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 18:19

Mozambique-S/Africa border closed to contain Covid-19

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National Migration Service (SENAMI) has confirmed the closure of the Ressano Garcia border post, which links the country and its largest trading partner, South Africa, with effect from Saturday as part of a strategic drive to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

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28-Mar-2020 to 12:47

Covid-19: Ghana goes on partial lockdown

APA-Accra (Ghana) — A two-week partial lockdown will be imposed in Ghana as on Monday March 30 under the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012) to combat the Coronavirus pandemic nationwide.

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28-Mar-2020 to 12:28

Buhari’s cabinet halves March wages for Covid-19 battle

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet on Saturday announced donation of 50 per cent of their March salaries to support government’s efforts to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.

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28-Mar-2020 to 11:58

Ghana suspends ID card registration amidst Covid-19 pandemic

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana has suspended indefinitely its ongoing national identification registration exercise which began in 2019 as a measure to curtail the spread of the coronavirus disease which has so far claimed five lives and affected 141 people as on the March 28th, 2020,

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28-Mar-2020 to 08:11

Gambia declares state of emergency over COVID-19

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian President Adama Barrow has declared state of emergency owing to the Covid-19 pandemic already confirmed in the country.

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