Lebanon’s caretaker government has edged it towards economic crisis

PITY THE finance minister who must instil confidence in Lebanon, which has the fifth-highest public-debt burden in the world, at 150% of GDP. But Ali Hassan Khalil did a staggeringly poor job of it when he told a local newspaper his country was ready to default.

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Zimbabwe: President Declares Monthly National Clean-Up Day

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday declared the first Friday of each calendar month, the National Environment Cleaning Day, as his Government moves to ensure the country has sustainable environment management and waste disposal systems.

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Ethiopia: Ethiopia Overtakes Dubai as Air Passengers’ Gateway to Africa

[ForwardKeys] The extraordinary rise of Ethiopia as a destination and a transfer hub for long-haul travel to Sub-Saharan Africa has been revealed in the latest findings from ForwardKeys which predicts future travel patterns by analysing 17 million flight booking transactions a day.

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