The Latest: CDC eases limits on indoor masks for vaccinated

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is easing indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to stop wearing masks inside in most places.. It will still call for wearing…

SITA marks a 25-year milestone in border management

GENEVA — SITA on May 10 celebrated the 25th anniversary of its border management business, a journey that started in 1996 in readiness for the 2000 Olympics Games in Sydney.. A quarter of a century on, SITA border solutions…

Nigeria’s economy is stuck in a rut

May 13th 2021 TALK THAT everything is expensive fills the air at a market in Lagos, Nigeria commercial capital.. Since February the minibus fare from home to the market has doubled, says Emmanuel Mokwe, who sells kitchen…

Why camel traders are getting the hump

May 13th 2021 IN 1906 LORENZ HAGENBECK received a request from the German government to supply its colonial army in South-West Africa (modern-day Namibia) with 1,000 camels.. But upon seeing how they haggled, Hagenback was…

The reinvention of Africa’s biggest lake

May 15th 2021 THE OLD fishermen at Cape landing site in central Uganda can remember when they first came, in the 1990s, to this sliver of rock that lies between a forest and the lake they call Nnalubaale.. In 1960, about…

Muhammad bin Salman of Saudi Arabia plays the diplomat

He charged into Yemen, detained Lebanon prime minister and had his people chop up a mild-mannered dissident, Jamal Khashoggi, in the Turkish city of Istanbul.. When Western countries, such as Canada and Germany, criticised…

Israel and Hamas move closer to war

May 13th 2021 WHAT BEGAN last month as a dispute over metal barricades in Jerusalem has now, in the surreal logic of the Holy Land, brought Israel and Gaza to the brink of war.. Since May 10th Palestinian militants in the…

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