Global report: South Africa cases pass 200,000 as Kenya plans ‘phased reopening’ | World news

South Africa’s coronavirus cases have passed 200,000, the highest total in Africa, as Kenya’s leadership announced that it was pressing on with plans to ease the country’s lockdown despite a steep increase

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Why coronavirus has placed millions more girls at risk of FGM | Global development

Covid-19 has exposed just how much work remains to be done to wipe out female genital mutilation (FGM) around the world. Two million girls who would otherwise be safe from the practice

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Teargas, beatings and bleach: the most extreme Covid-19 lockdown controls around the world | Global development

As coronavirus lockdowns have been expanded globally, billions of people have found that they are now faced with unprecedented restrictions. Police across the world have been given licence to control behaviour in

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