Surprising resilience: DFIs take stock of their COVID-19 response

“Many DFIs focused on supporting their existing clients through the crisis rather than finding new clients. Investing has been more challenging, but concerns that their balance sheets would take a hit didn’t materialize, nor did the type of demand they expected for liquidity support.”

via Devex

Africa CDC’s John Nkengasong on a Vaccine Game Plan for the Continent

“What worries me most is that the continent doesn’t get its vaccination program in order in a timely fashion. That means we have to pursue an aggressive process not a passive process.”

via COVID HQ Africa

Tanzania to re-evaluate its position on COVID-19, says President Samia

“On the issue of COVID-19, I think I should form a Committee of experts to look at it professionally and then advise the Government, and it should not be silenced or rejected or accepted without professional research.”

via The Citizen