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Death, Debt and Opportunity: Cost of COVID-19 in Africa

Press Release Pretoria, South Africa – COVID-19 has created a human development crisis in Africa but is an opportunity to accelerate infrastructure investment and economic reform to boost the continent’s prospects when the pandemic subsides. Crowded informal urban settlements have made physical distancing difficult and may make Africa particularly susceptible to COVID-19.

I have “Strong Support” from Africa for the WTO’s Top Job–Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

•WTO has never been led by an African or by a woman before • Okonjo-Iweala says WTO challenges “not insoluble” •Stresses need for reform, including of appeals court By Emma Farge Nigeria’s candidate to head the World Trade Organization (WTO) said she feels “strong support” from Africa and expects African leaders to unite behind

Security: An African success story

PRESS RELEASE Global expertise, locally relevant security insights – African Cyber Security Culture event In June 2020, KnowBe4 ( hosted the inaugural Africa Cyber Security Culture Conference 2020 that invited delegates and speakers from across the continent, and the world, to discuss security culture and the impact of the global pandemic.

COVID-19: Global Cases Edge Past 10m, Deaths Nearly 500k

•Nigeria Records 490 New COVID-19 Cases •Africa cases exceed 371,000, including 9,484 deaths •Daily cases surge in US as infections surpass 2.5 million •While new clusters multiply in Europe There are now more than ten million cases of coronavirus globally and nearly 500,000 deaths, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. The grim milestone comes