In South Africa, Gauteng’s railway system grinds to a halt, leaving hundreds of thousands stranded.
South Africa’s government is warning that the coronavirus crisis could cost the jobs of 400,000 workers – and that is just in the tourism industry.
The fight to stop gender-based violence shines the light on what is described as South Africa’s ‘other pandemic’.
The government insists it is trying to revive the economy – while at the same time protecting lives.
While the tourist season begins in September, few travellers are expected as the country grapples with the highest number of coronavirus cases in Africa.
Security forces allegedly killed at least six people and are being accused of using excessive force while implementing coronavirus lockdown measures.
Most schools in South Africa have reopened and pupils in their final years of primary and secondary school are allowed to return.
The mayor of South Africa’s biggest city says nearly one million households do not have enough to eat.
Police chiefs say Thomas Thabane was trying to intimidate them after they implicated him in the murder of his former wife.
South African government starting to win fight against virus to save lives, but can it save economy from collapse.