Cases in Africa Rising
COVID-19 still on the rise on the African continent, with a reported 860 000 plus confirmed cases in 55 countries. South Africa lays claim to around half of these accounts. With a whopping 452,529 cases and 7,067 deaths, the country now has the fifth-highest caseload in the world.
South Africa Worst Hit
As in many other countries, Mandela’s homeland had the challenge of bearing the economic burden of the lockdown – which some criticised as counterproductive given the close living arrangements of townships in…