Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on:
Global airline industry sees $201bn in COVID-related losses
Airline losses from the coronavirus pandemic are set to surpass $200 billion as travel curbs weigh on corporate and long-haul demand well into 2022, according to the industry’s main lobby. – Aljazeera reports.
War crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Libya since 2016, says UN
War crimes and crimes against humanity including murder, torture, enslavement, extrajudicial killings and rape have been committed in Libya since 2016, a United Nations investigation has found. – The Guardian reports.
Lagos govt warns nightclubs, bars against noise pollution
The Lagos State Government has sent a strict warning to nightclubs, bars, and lounges over noise pollution, with a threat to punish defaulters. – Punch reports.
Pandora Papers: Uhuru Kenyatta family’s secret assets exposed by leak
The family of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta secretly owned a network of offshore companies for decades, according to a huge leak of financial papers. – BBC reports.
Ethiopian parliament confirms Abiy Ahmed as prime minister
Ethiopia’s parliament confirmed incumbent Abiy Ahmed as prime minister for a five-year term on Monday, cementing his power domestically amid mounting international concern over his government’s handling of the conflict in northern Ethiopia. – CNN reports.