COMMUNICATION | COMMUNICATION

26-Jun-2020 to 20:28

Rwandan: Two journalists arrested for breaking COVID-19 curfew

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda National Police have arrested two journalists for breaking a night-time curfew imposed to fight the spread of coronavirus, the authorities said Friday.

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26-Jun-2020 to 14:42

MTN C/d’Ivoire to build CFA 20 billion HQs in Abidjan

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivory Coast branch of the mobile phone company MTN on Thursday signed with the Teyliom group, a contract to build its new headquarters in Port-Bouët, south Abidjan, spending CFA20 billion for its construction, APA can report from the Ivorian economic capital.

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25-Jun-2020 to 18:26

Rwanda to normalize free legal service for journos

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Free legal service will be given to journalists to safeguard freedom of expression and information, according to the Rwanda Media Commission (RMC) on Thursday.

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23-Jun-2020 to 17:00

Ivorian digital media bodies invited to register to Covid-19 Fund

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian Minister in charge of the Promotion of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Felix Anoble invited, Monday in Abidjan, members of the digital press sector to register on the dedicated platforms for the SME Support Fund, set up by the State to help companies mitigate the Covid-19 crisis.

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21-Jun-2020 to 09:03

Egypt bans media coverage on Ethiopian hydropower dam

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Egypt’s Council for Media Regulation has announced a ban on media coverage of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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21-Jun-2020 to 08:58

Africa to roll out mobile based communications on COVID-19 pandemic

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Africa is about to roll out a groundbreaking mobile based public communications platform to provide more than 600 million users across the continent with the latest public health advice.

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20-Jun-2020 to 11:29

Rwanda reopens Kigali International Airport

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Kigali International Airport has reopened to general aviation activity earlier this week as the country switches to ease COVID-19 lockdown measures, an official source confirmed Saturday to APA in Kigali.

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