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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27-Mar-2020 to 09:06

Ghana grants amnesty to 808 prisoners

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana's President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has granted amnesty to some 808 prisoners, APA learns here.

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27-Mar-2020 to 09:03

Ghana: Press highlights Presidential concern on possible lockdown

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The press in Accra on Friday highlights the concern expressed by President Nana Akufo-Addo over calls for a lockdown of the country in the wake of escalating figures in COVID-19 cases.

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27-Mar-2020 to 08:50

Nigeria: Press focuses on plans to release inmates, fears of food shortage, evac...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The plan to release awaiting trial inmates nationwide, fear of food shortage and the report of evacuation of Europeans are some of the trending stories in the Nigerian press on Friday.

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26-Mar-2020 to 18:54

Mali gears up for legislative polls despite coronavirus threat

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Mali is poised to go to poll Sunday for the legislative elections despite the confirmation of two cases of Covid-19.

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