24-Jun-2020 to 17:41

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 983 new cases, 16 new deaths

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 983 new cases and 16 new deaths of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, official figures show on Wednesday.

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24-Jun-2020 to 09:54

Egypt’s position on divisive Nile dam rejected

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Djibouti, Somalia and the State of Qatar have defied Arab League’s resolution requiring Ethiopia to delay filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) until a comprehensive deal is reached with Egypt.

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23-Jun-2020 to 18:56

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 1,570 new cases, 25 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 1,570 new cases and 25 new deaths of COVID-19 for the past 24 hours.

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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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23-Jun-2020 to 12:43

ICC starts Gbagbo and co's acquittal hearings

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have been hearing parties to the Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Ble Goude cases, in relation to the issues raised by the appeal against the decision to acquit them.

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22-Jun-2020 to 19:51

Mali: Legitimacy of president Keita’s administration questioned

APA-Bamako (Mali) — In Mali, the wave of protest calling for the departure of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has resulted from the breakdown of his regime, Bamako-based researcher at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) Boubacar Sangaré suggests on Monday.

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22-Jun-2020 to 19:43

Ivory Coast: Several people arrested over terrorism

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Several people including the head of the commando, involved in the terrorist attack perpetrated ten days ago against an Ivorian army post in Kafolo in the far north of the country, have been arrested, APA learnt on Monday from official sources.

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