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    Nigeria’s Boarding Schools Have Become a Hunting Ground for Kidnappers

    Northern Nigeria’s kidnap-for-ransom industry is growing, and it’s not just the well-off who are at risk. The new targets are poor villagers and ordinary schoolchildren.

    Now at the Boarding Gate: Coronavirus Tests

    Airlines and airports are offering the tests as a way for travelers whose results are negative to avoid quarantines at their destinations, and to revive travelers’ faith in flying.
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