What Are Africa's Chances of Economic Recovery After COVID-19?

The International Monetary Fund has predicted that the global economy will contract by 3% in 2020, making the "great lockdown the worst recession since the Great Depression, and far worse than the Global Financial Crisis". However, a global reset does not have to be a bad thing for Africa if it can use this crisis as an opportunity for much-needed economic reform, and in so doing reposition itself to take advantage of a changed global order, write Greg Mills, Emily Van Der Merwe, Marie-Noelle Nwokolo and Ray Hartley for The Daily Maverick.

Graphic illustrating the economic impact of COVID-19 (file photo).


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