Zimbabwe: No Joy for Taxi Operators, Informal Traders, Bars As Mnangagwa Maintains Ban

[New Zimbabwe] Private operators of public transport will have to wait longer to know the fate of their business enterprises after President Emmerson Mnangagwa maintained a strict transport ban while announcing an indefinite extension of the country’s lockdown against the spread of coronavirus.

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Nigeria: Nigeria’s Political Leaders Need to Win Trust to Tackle COVID-19

[Chatham House] COVID-19 will require Nigeria’s government to rely on already stretched communities and informal institutions. But there is a yawning gap in trust and accountability between citizens and the state in Nigeria – the crisis will force the state to attempt to bridge this divide.

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