28-May-2020 to 15:38

Ivorian opposition rejects election timetable

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Ivorian opposition has rejected the electoral timetable for the October 2020 presidential election set by the Independent Electoral Commission (CEI), citing a lack of consensus.

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28-May-2020 to 15:21

30 dead in Nzérékoré as post-election violence sweeps Guinea

APA-Conakry (Guinea) — The Guinean government has acknowledged the death of 30 people in inter-communal clashes in the southern town of Nzérékoré, in the aftermath of the controversial March 22 referendum.

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28-May-2020 to 15:07

Cote d'Ivoire: UNDP, JICA boost police's Covid-19 readiness

APA-Abidjan (Cote d-Ivoire) — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Abidjan, offered 80 motorcycles, hygiene products, gloves and face masks to the Ivorian police to enhance its mobility in the fight against Covid-19 and gender-based violence (GBV).

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27-May-2020 to 18:13

Gambia plans repatriation flight for citizens stranded abroad

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government is planning a repatriation flight for its nationals stranded abroad through the course of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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27-May-2020 to 17:34

Guinea in low-key send-off for late Mory Kante

APA - Conakry (Guinea) — A low-key funeral punctuated by Mandingo songs has been held in the Guinean capital Conakry to pay final tribute to the legendary musician Mory Kante, who died last Friday of chronic illness at the age of 70.

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26-May-2020 to 23:04

Post Covid-19: Africa urged to reprioritize youth populations

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Sobel Aziz Ngom, Executive Director of the Social Change Factory in Senegal has called on African countries to reconsider the place of young people in the post-Covid-19 era.

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26-May-2020 to 17:54

Covid-19: Senegalese start-up invents disinfection gantry

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A Senegalese start-up has developed a smart disinfection gantry that is supposed to be a bulwark against the new coronavirus.

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