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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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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has announced another reduction in the pump price of petrol from N125 per litre to N123.50 per litre.

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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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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to relatives of the latest three fatalities of the coronavirus-- all of them pensioners - who died on Tuesday in the country.

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APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian President Peter Mutharika has dedicated Thursday as a national day of prayers against the threat of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

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APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ngagne Diouf — The former president of Olympique de Marseille soccer club Pape Diouf died Tuesday evening in Dakar after contracting the coronavirus.

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