COMMUNICATION | COMMUNICATION

10-May-2020 to 08:19

Is Covid-19 decimating S/Africa’s media industry?

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — There is not a corner of South African business life that the six-week lockdown has not adversely affected – and the country’s media landscape is no exception to this rule.

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09-May-2020 to 09:06

Sierra Leone’s RAIC calls for accurate data collection on COVID-19

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Rights to Access Information Commission (RAIC) is urging both public and private institutions to collect and provide accurate data on COVID-19 that has infected 257 people and claimed 17 lives in the country, according to official figures on Saturday.

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08-May-2020 to 18:57

Morocco creates communication hub to combat Covid-19

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — A communication platform between citizens and law enforcement agencies has been launched by the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) in Morocco with the aim of reporting behaviours and facts that go against the state of health emergency, in force in the kingdom since March 20.

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07-May-2020 to 18:43

Covid-19: Ivorian govt uses call center to fight fake news

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Ivorian Ministry of Youth Promotion and Employment has been equipped with a call center costing CFA300 million and a daily processing capacity of 5,000 non-stop free calls to help it fight fake news and rumors related to the Covid-19 pandemic, a statement sent to APA on Thursday revealed.

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30-Apr-2020 to 10:41

IPA to help African innovators to overcome challenges amid COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The International Publishers Association (IPA) announced on Thursday its offering financial support for African publishing entrepreneurs to overcome the staggering impact of COVID-19 pandemic on education in 2020 and beyond.

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25-Apr-2020 to 11:52

Ghanaian’s President urges media to report accurately on Covid-19 pandemic

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has charged the media to abide by the tenant of the profession by reporting truth and accuracy about the coronavirus which is also known as the Covid-19 pandemic.

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20-Apr-2020 to 15:10

World postal union postpones Abidjan congress

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The twenty-seventh congress of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) scheduled for Abidjan on August 10-28, 2020 has been postponed, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, APA learned on Monday from the Ivorian economic capital.

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