10-Apr-2020 to 23:57

S/Leone: Union alleges state sanctioned brutality of journalists

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The umbrella Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has accused the government of presiding over state sanctioned brutality against journalists and called for an end to it.

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07-Apr-2020 to 11:34

Liberia newspapers headline COVID-19, court dismissal of NEC Chair

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The confirmation of 14 COVID-19 cases and court dismissing nationality of Nigerian appointed as NEC Chair dominate the headlines in the Tuesday, April 7 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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07-Apr-2020 to 11:02

Kenya’s top mobile operators acquire money transfer service firm

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s leading mobile operator, Safaricom and South Africa’s Vodafone have completed the acquisition of popular mobile money transfer service, MPESA brand from Britain’s Vodafone, through a newly-created joint venture.

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03-Apr-2020 to 10:18

Ghana: Press focuses on rising number of COVID-19 cases

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian press on Friday focuses on the soaring number of coronavirus cases in the country.

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01-Apr-2020 to 08:38

Nigerian press focuses on suspension of planned hike in electricity tariff, reli...

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The suspension of the planned implementation of the hike in electricity tariffs, government’s palliatives for 11 million people and the further slash in price of petrol are some of the leading stories in Nigerian press on Wednesday.

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31-Mar-2020 to 07:44

Coronavirus dominates Nigeria newsstands

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian press on Tuesday focused on coronavirus pandemic, including the signing of a law to contain the spread of the respiratory disease it causes.

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27-Mar-2020 to 09:03

Ghana: Press highlights Presidential concern on possible lockdown

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The press in Accra on Friday highlights the concern expressed by President Nana Akufo-Addo over calls for a lockdown of the country in the wake of escalating figures in COVID-19 cases.

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