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Africalink 30 March - MP3-Stereo

Covid-19: MSF says lockdown limits response efforts in Africa +++ Outcry as Lagos and Abuja goes into lockdown +++ Africa's scientists discuss Covid-19 preparedness +++ Coronavirus: What next for Africa's major sporting leagues? +++ Violence against Christians soar in Nigeria

Coronavirus Special Podcast: Episode 1

As the coronavirus pandemic gets a foothold in Africa, there is an urgent need to spread awareness of the disease. Here, radio and the spoken word still hold sway, so musicians and politicians are using catchy beats and memorable voices to encourage people to stop the spread of the virus and to protect themselves.

Africalink on Air - 27March 2020

Coronavirus news updates and DW correspondents in Africa talk about covering the story +++ The murder of Liberian journalist Tyron Brown +++ Mali prepares to vote

Africalink on Air - 26 March 2020

Zimbabwe's public hospital doctors and nurses on strike over lack of protective gear+++Nigerians brace for a possible lockdown because of the coronavirus+++Leaders of the world's most powerful economies convened virtually to coordinate a global response to coronavirus.

AfricaLink on Air - 25March 2020

Africa gears for COVID-19 pandemic's economic fallout +++ More than 3 billion told to stay home worldwide over coronavirus pandemic
+++Boko Haram militants kill nearly 100 Chadian soldiers in attack.

AfricaLink on Air - 20 March 2020

Muslims in Kenya go online for Friday prayers because of coronavirus+++Guineans prepare to vote on new constitution+++Namibia celebrates thirty years of independence

AfricaLink on Air - 19 March 2020

Coronavirus to push Africa's GDP down +++ What's fake and real about the news surrounding the coronavirus? +++ Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa fears the country's fragile health system will not be able to handle COVID19 if it hits the country which is yet to record a case.

AfricaLink on Air - 18 March 2020

Covid-19: The Gambia records first case, Cameroon announces new directives +++ Reactions as Nigeria bans travelers from UK, China, Germany and other eight countries +++ Malawi opposition form a strong alliance to oust incumbent president Peter Mutharika

AfricaLink on Air - 17 March 2020

Formerly Ebola-hit countries gripped with fear as coronavirus spreads +++ Covid-19: EU shuts down border +++ Humanitarian services for IDPs in Northern Nigeria affected by coronavirus fears +++ Uganda's ex-rebels return to everyday life +++ Urine for wealth: Malawian who is making fertilizer from human urine

AfricaLink on Air - 16 March 2020

Nigeria griefs over deadly explosion +++ Covid-19: Mixed reactions in South Africa after ban on eight countries +++ Mali shows support for singer Rokia Traore, arrested in France

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