30 and governing bodies said the current season could be extended indefinitely.
Prince Harry's Invictus Games postponed over coronavirus outbreak
Prince Harry added the games would be moved to 2021 but no dates were known yet.
Panic buying forces South African supermarkets to ration food
As the spread of the infection triggers panic buying across the world, South African retailers are saying they are working with their suppliers to ensure a consistent supply of products like meat and canned food, and medicine.
Africa coronavirus cases to rise as some escape detection - Africa CDC head
The virus has multiplied in Africa more slowly than Asia or Europe, but 34 African nations have now reported a total of more than 600 coronavirus cases.
FACTBOX: Latest on the spread of coronavirus around the world
Reuters has gathered the latest information on all COVID-19 developments from across the globe.
'No need to decide today', Australia continues to plan for Tokyo
In a sometimes fiery news conference at AOC headquarters, chief executive Matt Carroll and Chef de Mission Ian Chesterman defended their decision to follow the advice of the IOC.
'Cordial and united' - football buries differences to tackle coronavirus
Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin didn’t mention any names but Fifa president Gianni Infantino, whose efforts to create the Club World Cup have not gone down well with Uefa, was sitting in the front row.
Beijing hit by record imported coronavirus cases, zero China transmissions
It was the first time since the virus took hold late last year in Hubei province - including the city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak - that China has recorded no locally transmitted cases.
Apple brings back 'scissor' keyboards in latest MacBook Air
With prices starting from $999, the new laptops will be available for orders on the company’s online store from Wednesday and will be available in stores next week.
US sanctions Chinese, SA companies over Iran, petrochemicals
The United States has targeted a number of Chinese, Hong Kong and South African companies in a fresh round of Iran-related sanctions regarding petrochemicals, according to the US State Department said in a statement on Wednesday.
Rand, stocks sink as coronavirus pummels markets again
Markets globally were stumbling again as cases of coronavirus continued to rise and countries took increasingly draconian measures to stem the increase.
Consumer inflation rises to 4.6% y/y in February
On a month-on-month basis, price growth was at 1.0% in February, from 0.3% in the previous month.
France under lockdown as coronavirus crisis deepens
France’s 67 million people are allowed out of their homes only to buy groceries, go to work or seek medical care after Macron announced strict border controls and restrictions on movement late on Monday.
Rand, stocks claw back some lost ground
Stocks also clawed back some of the value lost on Monday – the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) deepest daily drop on record.