What does the coronavirus mean for Africa?

The ongoing pandemic has affected billions of people and millions of companies worldwide. Africa has not escaped untouched.

What does the coronavirus mean for Africa?

The ongoing pandemic has affected billions of people and millions of companies worldwide. Africa has not escaped untouched. The continent’s economy depends heavily on commodities, therefore  the coronavirus crisis  will have a big impact. However, having previously faced the Ebola virus, they might be better prepared.

In this podcast, host Sonia Galat, Director of Africa Business Venture, is exploring the challenges Africa is now facing. She is joined by Dr.Tedd George, Chief Narrative Officer at Kleos Advisory. As a fintech enthusiast, he offers his view on the role of technology and innovation in handling the coronavirus crisis.

What will you learn?
  • What did African countries learn from the Ebola outbreak?
  • How can digitisation help deliver important messages to ensure public safety?
  • And how can investors prepare to access emerging markets once the pandemic is over?
About Africa 1.0.1

This is the first episode of our new podcast series, in which we will be exploring key issues of development in Africa. You will hear about the future of urbanisation, the changing perception of Africa, how art and sport is creating new identities for Africa and much more. Make sure you don’t miss any new episodes and sign up to be notified when each podcast goes live.