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Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with South African Airways ‚Äď official

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Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters...
Business

US sanctions 11 entities for aiding Iran’s oil sector

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The US imposed sanctions on 11 entities and three executives Thursday for allegedly aiding an Iranian energy firm that was blacklisted in January, and helping...
Business

U.S. approves over $1.2 billion grants to 405 airports

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The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports...
Business

External reserves reverse negative trend, rises to $35.7 billion

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The nation’s external reserves, last week, rose (though slightly) for the first time in 12 weeks, to $35.66 billion. Data from the Central Bank of...
Business

Lekoil seeks $100 million for Ogo oilfield drilling

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Nigerian energy company Lekoil Ltd needs to raise around $100 million before it can start drilling in its Ogo oilfield, its chief executive told Reuters....
Business Insurance

South Africa retailers feel pain from virus pandemic

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South Africa‚Äôs retail industry is feeling the pain from the coronavirus pandemic on two fronts ‚ÄĒ store closures during lockdown and the sharply reduced purchasing...
Business

Iran says ready to pay compensations in crashed Ukrainian plane case

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Iran is ready to pay compensations pertaining to the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed in Iran’s airspace in January, head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organisation...
African News

Kenyan students mourn lost year as school scrapped over virus

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Kenyan teenager Bella Achieng Otieno wants nothing more than to return to her classroom, growing anxious about her future with every passing day her school...
Business

NRC: Lagos-Ibadan train service to kick-start with 16 trips daily

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, says it will commence skeletal operations on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage Rail line from the middle of September with 16...