06-Apr-2020 to 23:58

Cote d'Ivoire receives $4.6m from US to fight Covid-19

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The United States has donated $4.6 million to help Cote d'Ivoire tackle the Covid-19, an official in the country’s economic capital told APA on Monday.

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06-Apr-2020 to 23:10

Covid-19: Gambia extends annual tax payment

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — As Gambia intensifies measures to contain the deadly coronavirus (Covid-19) the government has suspended declarations and payment of annual tax for the next two months.

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06-Apr-2020 to 15:44

Nigeria turns to IMF, AfDB for $3.5bn to support 2020 budget

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria has applied for $3.5 billion concessional fund from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) to support the implementation of the 2020 budget.

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05-Apr-2020 to 11:21

Gambia gets $10m World Bank grant to tackle Covid-19

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The World Bank has approved a $10 million grant from the International Development Association for The Gambia to help contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

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05-Apr-2020 to 11:12

Liberia confirms first death from Coronavirus

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Health authorities in Liberia have confirmed the country's first death from coronavirus.

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04-Apr-2020 to 12:48

Sierra Leone slams curfew in district bordering Guinea

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — As covid-19 cases spiral in Guinea, Sierra Leone has moved to prevent a spillover with the imposition of a curfew.

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04-Apr-2020 to 10:06

Ghanaian leader rallies political support against Covid-19

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian leader Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has rallied support from political parties in the country to help in the fight the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) which has so far claimed five lives.

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