April 16, 2021
  • April 16, 2021

Ethiopian Airlines pilot lands at wrong Zambia airport

by on April 5, 2021 0

An Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane flying into Zambia accidentally landed at an airport that is still under construction, a government official said Monday. The plane hit the tarmac on Sunday at the uncompleted airport in Zambia’s northern Copperbelt province, which is currently served by the Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport around 15 kilometres (nine...

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IMF approves $2.34 bln facilities for Kenya to fight Covid-19

by on April 5, 2021 0

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved about $2.34 billion 38-month arrangements under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for Kenya. The facilities are meant to support the next phase of Kenya’s COVID-19 response and address the urgent need to reduce debt vulnerabilities, the IMF stated in a...

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COVID-19 vaccine side effects, why some people get them

by on April 2, 2021 0

Doctors say side effects are not a cause for concern, but merely a sign that your immune system is building up a response. Across the globe, millions of citizens in many countries are currently receiving coronavirus vaccinations providing from various drugmakers, which include Johnson and Johnson, AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. However, some people have been...

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IMF approves $312.4 mln credit facility for Madagascar

by on March 30, 2021 0

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) executive board has approved a $312.4 million extended credit facility arrangement for Madagascar to help it cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate-related shocks, the fund said. “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a severe human and economic toll on Madagascar, reversing recent social and economic progress,...

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