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28-Mar-2020 to 12:34

Botswana hangs two death row inmates despite int'l outcry

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana announced on Saturday that it has hanged two death row inmates despite rising international calls for the country to abolish capital punishment.

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27-Mar-2020 to 23:57

S/Africa: Police arrest 55 during lockdown - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s first full day of a 21-day lockdown has seen the arrest of 55 people for various violations, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Friday.

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27-Mar-2020 to 15:28

Morocco: Reading as tip to enjoy life under Covid-19 lockdown

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body,” this is a well-known maxim that sums up the role of reading as gymnastics of the mind and an irreplaceable virtue that enriches knowledge and strengthens memory.

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25-Mar-2020 to 17:28

Mozambique buries 64 undocumented Ethiopians in a mass grave

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican authorities in the western province of Tete have buried in a mass grave all the 64 illegal Ethiopian immigrants, found dead of asphyxiation on Tuesday in a container truck in Moatize town as they attempted to transit from Malawi to neighbouring South Africa, APA can report on Wednesday.

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25-Mar-2020 to 16:17

Cover-19: Ivorian presidential couple doing “very well” - First Lady

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Cote d'Ivoire's First Lady Dominique Ouattara assured on Wednesday that President Alassane Ouattara and she were doing “very well” and following the precautionary gestures against the coronavirus,

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25-Mar-2020 to 10:58

Sudan Defence minister dies in Juba

APA-khartoum -Sudan — Sudan defence minister Lt Gen Jamal Al-Din Omar has died of a" heart attack" on Wednesday morning in South sudanese capital Juba where he has been in negotiation team of Sudan aiming at reaching a security arrangement deal and a peace agreement with armed rebel groups.

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18-Mar-2020 to 20:00

Covid-19: Moroccans urged to restrict movements

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — Public authorities have called on citizens to restrict and limit their movements and to comply with “sanitary isolation” in their homes as a necessary preventive measure at this delicate stage to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Ministries of Interior and Health announced in a joint statement.

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