South Africa: Battleground Gauteng – Epicentre of the Pandemic

[Daily Maverick] Viruses spread faster in densely populated urban areas and, in a nation defined by inequality, the poor are most at risk. Gauteng, South Africa’s smallest yet most populous province, is the epicentre in the country’s Covid-19 battle and Premier David Makhura is ready to take ‘extraordinary measures’ to limit the virus’s impact.

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Zimbabwe: Workers Flee Chinese Boss on Surprise Return From Holiday in Home Country

[New Zimbabwe] WORKERS at a cement manufacturing company in Kwekwe reportedly scurried for cover and later refused to enter the firm’s premises when they reported to work to find their Chinese boss had returned from a three month holiday from his Asian home country.

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