SOCIETE | SOCIETY

10-Apr-2020 to 23:57

S/Leone: Union alleges state sanctioned brutality of journalists

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The umbrella Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has accused the government of presiding over state sanctioned brutality against journalists and called for an end to it.

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10-Apr-2020 to 20:38

Gambia prohibits export of food stuff over Covid-19

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has put forward emergency regulation laws which prohibit the smuggling of essential goods mainly food items out of the country.

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03-Apr-2020 to 15:50

Cote d’Ivoire names heads of Court of Cassation, State Council

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — President Alassane Ouattara on Friday appointed by decree Mrs. Chantal Camara and Patrice Yao Kouakou as heads of the Court of Cassation and the Council of State respectively, the Secretary General of the Presidency Patrick Achi confirmed

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03-Apr-2020 to 15:12

Ivorian fire brigade reports 105 deaths in March 2020

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — March 2020 ended with 2468 interventions by Cote d’Ivoire’s firefighters who rescued 2824 victims but recorded 105 deaths.

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02-Apr-2020 to 17:59

COVID-19: Chadian government imposes curfew on Ndjamena, 5 provinces

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — The Chadian government imposed on Thursday a curfew on five provinces, including the capital, Ndjamena.

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01-Apr-2020 to 09:46

Nigeria moves to release 52,000 awaiting trial inmates

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria has resolved to release more 52,226 awaiting trial inmates as one of the measures to check the spread of coronavirus in the country.

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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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