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APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The plan to reopen the airports for international flights in weeks and not in months and the hike in the price of petrol are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Friday.

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APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — An unrelenting wave of coronavirus cases in The Gambia has prompted the introduction of a night-time curfew, the first since emergency restrictions came into force, APA can report on Friday.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A ministerial committee to deal with allegations of corruption associated with the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been appointed, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed two special envoys to travel to Zimbabwe to help calm down the volatile situation following reported human rights abuses in the neighbouring country, his office has said.

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APA-Rabat (Morocco) — King Mohammed VI on Thursday gave instructions for emergency medical and humanitarian aid to be airlifted to Lebanon following the tragic explosion in the port of Beirut, which caused several casualties and extensive material damage.

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APA-Tema (Ghana) — Meridian Port Services (MPS), the operator of the Tema container terminal in Ghana, has welcomed the MSC Beryl ship at Terminal 3, which boasts the deepest draught of any craft to visit the Ghanaian coast.

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