As soon as the first cases of COVID-19 contamination were announced on the continent, many countries on the continent announced the restriction of land connections with their most immediate neighbours. Gabon-Cameroon, Chad-Cameroon, South Africa-Zimbabwe, Burundi-Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire-Burkina Faso, DRC-Republic of Congo-Rwanda.
Here with William Bayiha to discuss the economic relevance of the closure of intra-African borders due to the coronavirus, is Michael Dibie, senior journalist at Africanews.
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