There at the moment are greater than 2,400 confirmed cases of the coronavirus across Africa, and there have been over 60 reported deaths. Many governments on the continent have enacted strict measures to sluggish the unfold of the pandemic, closing borders and asking their residents to remain residence. However for individuals residing in shut quarters, social distancing or self-isolation are usually not attainable.
We have a look at the tough state of affairs in Ivory Coast, the place authorities know that social distancing in standard areas will likely be tough if not unimaginable.
Our reporter in DR Congo tells us how the nation is coping after President Tshisekedi closed borders and declared a state of emergency to decrease the unfold of COVID-19. The capital Kinshasa is now lower off from the remainder of the nation.
In different information, almost 100 Chadian troopers have been killed by Boko Haram, within the deadliest assault ever by the group on the nation's armed forces. The islamist militants have elevated their assaults within the area in latest months.