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APA - Lomé (Togo) — Confronted with the coronavirus pandemic in Togo, President Faure Gnassigbé on Wednesday night declared a three-month state of emergency and a curfew for an unspecified period.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Thursday expressed concern over the increase in local transmissions of the coronavirus in the country.

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APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Courier services and delivery business are booming in Accra and other cities, which are under lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian press on Thursday focuses on the story that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo and his household tested negative for the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) and ending speculation that the president has contracted the disease when he visited Norway recently.

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APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone will go on a nationwide lockdown for three days from April 5 to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease in the country, the government announced on Wednesday.

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The three months ultimatum issued to electricity distribution companies to improve power supply, Africa’s request for debt relief and the crisis over slash in the price of petrol are some of the trending stories in the Nigerian press on Thursday.

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