ECA Report: COVID-19 in Africa: Protecting Lives and Economies

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), in a new report on the Corona virus pandemic, says over 300,000 Africans could lose their lives due to COVID-19. This, as the pandemic continues to impact on the Continent’s struggling economies whose growth is expected to slow down from 3.2 percent to 1.8 percent in a best-case scenario, pushing close to 27 million people into extreme poverty.read more

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