Ramaphosa Addresses South Africa’s Corruption

“South Africa’s president has delivered a withering description of the corruption that plagues the ruling African National Congress. Cyril Ramaphosa began his castigation with the controversy surrounding the awarding of contracts to help the country deal with the COVID-19 contagion.”

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Botswana Ends 7-Week Lockdown

“Botswana’s 48-day lockdown ended at midnight Wednesday after gradually relaxing restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus in the diamond rich southern African country. All businesses and schools are now cleared to reopen under government guidelines, including individual temperature checks, use of face masks and regular sanitizing.”

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Ethiopian Airlines Loses $550 Million, But Believes It Can Survive

“Africa’s biggest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, has lost more than half-a-billion dollars since January because of the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the financial loss, the company’s CEO remains confident the airline can keep flying, in part by increasing its cargo business.”

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