28-Mar-2020 to 12:28

Buhari’s cabinet halves March wages for Covid-19 battle

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet on Saturday announced donation of 50 per cent of their March salaries to support government’s efforts to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.

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28-Mar-2020 to 11:58

Ghana suspends ID card registration amidst Covid-19 pandemic

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana has suspended indefinitely its ongoing national identification registration exercise which began in 2019 as a measure to curtail the spread of the coronavirus disease which has so far claimed five lives and affected 141 people as on the March 28th, 2020,

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28-Mar-2020 to 08:11

Gambia declares state of emergency over COVID-19

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian President Adama Barrow has declared state of emergency owing to the Covid-19 pandemic already confirmed in the country.

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27-Mar-2020 to 17:26

Gambia intensifies measures against Covid-19

APA-BANJUL (The Gambia) — The Gambian government has taken further measures to control the pread Covid-19 in the country.

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27-Mar-2020 to 16:50

AfDB raises $3bn to mitigate Covid-19 impact

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has raised an exceptional amount of $ 3 billion over three years to help mitigate the economic and social impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on African livelihoods and economies.

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27-Mar-2020 to 15:59

Ghana: 305 U.S citizens repatriated over Covid-19 pandemic

APA-Accra (Ghana) — As a measure to prevent its citizens working in Ghana amidst Coronavirus pandemic, the United States of America (USA) has repatriated 305 American citizens.

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27-Mar-2020 to 10:24

Mauritania breaks with precedent, suspends Friday prayer

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — Mauritania had suspended Friday prayer in an effort to avoid rallies and prevent the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Original Education said.

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