COVID-19: counting the costs of the pandemic on African economies

Adebisi Adewole *, Agnes Gitau

*Corresponding author for this work

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The paper discussed the extent of the economic consequences of coronavirus pandemic on Africa and examined the three fronts at which the effect will be most felt: the domestic social front, the trade logistics and economic development front, and the foreign direct investment front. It proposed a more transparent and accountable approach to governance in Africa.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
No.May 2020
Specialist publicationAfrica Group Newsletter
PublisherAddleshaw Goddard LLP
Publication statusPublished - 18 May 2020


  • Africa
  • Africa Development
  • economy
  • coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • logistics
  • supply chain
  • global value chains
  • IMF
  • FDI


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