APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibian President Hage Geingob has ordered a freeze on the purchase of new vehicles for ministers and other public officials over the next five years as part of austerity measures by his government.
APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A South African opposition leader on Monday advised President Cyril Ramaphosa to use the country’s internal finance sources to resuscitate the economy following the coronavirus pandemic before turning to Bretton Woods institutions.
APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s anti-graft agency has warned against the misuse of funds designated for the fight against Covid-19, vowing to prosecute any individual or organization suspected of involvement in a corrupt deal.
APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended the partial lockdown of certain parts of the country by another one week to avert further spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the country.
APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet on Saturday announced donation of 50 per cent of their March salaries to support government’s efforts to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The much anticipated report of the Commissions of Inquiry (COI) into the activities of the former officials who served in the administration of ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma has been presented to President Julius Maada Bio.