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    South Africa deploys troops to contain what President Ramaphosa describes as unprecedented violence. Six people were killed after several days of rioting sparked by the jailing of Jacob Zuma. Tunisia launches an appeal for donations to help its overwhelmed health system. New Covid infections are also on the rise in Morocco and Algeria. And we will tell you how one Kenyan shoemaker has profited from the country’s coronavirus lockdown. 

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