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APA-Rabat (Morocco) — African airlines are expected to lose nearly $8.1 billion this year due to the Covid-19 health crisis, the Association of African Airlines (AFRAA) warned, calling for urgent government support to avoid a cascade of bankruptcies.

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APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The Chinese army has donated medical supplies to Rwanda Defence Force to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an official statement obtained Thursday by APA in Kigali.

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APA – Accra (Ghana) — The Supreme Court order on the Electoral Commission on the voters’ identification card and the resumption of work on the constructing of the rail line from Tema to Mpakandan in the Asuogyaman District are the leading stories in the Ghanaian press on Thursday.

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APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s year-on-year inflation stood at 15.08 percent in April 2020, slightly down from 15.56 percent in the previous month, according to figures published on Thursday by Statistics Sierra Leone.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Ombudsman Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s finding that Police Minister Bheki Cele failed to provide adequate protection to two whistleblowers was misdirected, the high court ruled on Thursday.

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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The rejection of the slash in the budgetary provisions for education and health sectors in the reviewed 2020 budget by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party dominates the headlines of Nigerian newspapers on Thursday

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