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02-Apr-2020 to 17:59

COVID-19: Chadian government imposes curfew on Ndjamena, 5 provinces

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — The Chadian government imposed on Thursday a curfew on five provinces, including the capital, Ndjamena.

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01-Apr-2020 to 09:46

Nigeria moves to release 52,000 awaiting trial inmates

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria has resolved to release more 52,226 awaiting trial inmates as one of the measures to check the spread of coronavirus in the country.

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31-Mar-2020 to 11:11

Ghana deploys police, army to enforce lockdown

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian government has deployed more than 37,000 police officers and soldiers around the country to enforce the partial lockdown meant to contain the spread of coronavirus.

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28-Mar-2020 to 23:26

Gambian police on raid to enforce state of emergency

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian police have been patrolling cities and towns in the Greater Banjul Area, in ensuring closure of all essential commodity shops as enshrined in the state of emergency declared Friday by President Adama Barrow.

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28-Mar-2020 to 18:51

eSwatini: Covid-19 transmitters face murder charge, custodial sentence

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Patients who knowingly expose others to Coronavirus will be arrested and charged with murder which has no option of a fine in eSwatini.

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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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