COVID-19 Lockdown Exposes Inequality, Poverty in Africa

Stark contrasts emerging from the first days of Level 4 lockdown highlight the extreme disparities that form the foundations of South African society, write Carin Runciman, Charles Hongoro, Narnia Bohler-Muller and Kate Alexander for the Daily Maverick. This comes after the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa said the outbreak aggravates the plight of women on the continent.

A resident of Mamelodi in South Africa during the COVID-19 lockdown.


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