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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.
Rwanda has become the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to order a total shutdown because of the coronavirus. The tiny central African country has confirmed 17 cases of the COVID-19 virus.
Prices for basic food staples are rising in Africa, as shoppers stock on essentials and sellers seek profits amid the coronavirus scare. Across the continent, people are calling for governments to intervene.
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.
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