On this version of Africa 54, Zindzi Mandela, daughter of former South African president Nelson Mandela, has died; United States continues to be hard-hit by the rampaging coronavirus, with greater than 60,000 new confirmed instances reported on Sunday; South Africa declares a renewed ban on the sale of alcohol and a brand new nighttime curfew, because the variety of new corona-virus infections grows.
A54 Sports: Many sports activities occasions, together with horse racing, have been canceled or postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. One of them was the annual gold cup steeplechase within the plains, Virginia exterior Washington. But as an alternative of scrapping your complete occasion, the organizers determined to carry the race with out spectators. As we hear from VOA’s Deborah Block, this 12 months’s gold cup was supplied just about to anybody who needed to look at it.