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Lufthansa returns to profits after COVID-19 slump

Berlin, Germany | Xinhua | After two consecutive years of losses, Germany’s flagship airline Lufthansa said on Friday it had once again made a profit in 2022, as international air traffic recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to “strong increase in demand for air travel over the course of the year,” the …

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How to transform African agriculture

It requires understanding of challenges, clear vision for meeting them, and commitment to solutions COMMENT | Safia Boly and Omid Kassiri | The COVID-19 pandemic, compounded by supply-chain disruptions and surging inflation, has highlighted the fragilities of Africa’s food systems, leading to a 60% increase in hunger across the continent in 2020 …

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COVID-19 still int’l health emergency: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic still constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), the WHO’s highest alert level. The announcement came amid the recent increase of weekly reported deaths worldwide. After its quarterly assessment meeting on the …

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Namibia blames COVID-19 for poor 2022 high school academic results

Windhoek, Namibia | Xinhua | COVID-19 is blamed as one of the causes of the poor results of the 2022 senior secondary certificate ordinary level and senior secondary certificate advanced subsidiary in Namibia due to the loss of face-to-face teaching and learning time at the pandemic’s peak. Out of more than 38,000 …

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