Security forces have killed 18 people in Nigeria in a bid to enforce coronavirus lockdown restrictions. The figure is higher than the official death toll from coronavirus in the country; our correspondent tells us more. Also, South Africans are increasingly frustrated by an alcohol ban that is accompanying the lockdown. Our reporters have been looking into bubbling tensions over the decision. And new government rules in Madagascar are causing certain media organisations to cry foul as press freedom is threatened; our correspondent reports.
Over the weekend, Egyptian security forces stormed the offices of Mada Masr, an investigative media outlet, and detained its staff for several hours. This comes amid a wider crackdown on dissent and free speech in Egypt. For more, we speak to Justin Shilad, the Committee to Protect Journalists' Middle East and North Africa Research Associate.