Nigeria: Air Peace Identifies, Isolates Passenger With Suspected Coronavirus at MMA2

[This Day] A Nigerian passenger who was billed to travel from Lagos to Asaba on Air Peace flight yesterday was stopped and isolated by the airline’s Coronavirus screening team when it discovered that he was very sick at the domestic terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, known as MMA2.

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Uganda: When ‘Museveni,’ ‘Bush’ Were Feared – Only to Be Whispered

[East African] William Pike, an idealistic young former ‘hippie’, born and raised in colonial Tanganyika, returns to East Africa to rediscover his childhood roots. He finds, to his dismay, that the optimism of independence has dissolved into ‘shabbiness and decline.’

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Hosni Mubarak, ex-despot of Egypt, died on February 25th, aged 91

BACK IN1981, when assassins’ bullets felled Anwar Sadat at a military parade and propelled Hosni Mubarak to Egypt’s highest office, no one dreamed he would fill it for longer than his two predecessors put together. As Sadat’s vice-president, the former air-force commander had kept the low profile of a stolid, trusted retainer.

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Africa: Climate Change Opens Up ‘Frontier’ Farmland, but At What Cost to the Planet?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Climate change could expand farmland globally by almost a third but would also bring significant environmental threats, including a risk of increased emissions from soils

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