African Societies Plan for a Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery

“There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach when it comes to examining economic recovery plans for the 54 African countries, but a common theme seems to be infrastructure spending and a boost from intra-African trade, as the African Continental Free Trade Agreement comes into effect next year.”

via Cairo Review of Global Affairs

COVID-19 Heightens Stakes for Migrants in the Mediterranean

“COVID-19 has exacerbated anti-migration trends in the Mediterranean region, leaving migrants and refugees in increasingly vulnerable positions.”

via Cairo Review of Global Affairs

Reviving Botswana’s Tourism Industry after COVID-19

“The Botswana tourism sector cannot avoid the threats posed by the current coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Considering that tourism relies on physical interaction between people, it does not come as a surprise that the sector has borne the brunt of the global pandemic.”

via Cairo Review of Global Affairs

How Will the Coronavirus Crisis Affect Africa’s Developmental Focus?

“Though the number of COVID-19 cases officially reported on the continent are low compared to the rest of the world, the question of the role of the international community and its multilateral financial institutions in helping Africa surmount the challenge it faces remains.”

via Cairo Review of Global Affairs