Governments in Africa and the global community must take bold measures to protect the economy, to counter the economic impact of the coronavirus.
Will the AfCFTA offer Africa the best chance to mitigate the economic effect of Coronavirus (and future pandemics)?
The AfCFTA can help African governments to work together to show their commitment towards achieving regional integration for a single African market.
Africa started the year with a projected 3.9% growth for 2020. It is now under threat of its first recession in 25 years as a result of the coronavirus.
The article analyses the effect of the coronavirus on the African economies, in particular, the mineral and natural resources industry.