Africa Vs Coronavirus: Can Africa survive the threat on its economies? A Podcast.

The ongoing pandemic has affected billions of people and millions of companies worldwide. Africa has not escaped untouched. This podcast explores what the Coronavirus mean for the continent.

With the continent’s economy depends heavily on commodities, therefore the coronavirus crisis will have a big impact. However, having previously faced the Ebola virus, they might be better prepared.

About Africa 101

Africa is a continent of challenges, contrasts, and exciting opportunities. Whether you’re curious about venturing to Africa for the first time or already doing business on the continent, Africa 101 is the podcast for you. In this podcast, host Sonia Galat, Director of Africa Business Venture, talks to individuals that are making a positive contribution to Africa’s development and brings us their unique stories. This is the first episode in their new podcast series, in which they will be exploring key issues of development in Africa. You will hear about the future of urbanisation, the changing perception of Africa, how art and sport are creating new identities for Africa and much more.

In the podcast, Dr Tedd George tackles the tough subject of the coronavirus pandemic, and what the crisis means for Africa this podcast. What did African countries learn from the Ebola outbreak? How can digitisation help deliver important messages to ensure public safety? And how can investors prepare to access emerging markets once the pandemic is over? It’s excellent.


About Dr Tedd George

The very eloquent Dr Edward George is a thought leader on disruptive technology and emerging markets. He advises on a number of Fintech & Agritech projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and is a regular speaker at conferences and commentator in the media. Edward has a number of specialities, including soft commodities and agribusiness, trade and trade finance, and disruptive technology.

Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Edward was the head of group research of pan-African bank, Ecobank, managing a team of eight analysts covering the fixed-income, currencies and commodities space. A linguist by training, Edward is fluent in French, Spanish and Portuguese and holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Bristol. His PhD thesis on the Cuban intervention in Angola was published as a book by Routledge in 2005 and came out in paperback in 2012.

I am already looking forward to the next one.

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