South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa says the coronavirus pandemic has been a health, humanitarian, social and economic crisis for African countries. Newsflash reports that to date, there are more than 3.5-million confirmed cases on the continent and more than 88-thousand people have died. South Africa’s term as Chair of the African Union comes to an end later this week. In his weekly newsletter, Ramaphosa says as he hands the baton to the Democratic Republic of Congo, SA leaves the AU chairship in a position of greater strength.