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#LockdownLessons: The value of our shared humanity
#LockdownLessons: The value of our shared humanityArticle

Bruce Schubach, chief operating officer of Baker McKenzie Johannesburg, shares the his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how the law firm is navigating these unusual times...

Shan Radcliffe 25 May 2020

Covid-19 likely to exact heavy toll in Africa
Covid-19 likely to exact heavy toll in AfricaArticle

The young average age of the population in Africa is likely to be a positive factor, given that Covid-19 seems to be exacting a higher toll on older patients around the world. However...

3 Apr 2020

Shaping Africa's urban areas to withstand future pandemics
Shaping Africa's urban areas to withstand future pandemicsArticle

For all their virtues, cities have a major downside. They are a fertile ground for contagion, such as the rapid spread of Covid-19...

Astrid R.N. Haas 2 Apr 2020

The cost of coronavirus in Africa: What measures can leaders take?
The cost of coronavirus in Africa: What measures can leaders take?Article

With the novel coronavirus Covid-19 having reached the African continent, countries are getting ready to manage the spread of the virus and ensure that their fragile health systems can cope...

Dorothy Tembo 1 Apr 2020

AfDB launches $3bn 'Fight Covid-19' Social Bond
AfDB launches $3bn 'Fight Covid-19' Social BondArticle

The African Development Bank's new $3bn Fight Covid-19 Social Bond is the largest dollar-denominated social bond ever launched in international capital markets to date...

30 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Africa urgently needs an ubuntu plan
Covid-19: Africa urgently needs an ubuntu planArticle

Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated ubuntu plan in response to Covid-19, a fiscal stimulus that recognises our shared and connected humanity...

Dr Victor Oladokun 30 Mar 2020

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