28-Apr-2020 to 20:47

Soro’s lawyers snub Abidjan hearing

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — A group of lawyers for Ivory Coast's former Speaker Guillaume Soro on Tuesday stayed away from a court hearing in Abidjan, involving their client, who is accused of receiving stolen money and money laundering.

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27-Apr-2020 to 21:42

Ouattara champions common UEMOA strategy against Covid-19

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Cote d’Ivoire's president Alassane Ouattara who is the current chairman of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) on Monday called on his peers to devise a common strategy with which to defeat the Covid-19 pandemic.

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27-Apr-2020 to 21:23

Gambian president appoints three new army commanders

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's President Adama Barrow has appointed three top commanders to different command positions of the country's armed forces, a statement from the Defense ministry revealed on Monday.

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27-Apr-2020 to 14:10

Liberia's Justice Minister tests positive for Coronavirus

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberian health authorities have announced that Justice Minister Frank Musa Dean has tested positive for Covid-19 and is receiving treatment in a hospital outside the capital, Monrovia.

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25-Apr-2020 to 22:22

Gambia announces Covid-19 response food package

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has shipped in a large consignment of rice and sugar to ease the livelihood challenges of the citizenry amid Covid-19 lock down.

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25-Apr-2020 to 17:11

China releases 11 Gambians from quarantine

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, has announced that some eleven Gambians quarantined in the Chinese city of Guanzhou had been freed.

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25-Apr-2020 to 17:01

Gambia gets $21.3m IMF credit to tackle Covid-19

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian government has secured some 21.3 Million dollar credit facility from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to complement Covid-19 containment measures in the country.

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