[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana records one COVID-19 death. She is a 79-year-old Ramotswa woman who died on March 25 and buried on March 28
[SAnews.gov.za] Over 1000 South Africans are stranded in various countries around the world, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said on Tuesday.
[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.
[DW] African countries are imposing lockdowns to curb COVID-19, a race in the right direction. But it is bad news for the neglected poor and small businesses across the continent, writes DW’s Isaac Mugabi.
[VOA] South Africans on Friday began the first day of a three-week nationwide lockdown aimed at stemming the tide of coronavirus cases, now topping 900 in South Africa.
[Nation] Kenya has recorded its first coronavirus related death.
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[DW] The coronavirus is not the only thing which has dampened Namibia’s independence celebrations. After 30 years of stability, the country must reckon with racial tensions, a stagnant economy and growing dissatisfaction.
[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.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -New figures released by Statistics South Africa have shown that the country’s economy shrank by 1,4% in the fourth quarter of 2019.