July 31, 2020

As COVID starts to surge, Ethiopia battles complacency

Addis Ababa (AFP) – The car paused at a traffic light, its rooftop megaphone pumping out a message that the city government of Addis Ababa has been hammering for months.”Yes, we can and you can!” the recording began.It then ticked off basic coronavirus prevention, such as hand-washing, physical distancing and avoiding the handshake-plus-shoulder-bump greeting that is normally a fixture of street life in the Ethiopian capital. But the message was drowned out by the din of rush hour and seemed barely to register with customers crammed around tables in roadside cafes.Inside the car, the health wo…

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