Aid has failed. COVID-19 both exposes this and offers the chance for a reset.

“The nature of aid as we know it may change. This is a concern, but more so an opportunity. This reset does not have to be a bad thing if African countries learn to own their problems and be their solutions.
The harsh treatment of African nationals in China, where the pandemic began, illustrates the extent to which the continent’s wellbeing lies in its own hands..”

via African Arguments