With dwindling oil prices, medical doctors embarking on strike, banditry, an unending insurgency, millions of out-of-school children roaming ... the streets and a possible outbreak of the coronavirus, Northern Nigeria, is preparing for a devastating pandemic.
Citi has been appointed by the African Development Bank to help tap markets with a bond to finance governments and companies fighting coronavirus ... in Africa, Miguel Azevedo, Citi’s head of investment banking for Africa and the Middle East, told The Africa Report.
After China and Europe, what if it’s Africa’s turn next? To stop the coronavirus, swift action needs to be taken immediately – before Africa’s ... vulnerable health systems are brought to its knees. Italy realised this too late.
African countries have been among the last to be hit by the global coronavirus pandemic. Yet, as the cases rise and governments rightfully take ... the necessary measures to slow the spread of the virus, the continent is likely to face widespread economic fallout as business slows to a near halt.
Several controversies have erupted in Côte d’Ivoire over how the government is managing the health crisis and imposing restrictive measures ... on citizens. But many Ivorians are observing that certain public figures are getting special treatment while parliamentary business is continuing on as usual.
The outbreak of Ebola in west Africa in 2014-16 has left food and agri-business company Olam ready to respond quickly to the coronavirus pandemic, ... Ventkatamani Srivathsan, CEO for Africa and the Middle East, told The Africa Report.