Coronavirus: Nigeria’s economy feels the pinch of lockdown

The Nigerian economy is beginning to feel the pinch of the lockdown imposed in late March in Lagos and Abuja to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Millions of people working in the informal sector have been particularly affected; we tell you more. Meanwhile in Madagascar, thousands rush to travel back to their hometowns and flee the capital – our correspondent reports. And in Senegal, musicians from a pro-democracy political movement are trying to encourage people to do their bit in the fight against coronavirus; we check out their new song.

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