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1.5 million COVID-19 infections and a worst economic recession in 70 years, how can South Africa recover?

Last week, Statistics South Africa (SSA) gave out a breath of fresh air by announcing that the economy sprang back in the fourth quarter...

Accused of “COVID denials” Tanzania recorded fastest economic growth in Africa in 2020

As economies across the continent slipped into recession in 2020, Tanzania reaped from its policy of not imposing COVID-19 related restrictions and...

What’s next for Africa’s struggling aviation sector?

On March 5th, 2020 this writer took a flight from Nairobi to Cairo. As usual, the airport in Kenya’s capital, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport,...

Despite doubts on effectiveness, Africa Union to plough ahead with using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines

The African Union has denied halting the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine but will target its use in countries that are yet to report...

Burundi, Tanzania excluded from the WHO’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout to African countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has excluded Burundi and Tanzania from the list of African countries set to receive COVID-19 vaccines through its COVAX...

Africa to receive COVID-19 vaccines by end of February, says WHO-led alliance

Africa will begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX scheme by the end of the month, with millions of doses of AstraZeneca shots already...

Ghana to get 17.6 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by June, says President Akufo-Addo

Ghana will procure 17.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of June with the first doses slated to arrive in March, President...

Zimbabwe to spend $100 million on COVID-19 vaccines

Zimbabwe’s government has allocated $100 million to acquire COVID-19 vaccine shots, though the plan awaits recommendation from local scientists on which type to buy,...

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How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40...
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Another win for President Nguesso ensures Congo’s economic crisis will prolong

At 77, Congo’s President Sassou Nguesso is four times older than the average Congolese, whose median age...

Why Equatorial Guinea’s bail-out plan with IMF crashed

Despite being promised an IMF bailout over a year ago, Equatorial Guinea is still waiting for the funds...

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LAUNCH: THE STATE OF AFRICA 2020 CONFERENCE

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