Informal vendors rally against coronavirus lockdown in Malawi

Thousands of traders protest in Mzuzu and Blantyre against pending 21-day lockdown, vowing to disregard it. Informal traders have taken to the streets in Malawi, protesting against a coronavirus lockdown which comes into effect at the weekend, vowing to disregard…

Free children from lockdown, says Spanish mayor

Barcelona’s mayor has called for an end to strict coronavirus lockdown measures in Spain which bar children from going out for any reason. “These children need to get out,” Ada Colau wrote on Facebook, herself the mother of youngsters aged…

Factbox: Countries pondering an easing of coronavirus curbs

(Reuters) – Various countries around the world are wondering when and how to ease coronavirus lockdowns, though the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that should be done slowly and only when there is capacity to isolate cases and trace…