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6 Oct
Sustainable fuels are seen as key to making carbon-neutral flying possible. But there are some major hurdles preventing these cleaner alternatives from getting off the ground.
26 Oct 2020
It's the most abundant element on Earth: hydrogen. Could it help us fly commercial airplanes with zero emissions by 2035? That's the promise made by Airbus as the aviation sector faces an unprecedented crisis fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic and growing calls for a green recovery. But hydrogen is energy-hungry to produce and bulky to store. So is it a viable promise?
26 Aug 2020
A one-time Nigerian minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, recently lashed out at a journalist, Eyo Charles, after the Daily Trust reporter asked him during at a press parley in Calabar who was bankrolling his trip to the Cross River State capital.⁣⁣ Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday, apologised for referring to Charles as “stupid” but not after he had come under heavy criticism for his outburst.⁣⁣
20 Jul 2020
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11 Apr 2020
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja speaks on the detention of Pilots by the governor of Rivers State, Wike. Stating that, Nigerian workers flying into the city to do their jobs shouldn’t have led to them being detained.⁣ ⁣
20 Jan 2020
The US aerospace giant said it is "keeping our customers and suppliers informed" about the new software issue. Aviation regulators have grounded the 737 Max across the globe after two deadly crashes.
30 Jul 2019
In an effort to fight climate change, the Left party has proposed nationalizing Germany's airlines. Aviation regulation is currently at the center of a political debate on achieving targets for reducing emissions.
22 Jul 2019
Nigerian aviation sector doesn't support competition, Senator Yusuf claims.
25 May 2019
Minister of state for Aviation, Hadi Sirika has stepped into the face-off between aviation workers and their employer, the Nigerian CivilAviation Authority.
30 Mar 2019
How we'll create an investment-friendly environment in the aviation sector - Hadi Sirika
13 Mar 2019
U.S. aviation regulators have said they anticipate mandating changes to Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft by April after a second fatal crash in five months. The FAA says the planes remain airworthy and have no intention of following China’s lead in grounding it.
5 Mar 2019
With a fleet of helicopters, a new aviation school and a graduating class of new pilots on the way; Akagera Aviation is providing a solution for Rwanda's desire to reduce reliance on foreign pilots. CNBC Africa's Makeda Mahadeo sat down with Patrick Nkulikiyimfura, Managing Director of Akagera Aviation for more.

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South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the incursion off its east coast lasted roughly 10 minutes. Beijing later said the warplanes entering South Korea's air defense identification zone was part of an exercise.
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Germany follows many other countries in marking a sad threshold. According to figures from the country's Robert Koch Institute, 100,000 people have now died of COVID-19. Behind every number is a name, and a person.
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After 16 years, the post-Merkel era is finally upon us. Social Democratic leader Olaf Scholz is taking the mantle to form Germany's first three-party coalition since the 1950s. How will it work? How compatible are the Greens to his left and the liberal FDP to his right? Berlin's loosening or tightening of the purse strings in these uncertain times is sure to dictate the tone at home and in Brussels.
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African voices are at the heart of conversations at the COP26 climate summit. Despite contributing the least to greenhouse gas emissions, the continent is on the frontline of changes that threaten the environment and livelihoods. In Mauritius, there are fears all the country's beaches could be gone in just 50 years. Meanwhile, the Rwandan capital Kigali is being transformed into a green city with a pedestrian-only centre and self-service bikes.
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The NGO says authorities desperately need to do more to address the crisis of gender-based violence, particularly amid the pandemic. But hard data on the number of victims is still worryingly difficult to come by.