Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announces a snap lockdown in Australia's second-largest city, bringing the total number of Australians under stay-at-home orders to around 12 million. Melbourne and surrounding Victoria will join Sydney in a 'hard and fast' lockdown, Andrews says, as Australia battles an outbreak of the Delta variant.
12 Aug 2020
Under a new law, reporters in Tanzania will face stricter controls and media outlets would need permission to broadcast foreign content. DW has warned against "a worrying trend towards restrictions on press freedom."