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APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — News of the temporary release of former Chadian president Hissène Habré by the Senegalese justice system over Covid-19 fears was on Tuesday very badly received in N’Djamena by victims of his regime (1982-1990).

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The World Bank Group has released $82 million to Nigeria for immediate support in strengthening the public health response through the Regional Disease Surveillance System Enhancement Project (REDISSE).

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APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Mr. Jean Claude Kassi Brou, has said that that the bloc has placed order for COVID-19 kits and other equipment.

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APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone is among the very few countries in West Africa with a negligible number of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19 which has been spreading across all corners of the globe like wildfire since December.

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APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi announced on Tuesday that it has registered one death from coronavirus and called for stricter adherence to measures to prevent the spreading of the deadly virus.

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APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday sent best wishes to hospitalised British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, assuring him that “we shall overcome” the coronavirus pandemic.

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