Tag: restrictions

Weighing the impact of Lagos State’s restriction on motorcycles & rickshaws

It is now seven days since the Lagos government state began reinforcing restrictions on the commercial use of motorcycles and rickshaws in certain areas of the state. As commuters groan from the attendant inconvenience and affected investors explore downsizing. Lagos insists it will see the enforcement through, citing security concerns among others. CNBC Africa's Deborah Movoria reports.

South Africa declares Western Cape province a drought disaster area

Western Cape premier Helen Zille declared the province a disaster area on Monday and urged residents to manage their water supplies more efficiently as the South African region tries to cope with what she described as the "worst drought since 1904".

Ethiopia announces state of emergency measures

More than 500 people have been killed in protests in the Oromiya region surrounding the capital Addis Ababa and other areas since last year.
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