[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles’ new A320neo aircraft landed at the Seychelles international airport of Pointe Larue on Thursday.
[DW] Expats in Africa are fearing that they will be attacked over the spread of COVID-19. Europeans and Americans are leaving, and others are thinking about it as accusations that they brought the virus to Africa circulate.
[Namibian] NAMIBIA has recorded its third case of a coronavirus infection, after a 61-year-old German national who travelled to Namibia tested positive for the virus.
[Deutsche Welle] Maritime piracy has increased off the west coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea, despite preventative measures. The issues lie on land rather than at sea. Is it time for the international community to intervene?
[Deutsche Welle] Angolans are calling for an international investigation into the world-wide dealings that allowed Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of the former president, to become the richest woman in Africa.
[East African] Kenya’s tourism earnings grew by 3.9 percent to Ksh163.6 billion ($1.6 billion) as arrivals defied terror threats and global geopolitics to remain above the two-million mark last year.
[Independent (Kampala)] Dr. Eng
FOR ALMOST two decades America’s navy and its allies in the Middle East spent most of their time chasing pirates, drug smugglers and terrorists in the region’s busy waters. But a string of attacks on oil tankers in 2019—blamed on Iran—has shifted their focus. In July America launched Operation Sentinel to improve its ability to spot and respond to threats to shipping in and around the Persian Gulf.
[VOA] A year after the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Global Refugee Compact to deal with the world refugees crisis, world leaders gathered in Geneva to weigh the progress made, and pledged more than $3 billion to support refugees and about 50,000 resettlement communities.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Tuesday made case for Africa’s business environment, saying the continent is ripe for investments from countries like Germany and others from the European Union (EU) area.