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Corona Chronicles: 30 March – 3 April

Corona Chronicles: 30 March – 3 April

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to mount reaching a million people on 2 April, we take a look at how COVID-19 is affecting the continent socially and economically and even culturally.

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Exclusive – UN’s Antonio Guterres: “In the face of the pandemic, a moratorium on African debt is necessary”.

The world is facing a crisis of the likes not seen since 1945 and the creation of the United Nations. Antonio Guterres spoke about this on Tuesday 31 March to Jeune Afrique, while unveiling the report which takes stock of measures to be taken to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Measures that address health, economic and social aspects of the crisis.