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  • Guinea: The soap making mothers of Guéckedou April 3, 2020
    [Plan International] "Since Ebola passed through our communities, we have been aware of the importance of handwashing with soap, especially after using the toilet. We have also discovered that most of our children's diseases are related to hygiene," says Pauline, 30, who is president of a women's saving's group in her community in Guinea's Guéckedou […]
  • Guinea: "My disability does not prevent my happiness" April 3, 2020
    [Plan International] People with disabilities face many obstacles in their daily personal and professional life. These obstacles and constraints are largely fuelled by a general lack of knowledge about disabilities and the benefits offered by an inclusive society.
  • Guinea: "Boys have a role to play in ending violence against women" April 3, 2020
    [Plan International] Ibrahima, 24, first started to question the traditional gender norms after seeing that his cousin, who was a girl, was not allowed to go to school because she had to stay home and do the chores. "We used to say, 'school is for boys, girls have to do household chores', and this shocked […]
  • Gambia: Manhunt for 21 Escaped Inmates Underway April 3, 2020
    [The Point] Authorities have launched a mega manhunt for 21 inmates, who escaped at the remand wing of the Jeswang Prison on Thursday in what is believed to be yet another mega prison get away.
  • Gambia: Assembly Refers Motion for Extension of State of Public Emergency April 3, 2020
    [The Point] Deputies at the National Assembly on Monday adjourned the motion for the extension of the State of Public Emergency in accordance with Section 34(2) of the 1997 Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia.

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  • Mozambique: Five People Injured in Sofala Ambushes April 3, 2020
    [AIM] Maputo -Five people were injured in two ambushes on Thursday against buses in the Mutindiri area of Chibabava district, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala, according to a report in the independent newssheet "Carta de Mocambique".
  • Mozambique: One Case of COVID-19 in Cabo Delgado April 3, 2020
    [AIM] Maputo -One of the people diagnosed earlier this week with the respiratory disease Covid-19, appears to have picked up the infection in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado.
  • Africa: French Medical Experts Slammed Over 'Racist' Comments On COVID-19 Testing in Africa April 3, 2020
    [RFI] Two French medical experts have been slammed on social media over comments they made on the LCI television news channel about testing coronavirus vaccines on Africans. The suggestion that Africans could be used like guinea pigs is the subject of a complaint made to the French media regulator.
  • Zimbabwe: Govt, Civil Servants Headed for Clash April 3, 2020
    [Zimbabwe Independent] Government and its workers are headed for a showdown amid revelations the civils servants were demanding United States dollar-denominated salaries post the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Zimbabwe: Chamisa Faces Disciplinary Action, Mwonzora Threatens April 3, 2020
    [Zimbabwe Independent] Reinstated MDC secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora has delivered stinging criticism of his long-time nemesis Nelson Chamisa and his allies, saying they faced disciplinary action for failing to comply with Tuesday's Supreme Court decision rendering Thokozani Khupe as the rightful leader of the party.

Ethiopia

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  • Korean Business Association, NGO Donate 40,000 Medical Masks April 3, 2020
    [Addis Fortune] The Korean Business Association and Good Neighbors, a Korean NGO, have donated 40,000 medical masks for employees working at the city and federal governments in order to protect them from the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Headline Inflation Hits 22.6pc Rate April 3, 2020
    [Addis Fortune] March's rate, which came out after Ethiopia confirmed its first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19), is the highest in six years next to the 22.2pc rate that was registered in 2014.
  • COVID-19 Number Rises to 35 After Six People Test Positive in 24 Hours April 3, 2020
    [Addis Standard] Dr. Lia Tadesses, Minister of Health, said six more Ethiopian were tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed case to 35. This is the highest number reported in Ethiopia in one day since the first case was announced on March 13.
  • Coronavirus Outbreak Hinders Run-Up to Ethiopia Elections April 3, 2020
    [DW] The polls, originally scheduled for August, were to be a key test for reformist PM Abiy Ahmed. His critics say the Abiy's new party is pursuing a return to the days of the former repressive regime.
  • Electoral Board Postpones Elections April 2, 2020
    [Cameroon Tribune] The decision puts an end to the numerous preparations by the political class and speculation by voters.