The South African government, led by finance minister Enoch Godongwana, is looking for evidence-based and data-driven solutions to economic problems, ... including high unemployment, low growth and endemic poverty.
Ethiopia is going through its worst economic shock in decades due to the combined impact of Covid-19 and the conflict in Tigray. But nonetheless, the economy was still on pace to grow in 2020.
The Tigray conflict emerged when the TPLF leadership contested Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s authority. He responded by removing the TPLF from power in Tigray.