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6 Oct 2021
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
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday
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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The Russia House in Davos has always sold the Russia story to global investors, but now it's having to tell a rather bitter truth. In the absence of Russians, Ukraine is making sure Moscow's excesses are not forgotten.
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A wave of protests swept across Iran as people went online to express their opposition to the death penalty given to three young Iranians for taking part in demonstrations last year.
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The world is facing its worst food crisis in history. Millions of tonnes of wheat are stuck in Ukraine, worsening an already precarious situation for many countries that depend on exports from the region. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva tells FRANCE 24 Business Editor Kate Moody that only "very strong international mobilisation" will save the lives of millions of people. Also in our update from Davos: EU member states move towards an embargo on Russian oil, but with no consensus on the timeline.
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Over two thirds of young Colombians say their lives have got worse over the past year, which saw a fierce crackdown on anti-government protests in a country still recovering from five decades of conflict. Six years after the peace deal with the FARC rebels, many young people are backing the former mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, in the May 29 presidential election. If he wins, Petro would become Colombia's first-ever leftist leader. In this special edition of Inside the Americas, we meet several young Colombians who are hoping for change.