CBN to sell dollars to fuel importers, airlines
05 April 2017 | 3:36 pm
The Central Bank of Nigeria plans to offer dollar forwards to be delivered within two months, in a bid to offset the backlog of matured forex obligations to fuel importers, manufacturers and airlines.
11 Apr 2021
The plane's nonappearance took its original destination in Zambia by surprise. As the pilot informed air traffic control that he was about to land, they told him: "We can't see you."
30 Apr 2021
United Airlines' workers facilitate the first shipment of ventilators from Chicago to Delhi on Wednesday evening. The ventilators were donated by the US-India Chamber of Commerce in Dallas-Fort Worth.
12 May 2021
A French court has thrown out a lawsuit against Monsanto and other former Agent Orange manufacturers brought by a victim of the toxic defoliant used during the Vietnam War. She plans to appeal.
4 Jun 2021
London to New York may again be possible in under 4 hours after the US-based airline struck a deal for 15 ultrafast jets. Regular commercial supersonic flights have not been seen since 2003.
18 Jun 2021
Coming across a dead whale might not seem like finding treasure, but for a group of Yemeni fishermen that’s exactly what it was. In the whale’s belly they found a lump of ambergris, a hugely valuable waxy substance used in the making of perfume.
2 Jul 2021
Brazilians protest in front of Brasilia's National Congress in support of a fresh bid launched by opposition lawmakers to impeach President Jair Bolsonaro, after more allegations broke of corruption in acquiring coronavirus vaccines to tackle a pandemic he is accused of having criminally mishandled.
26 Jul 2021
Zoom has announced a $14.7 billion (£10.7b) deal to buy a cloud-based call centre operator.
3 Sep 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
7 Sep 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
12 Oct 2021
Southwest Airlines has said air traffic control issues are behind the cancellation of hundreds of flights. The pilots' union has denied reports its members staged a work stoppage to protest the airline's vaccine mandate.
21 Oct 2021
Experts question whether Google's planned $1 billion investment in Africa stands to benefit the continent in the long term. Instead, some see it as another avenue for big tech companies to acquire budding start-ups.
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More and more children are found to be HIV-positive in northwest Pakistan. Officials attribute the trend to mandatory pre-surgery testing and growing public awareness.
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Recent reports suggest that LGBTQ people in Egypt are increasingly being targeted digitally. But activists and observers say that the crackdown is, in fact, systemic.
19 mins ago
Trump's former national security advisor, John Bolton, to Conflict Zone: I don't think he knew what he was doing.
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Minister of National Security Itamar Ben-Gvir announced a postponement of plans to overhaul the judiciary, which had triggered protests and strikes by those who opposed.
47 mins ago
The International break is over and the return of club football provides some big games which Ayomide Sotubo previews for you in this new episode of The Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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A woman wielding "assault-style" rifles and a pistol killed six people at an elementary school in the southern US state of Tennessee. The White House called on lawmakers to pass stricter gun laws after the tragedy.