Though the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a strengthening of solidarity and generosity in many communities, some people are turning to hoarding and profiteering as the crisis worsens.

North Africa Faces Couscous Disaster as Hoarding Becomes Commonplace
Couscous is a staple in North Africa, with Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco all claiming the grain as their national dish - photo: AFP/Ryad Kramdi