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  • Nigeria: Lockdown - MTN Group Renews Bid to Offload 15% Nigerian Stake April 1, 2020
    [Vanguard] MTN Group has renewed its bid to cut its presence in Nigeria, by selling 15% stake to the subscribers. The operator said it is pursuing sale in smaller in bits due to the emergence of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
  • Nigeria: Country Confirms 12 New Cases of COVID-19, Total Now 151 April 1, 2020
    [Premium Times] The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across Nigeria has risen to 151 after 12 new cases were confirmed on Wednesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed.
  • Nigeria: COVID-19 Cases Rise to 151 April 1, 2020
    [Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday afternoon announced that 12 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country.
  • Nigeria: Ebonyi Discharges Eight Suspected Cases April 1, 2020
    [This Day] Abakaliki -Eight persons suspected to be COVID-19 patients have tested negative and discharged in Ebonyi State.
  • Nigeria: COVID-19 and Debt Servicing April 1, 2020
    [This Day] As President Muhammadu Buhari unveils a raft of fiscal measures to compliment earlier CBN's monetary intervention in managing the spread and containment of Coronavirus, its time for a moratorium on N2.45 trillion debt servicing as contained in the 2020 budget to enhance the stimulus plan in mitigating the negative impact of the COVID: […]

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  • Ethiopian Gunmen Open Fire On Kenyan Workers in Moyale April 1, 2020
    [Nation] Tension is high in Moyale town after Ethiopian gunmen, said to be unhappy with the closure of Kenyan border to arrest the spread of coronavirus, attacked a team of local contractors.
  • Ethiopia Extends Partial Closure of Courts for 23 More Days April 1, 2020
    [Addis Fortune] The Federal Supreme Court has extended the partial closure of the Federal Courts for an additional 23 working days, announced Chief Justice Meaza Ashenafi.
  • Oromia Bank Joins Fight to Combat Spread of Covid-19 April 1, 2020
    [Addis Fortune] Oromia International Bank has joined the commercial banks that have contributed donations to the national mobilisation fund to ward off the potential spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Justice Needed for Deadly October Violence April 1, 2020
    [HRW] Nairobi -The Ethiopian government has made little progress in investigating the deadly October 2019 violence and in acting to prevent further security force abuses and inter-communal violence. Six months later, victims and their families from two towns in the Oromia region still seek justice for abuses committed by security forces and violent mobs.
  • 7,000 Businesses Shuttered for Price Gauging, Hoarding April 1, 2020
    [Reporter] The Ministry of Trade and Industry said some 7,000 businesses have been shut-down. The businesses were found to be hoarding goods, mostly hygienic and sanitary products, and inflating prices on the back of the coronavirus outbreak.