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On this edition of Africa 54, as largely peaceful protests continue in major cities across the United States, the U.S. defense secretary says he does not support the use of active-duty military forces in quelling unrest; Angry protestors growing weary over Senegal’s nearly three-month old nationwide curfew, set tires on fire and threw stones at security forces in Dakar; Medical professionals in Uganda say they still lack adequate supplies of personal protective equipment to fight coronavirus; Ghana scientists and researchers’ test herbal products and plants they think will help cure the coronavirus or at least alleviate symptoms.

A54 Business: COVID-19 is having a devastating impact on small businesses and the people employed by those businesses. Startups in Ghana have not been spared. For more insight, Africa 54’s Paul Ndiho spoke with Nana Ama Yankah, founder and CEO of Naya by Africa, a lifestyle brand for natural products in Accra, Ghana.