Picture News April 4, 2019

Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan, April 4 – An 18-year-old Japanese woman, once recognized for having the world’s longest teenage hair, had her first-ever haircut Tuesday before starting life at university. Keito Kawahara, who lives in Izumi in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, said she plans to donate it for medical wigs. photo courtesy of Kyodo
Maputo, Mozambique, April 4 – A child receives the vaccine for cholera at accommodation for people displaced by Cyclone. Nearly 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique, a country already hit with more than 1,000 cases of the deadly diarrheal disease in the wake of Cyclone Idai. Mozambique’s Ministry of Health confirmed 1,052 cases of cholera in the aftermath of the cyclone, which made landfall on March 14 near the port city of Beira. The vast majority, 959 cases, were in Beira where one death was confirmed. Photo courtesy of Unicef
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 4 – Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, gets into a car after his court appearance at the Kuala Lumpur High Court. Najib appeared in court for the start of his corruption trial, exactly 10 years after he was first elected to office only to suffer a spectacular defeat last year on allegations he pilfered millions of dollars from a state investment fund. Photo courtesy of Bernama
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 4 – Malaysia’s Aaron Chia – Soh Wooi Yik, (blue kersey) greet and congratulate players from England’s Marcus Ellis – Chris Langridge at second days of Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open 2019 at Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’a men’s doubles pair Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik continued their brilliant form with a convincing first round win in the Malaysian Open at the Axiata Arena here Wednesday (April 3). The All-England Open runners-up looked in control as they took out English pair Marcus Ellis-Chris Langridge 21-14, 21-19 to go in to the second round. Photo courtesy of Bernama