Southern Africa

Madagascar: police bans political rallies in capital

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Malagasy police have banned all political rallies in the capital, Antananarivo ahead of planned protests by the opposition. There are growing concerns in the country over unemployment and poor economy. Opposition lawmakers, under the banner of Miara-manonja Malagasy for Let’s make waves together have demanded for the withdrawal of security …

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As covid deaths rise, Mozambican city expands morgue

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The municipal authorities in Chimoio city in Mozambique have announced plans to expand the morgue at the main provincial hospital citing rising Covid-19 deaths. City mayor João Ferreira has confirmed the expansion. The project will include expanding the mortuary building and refrigeration capacity at a cost of $5,300 in Manica …

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