SA President Zuma pressured by court ruling ++ Uganda rules against election petition ++ Kenya marks one year since Garissa attack
With people practicing social distancing and working from home via the internet, connectivity infrastructure around Africa has been severely tested. In Kigali, DW's Nasra Bushumbi says internet speed had been reduced to a snail's pace. Elsewhere, businesses struggle to function. Across the continent, the internet slowdown is adding to Africa's woes, and in surprising ways.
As the number of infections with the new coronavirus in South Africa keep rising, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.
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.
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