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Curfew crackdowns in several African countries kill more people than Covid-19

By France24
18 April 2020   |   7:06 am
We look at the wave of police brutality sparked by coronavirus lockdowns in Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. Nigeria's national human rights commission says the police crackdown has killed 18 people in two weeks, more than the 12 who have so far died of the virus. For a dose of positivity, we turn to the UK, where British papers are hailing 99-year-old war veteran "Captain Tom," who has raised over £17 million for the National Health Service by walking 100 laps of his garden.