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01-Apr-2020 to 11:46

Ghana: Accra, Kumasi courts shut over COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Courts in the two most populous cities in Ghana, Accra and Kumasi have been closed down as result of the lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, APA learns here on Wednesday.

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01-Apr-2020 to 08:38

Nigerian press focuses on suspension of planned hike in electricity tariff, reli...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The suspension of the planned implementation of the hike in electricity tariffs, government’s palliatives for 11 million people and the further slash in price of petrol are some of the leading stories in Nigerian press on Wednesday.

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31-Mar-2020 to 19:42

Cameroon: Transporters send strike notice to government over harsh Covid-19 meas...

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — About 20 road transport unions in Cameroon have sent a strike notice to the Prime Minister of Cameroon, Mr. Joseph Dion Ngute, over the “economic shock” from the harsh anti-Covid-19 measures of the government.

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31-Mar-2020 to 17:14

Rwanda imposes fine on 24 traders over profiteering amid COVID-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s ministry of Trade and Industry has imposed fines worth 1.68 million Rwandan Francs (about $1,800 USD) targeting 24 traders in different parts of Kigali and its outskirts over increasing prices of goods to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic, an official source confirmed Tuesday to APA in Kigali.

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31-Mar-2020 to 14:34

Rwanda’s casual workers complain over relief distribution under COVID-19 lockdow...

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Upon learning about the local administrative entity’s relief distribution drive earlier this week, Fabien Vuguziga, a moto-taxi driver who has ceased work owing to the inevitable lockdown over COVID-19 outbreak in Rwanda rushed to the nearby Kimisagara sector, which is, located a few meters away from his home.

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27-Mar-2020 to 09:06

Ghana grants amnesty to 808 prisoners

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana's President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has granted amnesty to some 808 prisoners, APA learns here.

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26-Mar-2020 to 17:37

Covid-19: Royal Air Maroc applies provisional cuts on staff salaries

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan civil aviation company, Royal Air Maroc, has decided to apply provisional deductions on the salaries of its staff of up to 30 percent, a source within the company told APA Thursday.

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