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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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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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