The 'Great Lockdown' that is ravaging the global economy is quite unlike the financial crash of 2008 and requires a different and even bigger response, the IMF Chief Economist says. Also: a survey of 350 business leaders reveals what they see as the biggest risks from the pandemic in the next 18 months.
Professor Paul Collier, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minouche Shafik | Speakers discuss the challenges facing African countries and lessons from the Ebola crisis, and explore how countries can best respond to the macro crisis caused by the collapse of natural resource prices and trade, capital flight, and disrupted global supply chains.
Bill Gates has been pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into the fight against COVID-19. He wants an army of innovators to hit the problem, and focus on the longterm rebuilding of African healthcare systems. Not enough for you? He also wants to rehabilitate our global institutional architecture to take on the challenges of the 21st century.
In this special COVID-19 edition of Employment Matters, we learn how Tanzanian employers are managing their workforce throughout the pandemic, and what obligations they have to their employees.
In this special COVID-19 edition of Employment Matters, we speak with Sonal Sejpal (ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna) about how Kenyan employers & employees are handling the pandemic