It was Wednesday when the German chancellor herself came out to announce it was Novichok. German scientists had determined that Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most outspoken critic, was poisoned with the same Soviet-era nerve agent used against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal two years ago in Salisbury, England. What happens next?
Thousands of South African students head back to class in the second phase of reopening of schools, even as the country sees the number of Covid-19 cases climb. Worried parents fear that it's too soon to restart classes. Also, Burundi finally launches a mass screening process as it changes its tune on coronavirus. And in Ivory Coast, Covid-19 is pushing millions below the poverty line. Our correspondents went to visit families who have lost their jobs because of the pandemic.