The European Business Council for Africa

Our latest outputs examine African countries’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. This on-going series examines the challenges African leaders face in their near-term responses to contain the spread of the virus; the economic impact of the pandemic;  the looming food crisis in the Sahel and West Africa; the gap in public trust political leaders in Nigeria will need to overcome; and the challenge South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa faces in pushing through economic reforms at the same time as managing the pandemic.

A series of Africa Programme webinars assessed the implications of the coronavirus on elections and democracyits likely impact on development and poverty reduction efforts; and consequences for food security and resilience.