Day 3 Recap - Resiliency in Action - Drivers of Growth in Post-COVID Africa

Acha Leke, senior partner and Africa practice chair at McKinsey & Company, addressing the CCA Leaders Forum.
26 June 2020
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Washington, DC — In her opening remarks, Deputy Administrator Glick noted the critical role the U.S. government has played to help tackle COVID-19 in Africa. She stated that "in Sub-Saharan Africa, the U.S. government contribution of assistance includes more than $361 million to meet the critical needs of communities, governments and of course the health workers on the front lines of the pandemic.

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Panel Discussion on Drivers of Growth in Post-COVID Africa

Day 3 of the Forum also featured a high-level panel moderated by Dr. Acha Leke, Senior Partner, Johannesburg, and Chairman, McKinsey Africa who in his opening statement impresses upon the audience the need to re-imagine society. Panelists discussed the impact of COVID-19 on local economies and SMEs, sectors critical to growth post-COVID including ICT, agribusiness, oil and gas and finance, as well as their outlooks for the future.

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Watch the Full Panel Discussion Here

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