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31-Mar-2020 to 19:42

Cameroon: Transporters send strike notice to government over harsh Covid-19 meas...

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — About 20 road transport unions in Cameroon have sent a strike notice to the Prime Minister of Cameroon, Mr. Joseph Dion Ngute, over the “economic shock” from the harsh anti-Covid-19 measures of the government.

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31-Mar-2020 to 17:14

Rwanda imposes fine on 24 traders over profiteering amid COVID-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda’s ministry of Trade and Industry has imposed fines worth 1.68 million Rwandan Francs (about $1,800 USD) targeting 24 traders in different parts of Kigali and its outskirts over increasing prices of goods to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic, an official source confirmed Tuesday to APA in Kigali.

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31-Mar-2020 to 14:34

Rwanda’s casual workers complain over relief distribution under COVID-19 lockdow...

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Upon learning about the local administrative entity’s relief distribution drive earlier this week, Fabien Vuguziga, a moto-taxi driver who has ceased work owing to the inevitable lockdown over COVID-19 outbreak in Rwanda rushed to the nearby Kimisagara sector, which is, located a few meters away from his home.

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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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26-Mar-2020 to 17:37

Covid-19: Royal Air Maroc applies provisional cuts on staff salaries

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan civil aviation company, Royal Air Maroc, has decided to apply provisional deductions on the salaries of its staff of up to 30 percent, a source within the company told APA Thursday.

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26-Mar-2020 to 10:40

Covid-19: China's Jack Ma donates 20,000 test kids, others to Gambia

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia has taken delivery of large consignment of medical items donated by Chinese business tycoon and founder of the Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, as support in the fight against Covid-19 in the country.

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15-Mar-2020 to 16:45

Nigerians steal the show of AMVCA

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Many Nigerian actors and film makers, including comedian Funke Akindele and Toyin Abraham bagged awards at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA).

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