Third wave in Africa spreading harder and faster than ever • FRANCE 24 English

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    In tonight’s edition: The worst is yet to come. There are dire warnings about the urgency to respond to Africa’s third wave of coronavirus. Uganda though is still facing its second. We speak to epidemiologist Chris Baryomunsi. And rights group welcome the jailing of former South African president Jacob Zuma after he handed himself in to serve a 15 month sentence.

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