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COVID-19 job losses: Malawi migrants return empty-handed from South Africa

COVID-19 job losses: Malawi migrants return empty-handed from South Africa

CHARLES PENSULO  SIPHAT SIMALI imagined that when she finally got back to Malawi she would return with pride and enough earnings from South Africa to support her two children and start a small business. Instead, the 28-year-old former domestic worker was bussed home empty-handed and shamefaced, one of a thousand to return last month after mass job losses in South Africa's lockdown. Nearly 10,000 Malawians have made the long journey home from South Africa since May, according to Malawi's Department of Disaster Management Affairs, with more due in coming months as the coronavirus eats deeper into the world economy. "I…
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