World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that the Coronavirus could kill up to 190 000 people in Africa.Photographer Ayanda Ndamane African news agency/ANA

Today in Pictures

CAPE TOWN – We give you a peek at pictures from our award-winning photographers at the African News Agency based in newsrooms across South Africa.

SOUTH AFRICA – Durban – 30 April 2020 – Umgibe Stop Hidden Hunger project is about empowering communities in the townships of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa towards sustainable food pacels that they harvest in their site to the poorest communities. In the pic is some of the recipients after recieving their food parcels.
Picture: Motshwari Mofokeng/African News Agency (ANA)

SOUTH AFRICA – Durban – 30 April 2020 – Mass screening and testing for Covid-19 in Phoenix started in earnest on Tuesday, with health-care workers saying the process would continue for the whole week. The screenings have been rolled out to all priority areas in the area of Phoenix like Phoenix plaza were the score of people are testing in large number.
Picture: Motshwari Mofokeng/African News Agency (ANA)

South Africa – Coronavirus – Pretoria – 30 April 2020. President Cyril Ramaphosa at Takedalot warehouse in Kempton Park to receive Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers.
Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA)

SOUTH AFRICA – Durban – 30 April 2020 – Mass screening and testing for Covid-19 in Phoenix started in earnest on Tuesday, with health-care workers saying the process would continue for the whole week. The screenings have been rolled out to all priority areas in the area of Phoenix like Phoenix plaza were the score of people are testing in large number.
Picture: Motshwari Mofokeng/African News Agency (ANA)

South Africa – Plettenberg Bay – 29 April 2020 – Pictured are staff from Plett Carpet Cleaners disinfecting the Piesang Valley Community Hall which is busy being set up as an isolation facility by the Bitou Covid-19 Response Team in collaboration with the Bitou Municipality. South Africa is currently under lockdown in an attempt to flatten the curve to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Picture: David Ritchie/African News Agency(ANA)

South Africa – Cape Town – 30 April 2020. A child with a scarf waits in line for food. Business people, Spaza shop owners and residents from Europe Informal Settlement in Gugulethu have come together to feed kids in the area. Approximately 300 kids are fed here daily since the start of the National Lockdown. Photographer Ayanda Ndamane African news agency/ANA

South Africa – Cape Town – 30 April 2020. Children’s hands are sanatised as they wait in line for food. Business people, Spaza shop owners and residents from Europe Informal Settlement in Gugulethu have come together to feed kids in the area. Approximately 300 kids are fed here daily since the start of the National Lockdown. Photographer Ayanda Ndamane African news agency/ANA

South Africa-Cape Town. 30 April 2020. People are screened and sanatised after visiting a mall in Khayelitsha. Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and MEC of Health Nomafrench Mbombo did an oversight visit to Khayelitsha Mall following a report of workers who tested positive last week. Photographer Ayanda Ndamane African News Agency /ANA

South Africa-Cape Town. 30 April 2020. People are screened before entering a shopping mall in Khayelitsha. Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and MEC of Health Nomafrench Mbombo did an oversight visit to Khayelitsha Mall following a report of workers who tested positive last week. Photographer Ayanda Ndamane African News Agency /ANA

South Africa – Cape Town – 30 April 2020. Township kids wait in line for food. Business people, Spaza shop owners and residents from Europe Informal Settlement in Gugulethu have come together to feed kids in the area. Approximately 300 kids are fed here daily since the start of the National Lockdown. Photographer Ayanda Ndamane African news agency/ANA

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