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AfDB approves $288.5m for Nigeria to fight COVID-19

Dr. Osagie Ehanire

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday, June 5, 2020 approved a $288.5 million loan to help Nigeria tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate its impact on people and businesses. Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria’s Health Minister The loan will bolster the government’s plans to improve surveillance and response to COVID-19 emergencies, ease the impact on ...

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UK invests £20m in Africa’s anti-coronavirus fund

Boris Johnson

United Kingdom has said it wil invest up to £20 million in the African Union’s new “Africa anti-COVID-19 fund” to slow down the spread of coronavirus and save lives. Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Photo credit: AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali The British High Commission in Nigeria said in a statement on Thursday, May 21, 2020 that the funding was announced by ...

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