Vendors continue to work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where President John Magufuli has urged people to keep fuelling the economy. Photo: AFP Vendors continue to work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where President John Magufuli has urged people to keep fuelling the economy. Photo: AFP
Vendors continue to work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where President John Magufuli has urged people to keep fuelling the economy. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: prayer, not lockdown, is these African leaders’ answer to the Covid-19 pandemic

  • Some countries reject the closures and distancing adopted across the world, permitting religious gatherings and proceeding with elections
  • It is a time to ‘build our faith, not depend on face masks’, one president says, citing the need to protect the economy

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Vendors continue to work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where President John Magufuli has urged people to keep fuelling the economy. Photo: AFP Vendors continue to work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where President John Magufuli has urged people to keep fuelling the economy. Photo: AFP
Vendors continue to work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where President John Magufuli has urged people to keep fuelling the economy. Photo: AFP
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