Virus Outbreak South Africa In depth

Corona Chronicles: 25 May – 29 May

Corona Chronicles: 25 May – 29 May

The number of global cases of COVID-19 is now close to six million. South Africa is due to further open its lockdown as it prepares for level 3 on 1 June, while Namibia is praised for its efforts of keeping the number of cases to a record low.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Angola

Coronavirus: Reforms by Angola’s Lourenço helped mitigate effects of COVID-19

Big oil-producing countries have faced a double-hit in recent months: the sudden drop in prices of oil and the economic impact of the global pandemic. In the case of Angola, which entered both crises with an already weakened economy, how are its prospects looking? The Africa Report speaks to Sergio Pugliese, the Executive President for the African Energy Chamber (AEC), to find out.