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Two killed as Gabon citizens protest coronavirus restrictions

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Two people have died after demonstrations in Gabon’s two major cities, the prime minister said on Friday, as anger over restrictions aimed at curbing...

Coronavirus pandemic worsens 2020 outlook for Rolls-Royce

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British engineering company Rolls-Royce downgraded this year’s cash outflow forecast and warned of a challenging outlook as the slump in air travel continues. But the...

Cyber attacks seen on coronavirus vaccine infrastructure -US Senator Peters

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Cyber attacks have been waged against COVID-19 vaccine distribution infrastructure, including a cold-chain storage company, US Senator Gary Peters said on Thursday. “IBM recently released...

Refugee women in Africa say domestic violence rose during pandemic

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More than 70% of displaced and refugee women in Africa have seen a rise in domestic violence in their communities during the coronavirus pandemic,...

Coronavirus exposure risk on airplanes very low, US defense study finds

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The risk of exposure to the coronavirus on flights is very low, a US Department of Defense study released on Thursday found, a positive...

Britain’s spies defending COVID-19 vaccine work

British spies are defending COVID-19 vaccine work against hostile powers seeking to either steal or sabotage research data in the race for the global...

National state of disaster tasking continues for soldiers and military medics

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From a high of more than 80 000 military personnel “employed” at the height of the national state of disaster called to “save” South...

Libyan interior minister restored to post after talks

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Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) on Thursday restored the interior minister to his post after announcing his suspension last week following...

Africa Command donates COVID-19 supplies to Ghana

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The US military’s Africa Command has donated approximately $75 000 in COVID-19 supplies to the Ghana Armed Forces. The command used Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and...

Airports Company of SA faces massive losses due to COVID-19

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The Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) is facing net losses of R5 billion between now and 2023 as the coronavirus pandemic slashes its...

SANDF highlights its contribution to Operation Notlela

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has detailed the extent of its contribution to Operation Notlela to help combat the coronavirus pandemic, from...

SANDF receives PPE from China

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has taken delivery of a consignment of personal protective equipment (PPE) from China, which arrived at OR...

Cautious optimism for future large commercial transport market

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Forecast International is projecting that approximately 26 975 large commercial jet transports will be produced in the 15 years from 2020 through 2034. The...

Impact of COVID-19 on African aviation and economies is worsening –...

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new data indicating that the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s aviation industry and economies has worsened...

US C-130J delivers personal protective equipment to South Africa

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A United States Air Force C-130J Super Hercules on Saturday delivered nearly R6 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the South African...

Don’t stand so close: Singapore trials automated drones to check

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Beware, Singaporeans standing too close, automated drones might be keeping an eye on you from above. Singapore’s police have been trialling two pilotless drones developed...

Spirit AeroSystems cuts 1 100 jobs due to coronavirus, 737 MAX...

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Boeing supplier Spirit AeroSystems Holdings said on Friday it was cutting 1 100 jobs in its commercial programs due to the most recent production...

Kenya Airways resumes international flights after virus curbs lifted

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Kenya Airways resumed international flights on Saturday, heading to about 30 destinations for the first time since the routes were suspended in March due...

RDM does its bit for Mandela Day

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On Friday, 24 July, as part of Rheinmetall Denel Munition’s (RDM’s) Mandela Day initiative, a mixed group of the company’s employees visited the Macassar...

COVID-19 brings uncertainty to SA airlines’ future

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COVID-19 shut down almost all industries in South Africa when the country was under the level five lockdown. Now, under level three lockdown, approaching...

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