20-Apr-2020 to 11:04

Liberian newspapers headline extension of state of emergency, rise of COVID-19 c...

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Lawmakers extending the State of Emergency to 60 days and COVID-19 cases rising to 91 dominate the headlines in the Monday, April 20 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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17-Apr-2020 to 09:36

Sierra Leone: Covid-19, party leadership tussle steal local press headlines

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Friday’s editions of Sierra Leonean dailies focus on Covid-19 response and a leadership tussle within the governing Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) in parliament, among others.

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15-Apr-2020 to 11:04

Ghana: Press focuses on fumigation of schools, Covid-19 Trust fund, others

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The fumigation of schools and donations to the COVID-19 Trust Fund dominate the headlines of Ghanaian newspapers on Wednesday.

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15-Apr-2020 to 10:51

Nigerian press focuses on 3-year economy revival policy, fear of new recession

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The three-year revival policy of the Nigerian economy by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the warning of another recession dominate the headlines of Nigerian press on Wednesday.

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14-Apr-2020 to 11:26

Liberian newspapers headline COVID-19, state of emergency

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The latest update on the Coronavirus in Liberia and lawmakers failing to convene to discuss the state of emergency declared by President Weah dominate the headlines in the Tuesday, April 14 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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10-Apr-2020 to 23:57

S/Leone: Union alleges state sanctioned brutality of journalists

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The umbrella Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has accused the government of presiding over state sanctioned brutality against journalists and called for an end to it.

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07-Apr-2020 to 11:34

Liberia newspapers headline COVID-19, court dismissal of NEC Chair

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The confirmation of 14 COVID-19 cases and court dismissing nationality of Nigerian appointed as NEC Chair dominate the headlines in the Tuesday, April 7 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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