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Social stigma adds to Kenya’s Covid pain

In Nairobi’s slums, residents spurn Covid-19 tests, fearing both ostracisation and the financial costs of being quarantined

Joburg medics can get moving again

A looming crisis in Johannesburg’s emergency services appears to have been averted this week, after an order for the provision of 48 new ambulances was signed on Thursday by the Gauteng government and the city council.

SOS for Jozi’s 911

A Mafia-like cartel in Johannesburg is campaigning relentlessly to undermine emergency services in the city, according to city manager Pascal Moloi. He said the cartel was so effective that it had caused a mass exodus of trained emergency personnel.

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