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Coronavirus contaminates African economy [Business Africa]

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Africa risks being one of the continents most affected by the current coronavirus pandemic.

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is projecting growth less by 1.8% by the end of 2020.

The fairly rapid spread of the disease in Africa could force governments to implement drastic measures, which would trigger a recession.

To understand the impact of COVID-19 on African economies and its consequences, we have Antonio Pedro, the director of the sub-regional office of the United Nations Economic Commission for Central Africa, joining us from Yaoundé, Cameroon.