31-Mar-2020 to 14:19

Senegal’s January public spending slightly up

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The total expenditure and net loans of the State of Senegal at the end of January 2020 recorded a slight increase of 0.1 percent, compared to the same period of 2019, according to data from the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Analyses (DPEE).

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31-Mar-2020 to 14:01

Sierra Leone confirms first Covid-19 case

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone president Julius Maada Bio announced Tuesday the first coronavirus case in the country

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31-Mar-2020 to 11:25

Ghana to disburse $100m to combat COVID-19 - Finance Minister

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has announced on Monday that the country has secured $100 million Coronavirus fund to combat the deadly disease.

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31-Mar-2020 to 11:11

Ghana deploys police, army to enforce lockdown

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian government has deployed more than 37,000 police officers and soldiers around the country to enforce the partial lockdown meant to contain the spread of coronavirus.

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31-Mar-2020 to 07:44

Coronavirus dominates Nigeria newsstands

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian press on Tuesday focused on coronavirus pandemic, including the signing of a law to contain the spread of the respiratory disease it causes.

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30-Mar-2020 to 19:12

Covid-19: Noose tightens around Senegal’s informal sector

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — At the cost of strict measures such as the introduction of a curfew, Senegal has repositioned itself to fight the coronavirus, but an entire section of its informal sector is in danger of collapsing.

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30-Mar-2020 to 17:57

Covid-19: eleven Burkinabe cities under quarantine

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The city of Dano, located in southwestern Burkina Faso, is the eleventh city placed under quarantine after the confirmation of a case of Coronavirus, APA learnt Monday.

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