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Namibian airline ceases operations with immediate effect

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Namibia’s national carrier Air Namibia has decided to suspend all operations, cancelling all of its flights and grounding its aircraft with immediate effect. The airline urged all customers to cancel reservations and request refunds. According to the state-owned New Era newspaper, the announcement leaves more than 600 employees without jobs. …

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Vaccinal passports: path back to normality or problem in the making?

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Governments and developers around the world are exploring the potential use of “vaccine passports” as a way of reopening the economy by identifying those protected against the coronavirus. The travel and entertainment industries, which have struggled to operate at a profit while imposing social distancing regulations, are particularly interested in …

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Covid-19: Moderna announces that its vaccine would protect against variants

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On Monday, the American laboratory ModernaTherapeutics, claimed that its vaccine would protect against the British and South African variants. Stephane Bancel, CEO of Moderna added that this announcement would not have been made without excessive caution and without a battery of preliminary tests having been carried out in the laboratory. …

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Mozambique: opposition party Renamo condemns an action of the police

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The confiscation of alcohol during raids conducted by Mozambique’s police to enforce Covid-19 restriction measures has been condemned by the main opposition party Renamo. Last weekend, police raided bars and restaurants and confiscated alcoholic drinks. Bars had been ordered to close under new measures and restaurants had their opening hours …

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