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VOA Our Voices 331: African Economies and COVID-19: Recession or Recovery?


VOA Our Voices 331: African Economies and COVID-19: Recession or Recovery?
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Although most African nations have been spared the levels of death and infection caused by the coronavirus in other parts of the globe; lockdowns, travel restrictions, and trade slowdown have thrown sub-Saharan Africa into a recession. On this week’s Our Voices, we take a look at the economic impact of the pandemic for African nations and the uphill battle policymakers have in improving the livelihoods of their people during these challenging times. We'll also examine other factors that have influence on their bottom-line and question if the continent is sliding into a recession or heading to recovery.

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