Several African countries are due to benefit from a nearly $2 billion programme from the World Bank aimed at helping developing countries deal with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, thousands of people across Nigeria have been stranded away from home as states across the country shut their borders in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus; unease is also ramped up as police are accused of abusing their powers. And finally, poorer communities in Rwanda face yet more hardship to come as the
A police officer was killed after two suicide bombers launched an attack outside the US embassy in Tunis on Friday. Togo and Cameroon become the latest countries in Africa to confirm coronavirus cases. And we meet a businesswoman who has launched an all-female taxi company in the DRC.
A lawyer for former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho said his client will remain in Paraguay to help police with their enquiries into why he entered the country in possession of an adulterated Paraguayan passport.