South Africa: COVID-19 – Mental Health Professionals Concerned About Sudden Withdrawal of Alcohol

[Daily Maverick] The blanket prohibition on the sale of alcohol during the Covid-19 lockdown has raised serious concerns among mental health professionals of the risks associated with the sudden and unsupported withdrawal of addictive substances, particularly alcohol.

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Nigeria: Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Congo Account for 50% Illicit Financial Flows in Africa

[This Day] Abuja -Nigeria, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia account for 50 per cent of illicit financial flows (IFFs) in Sub-Saharan Africa, Brookings Institution, a globally renowned American research group, said in a new report.

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