Congo’s lockdown extension bites traders

Congo’s lockdown extension bites traders

Traders and transport operators in the Republic of Congo are worried.Containment, curfews and a state of health emergency imposed due to coronavirus have been extended for 20 more days from April 21. And this is a huge hurdle for the country’s informal sector workers.

The traders in the commercial city of Pointe Noire, mostly rely on day- to- day sales for a living to fend for themselves and their families.

“In this time of confinement, business is bad. I don’t even have anything at home. I h…

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Tecla Chandata