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COVID-19 Pandemic: Ethiopian Airlines get Airbus commendation
Vanguard
Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, has expressed the airline’s appreciation to Airbus, the largest aircraft manufacturer, for deeming it fit to recognize the role it played and is still playing in the COVID- 19 Global Pandemic Crisis…Read more>>

ENERGY

South Africa’s Faces Major Oil Refinery Crisis
Oil Price
Two of South Africa’s four oil refineries are currently offline and expected to restart next year at the earliest, while the other two facilities also face an uncertain future as oil companies are reassessing their downstream portfolios…Read more>>

Fossil fuels to dominate Africa’s energy mix this decade – report
Power Engineering International
Reconnaissance Energy Africa (OTCQX:RECAF) is a small energy company with a market capitalization of roughly $180 million. The company, with 18% insider ownership, has had widely fluctuating share prices…Read more>>

TOURISM
Tanzania sets sights on conference tourism

The East African
Tanzania has set up a National Convention Bureau to promote conference tourism as a way of speeding up the industry’s recovery from the impact of Covid-19. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Dr Aloyce Nzuki, last week…Read more>>

Tourism in South Africa: an industry under lockdown fights for its own survival
DW
Just days before New Year’s Eve, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country was going back to tougher lockdown measures once more. Millions of South Africans felt more than annoyed at the reintroduction of an alcohol ban…Read more>>

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