Étiqueté : Pandemic

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Waiting for Covid

In Sub-Saharan Africa, the number of Covid cases is still among the lowest in the world, 1.5 cases per million, however the pandemic preparedness measures are already battering the continent’s fragile economy, hijacking its health systems, and causing countless excess deaths.

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Organized Crime and the COVID-19 Pandemic

As of 18 May 2020, 53 countries in Africa recorded 85,000 cases and 2,700 deaths; officials believe these figures are gross underestimates. Africa has a population of over 1.3 billion, and a Yale University study estimates that by 30 June, 16.3 million people in Africa could contract COVID-19. As the coronavirus...