Category Archives: Economy

Chad’s gov’t abandons plans to cut salaries of civil servants

he Chadian government has decided to suspend a controversial cut in the salaries of civil servants announced in early January and which was at the centre of negotiations with trade unions, Prime Minister Albert Pahimi Padacké said on Wednesday. Chad, which has been facing a severe economic and social crisis since 2014, mainly due to the fall in oil prices,

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East Africa anticipates benefits from Kenya – U.S. direct flights

Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has achieved the Category One status that will allow for direct flights between Kenya and the US, bringing to an end the longSEARCH FOR express connection between the two countries. Officials from governments in East Africa and aviation companies operating in the region have welcomed the development, saying it will enhance trade, tourism and customer

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Maduro Cuts Off Venezuela’s Air and Sea Traffic With 3 Island Neighbors

MEDELLÍN, Colombia — President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela ordered a temporary shutdown of air and maritime traffic with three Caribbean neighbors on Friday, accusing smugglers there of seeking to plunder his country. In a televised address, Mr. Maduro said he had halted all flights and ship traffic to Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao for 72 hours. He accused the three countries

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