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BBC closes its offices in Tanzania as staff tests positive for COVID-19

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has allegedly closed all its offices in Tanzania after one of its staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Therefore to avoid further spread, the management decided to shut down all its offices in Tanzania until further notice. However, the Cyclone Times team has learned that about 20 staff members have […]

Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers

  An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down just after taking off from Boufarik military airport, west of Algiers. An inquiry is under way into the cause of the crash – Algeria’s worst-ever air disaster. The government has declared three days of […]