ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia 

The African Union demanded an urgent need to maintain COVID-19-related supply chains Wednesday by keeping the continent’s air cargo services in the skies.  

The request came in a communique issued after a video conference between African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy Amani Abou-Zeid and African ambassadors to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

“They discussed issues central to the urgent need to maintain the supply chain for drugs; medical equipment and food supplies to facilitate the humanitarian assistance missions to AU member States being organized by the Africa CDC, the World Food Program (WFP) and the

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