Africa 54

August 03, 2020 12:30 PM
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On this edition of Africa 54, Africa as a whole nears 935,000 cases and almost 20,000 deaths; The COVID-19 scourge continues to rampage across South Africa, where the country has over 510,000 coronavirus infections; Namibia suspends schools for the second time in four months, while limiting public gatherings amid surging COVID-19 infections; A recently published report looks at the impact coronavirus has had on refugees and efforts in host communities to employ them.

A54 Sport: One Washington, D.C. resident is using the pandemic as an opportunity to test himself by running 350 kilometers. But it’s not just boredom that has this runner hitting the road. Maxim Moskalkov has the story.