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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The assurance by the Nigerian government that COVID-19 vaccines will not be hijacked or diverted by any group outside the distribution plan and the drop in newly confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Sunday to 964 and two deaths are some of the trending stories in Nigerian newspapers on Monday.

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APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least 2,489 people have been punished in Rwanda in the past few weeks, after being found disobeying national directives to contain the spread of Covid-19, a senior police officer revealed in Kigali over the weekend.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Tropical Cyclone Eloise dumped large amounts of rains on Mozambique at the weekend and triggered severe winds that destroyed thousands of buildings, displaced about 7,000 people and destroyed crops, the country’s relief agency said on Sunday.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) —

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Ms Sadia Umar-Farouk, to publish details of the proposed payments of N729bn (about $1.918 billion) to 24.3 million poor Nigerians for six months.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged $100 million for the fight against insecurity in the ECOWAS region.

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