The Impact of the Corona Virus in Africa


NewzRoom Afrika: Your View

Monday, 17 February 2020

Interview about the impact of the Corona Virus in Africa and whether South Africa and other African countries are prepared to deal with the epidemic. The discussion evaluates the Chinese response to the epidemic and the response of African countries at a regional and national level. The interview also evaluates the economic impact of the epidemic and whether the South African response is adequate. The discussion reviews the African response to previous epidemics like the EBOLA virus, focusing on what has been learned since then and what could be expected if there were new cases in Africa.

Siya Biniza

Role: Executive Director
Siya is a Political Economist specialising in Development Finance, Industrial Development, and Regional Integration...


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