Ethiopia gold exports surge after crackdown on smuggling

Ethiopian gold exports surged after the central bank offered higher prices for the metal in a bid to curb smuggling and as part of wider efforts to spur investment in mining.
Emirates was banned from operating in the country after the United Arab Emirates stopped issuing visa
Nigeria lifts Emirates airlines ban
Nigeria has lifted the ban it placed on the world's biggest long-haul carrier operating flights into the country.
The airline maximised on freight operations due to restrictions on air travel
Acting 'fast' saved Ethiopian Airlines
Quick adaptation has enabled Ethiopian Airlines weather through coronavirus restrictions and "saved the airline", its CEO Tewolde Gebremariam has told the AFP news agency.
South Africa’s lockdown – one of the strictest in the world
South Africa reports record job losses
South Africa’s economy lost 2.2 million jobs in the second quarter of 2020, according to the government's statistics agency, which is the largest fall on record.
Jewellery maker Kijolo Kasale told the BBC she was missing the money she got from European tourists
'We pray the tourists come back soon' - Kenya
Communities in private wildlife conservancies in Kenya are finding it hard to feed their families as the tourism industry continues to struggle from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
A South African Airways aircraft at the OR Tambo International Airport, (Reuters)
South Africa commits $650 million to national airline
South Africa has pledged 10.5 billion rand ($650 million) to South African Airways (SAA), one of the administrators of the ailing state-owned airline said on Friday.
China's CRRC is the world's largest train manufacturer
South Africa halts deal with world's biggest train maker
South Africa's rail freight company Transnet has suspended business dealings with the Chinese train manufacturer CRRC, over contract disputes, but it may have to reverse that ban to get its locomotives repaired.