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News24 | Covid-19 Chronicles

News24 launched this weekly podcast in April, not long after the country first went into lockdown in response to the spread of the coronavirus. In this 10-part series, host Catherine Rice unpacks some of the country’s hot button issues surrounding Covid-19 - the health sector’s preparedness for the virus; the testing backlog, food riots and hairdressers and beauticians’ fight to get back to work.
Weekly English South Africa News · News Commentary
10 Episodes

Covid-19 Chronicles | Country's poor on brink of starvation

Volunteers in South Africa are working around the clock to provide food for millions of poor South Africans. Government is set to announce relief measures, but many communities are already in crisis with food riots expected to increase in the coming weeks.
21 Apr 2020 7 min