05-Jun-2020 to 19:13

Markets, mosques reopen as Gambia eases Covid restrictions

APA-Banjl (The Gambia) — An atmosphere of rejoicing has trailed an announcement by the government of The Gambia easing some of the partial restrictions on places of worship and markets introduced more than two months ago to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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04-Jun-2020 to 17:05

Senegal eases restrictions aimed at containing Covid-19

APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The Minister of Interior, Aly Ngouille Ndiaye, announced on Thursday in Dakar, the easing of the state of health emergency with the lifting of the ban on intercity transport.

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04-Jun-2020 to 16:57

Ivory Coast to add 5m new voters to electoral list

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — About five million new voters are expected to turn out for the revision of the Ivorian voters’ list which will take place from June 10 to 24 in 10,848 registration centres in Ivory Coast, the president of the Independent Electoral Commission (CEI), Coulibaly-Kuibiert Ibrahime, announced Thursday in Abidjan.

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04-Jun-2020 to 11:52

Sierra Leone’s inflation slightly down to 15.05 percent in April

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s year-on-year inflation stood at 15.08 percent in April 2020, slightly down from 15.56 percent in the previous month, according to figures published on Thursday by Statistics Sierra Leone.

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03-Jun-2020 to 09:08

Senegal takes a leap in the dark as schools reopen

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Postponing the reopening of schools due to the new coronavirus has cast a shadow on the Senegal's plan to save the 2019/20 academic year.

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02-Jun-2020 to 23:33

Senegal’s exports to UEMOA countries increase

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s exports of goods to countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) increased by CFA2.6 billion (about $4,160 million) in late March 2020 compared with the same period in 2019, according to data from the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE).

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02-Jun-2020 to 08:53

Controversy over slow spread of COVID-19 in Africa

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Many researchers are still struggling to explain the reason COVID-19 spread has been very slow in Africa compared to the rest of the world.

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