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Economic Update | Ghana lifts Covid-19 lockdown amid health care expansion plans

29 Apr 2020
Ghana has become the first African country to lift lockdown measures, a decision motivated by the country’s progress in combatting the coronavirus and concerns over the well-being of its poorer...

Economic View | Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, Co-Founder and General Partner, Future Africa

29 Apr 2020
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji
What investment opportunities have you seen arise from previous economic and health crises, and how does Covid-19 compare?

Economic Update | Can emerging economies afford a "green" recovery from Covid-19?

28 Apr 2020
The dramatic slowdown in industrial production, energy demand and transport activity in the first quarter of 2020 has led to significantly lower levels of air pollution, sparking debate over whether...

Economic Update | The digital innovators leading Oman’s Covid-19 response

28 Apr 2020
The digital innovators leading Oman’s Covid-19 response
Oman acted quickly to limit the spread of the virus. A range of measures were implemented, including travel restrictions on international flights and internal public transportation services, the...

Economic Update | Senegal turns to ICT to combat Covid-19

27 Apr 2020
Senegal turns to ICT to combat Covid-19
In a bid to contain the outbreak, on March 14 Senegal was the first sub-Saharan African country to close its schools. The country has also adopted a host of other measures, including travel...

Economic Update | Dubai’s malls migrate online amid Covid-19 shutdown

27 Apr 2020
With Covid-19 restrictions leading to the closure of Dubai’s shopping malls, some major players in the emirate are turning towards online platforms to stimulate retail activity.

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