DON'T MISS : Talking Africa Podcast – Mozambique's insurgency: After Palma, what comes next?

Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi – Coronavirus lockdown

By Nicholas Norbrook
Posted on Saturday, 28 March 2020 13:59

Most countries on the continent have put in place measures to tackle to the pandemic.

But as the lockdown starts to bite, there are more questions than answers…

  • As Lagos, Nairobi and Johannesburg slowly fall silent, how do informal workers survive?
  • How are governments coping?
  • What are the geopolitics of the moment, the international response and the local fightback?
  • Will Kenya’s healthcare system get privatised?

We speak to our correspondents on the ground.

This podcast was recorded on 27 March – a few hours before Moody’s decided to downgrade South Africa to junk status, and before several countries declared new cases of coronavirus.

———
Talking Africa on Spreaker
Talking Africa on Soundcloud
Talking Africa on YouTube
Talking Africa on Apple podcast
Talking Africa on Stitcher
Talking Africa on Spotify
And our RSS feed

Understand Africa's tomorrow... today

We believe that Africa is poorly represented, and badly under-estimated. Beyond the vast opportunity manifest in African markets, we highlight people who make a difference; leaders turning the tide, youth driving change, and an indefatigable business community. That is what we believe will change the continent, and that is what we report on. With hard-hitting investigations, innovative analysis and deep dives into countries and sectors, The Africa Report delivers the insight you need.

View subscription options