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APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone will go on a nationwide lockdown for three days from April 5 to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease in the country, the government announced on Wednesday.

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The three months ultimatum issued to electricity distribution companies to improve power supply, Africa’s request for debt relief and the crisis over slash in the price of petrol are some of the trending stories in the Nigerian press on Thursday.

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APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Twenty people have lost their lives in the Brazzaville commune of Kintele, following a heavy rainstorm on Wednesday morning, the City Mayor, Stella Mensha Sassou N’Guesso, has announced.

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APA - Lomé (Togo) — Togo has recorded a second death from Covid-19, the government information website on the pandemic has said on Wednesday.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — South Korea has approved $93 million concessional loan for Ethiopia to finance the Addis Ababa Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and land information management system (LIMS).

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia has announced the postponement of the general elections, which were scheduled to take place in August due to COVID-19 outbreak.

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