The deconfinement started in several African countries after many weeks of more or less harsh confinement. The time has come to take stock. In South Africa, for example, President Cyril Ramaphosa has just announced easing measures that will take effect on June 1 … Measures such as the lifting of the curfew and the reopening of certain businesses. It is the African country most affected by the pandemic. It is also the first African state to have imposed total national containment on March 27. A confinement criticized by Koffi M. Kouakou, an analyst on African affairs based in Pretoria.