Southern Africa

Southern Africa

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:44:00 GMT
Zimbabwe: Doctors Take Govt to Court Over Personal Protective Equipment
[263Chat] Zimbabwe doctors have asked government to provide them and other frontline medical practitioners with personal protective equipment (PPE) and to adequately equip public hospitals to protect them from the deadly coronavirus as they execute t...

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:50:50 GMT
Malawi: Malawian Leaders Cut Their Salaries for COVID-19 Fight – Critics Say It's Not Enough
[VOA] BLANTRYE, MALAWI - Malawi's president has ordered a 10 percent pay cut for himself and his 32-member cabinet to cushion the impact of coronavirus on the economy.  But critics say the wage cuts are too small for a country that depends largely o...

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:43:48 GMT
South Africa: Separated Parents Allowed to Move Children Between Houses - New Regulations
[News24Wire] Separated parents are now allowed to move their children between houses during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, provided they meet certain legal requirements.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:37:27 GMT
South Africa: COVID-19 - Plans to Move Thousands From Informal Settlements Met With Scepticism
[GroundUp] "They should consult us before making these statements", says community leader

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 05:30:45 GMT
South Africa: Police Use Rubber Bullets to Stop Homeless People Leaving COVID-19 Camp
[GroundUp] Street people claim they are not being fed and they were deceived about conditions