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Covid-19: extension of lockdown in Zimbabwe ‘to save lives’

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After the 30 days lockdown which has started on January 5, Zimbabwean authorities have extended the lockdown by another two weeks, until 15 February in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, who is acting health minister, made the announcement on national television: “The president …

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Women affirm to be raped by security forces during curfew hours in DRC

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Residents in Lubumbashi, the economic capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo are denouncing an increase in chronic insecurity supposedly brought on by the curfew decreed on December 18 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic Several women allege they have been sexually assaulted in their homes during robberies between 9p.m …

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