AU urges Africa to learn from pandemic in rebuilding economy

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The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU) Moussa Faki Mahamat said The Covid-19 crisis is an opportunity for African countries to reflect and also revisit some of their development strategies.

He said that Africa must, therefore, draw lessons from the Coronavirus pandemic to re-adapt in order to build more diversified an endogenous economies that will be more resilient to possible future exogenous shocks.

“To this end, Africa must, in the first instance, explore its own potential and exploit the countless opportunities offered by intra-African trade,” the Chairperson said.

Africa, has according to the latest report by Africa CDC reported 3,830,631 cases of Coronavirus, 101,350 deaths and 3,383,956 recoveries.

 

Edited by Olajumoke Adeleke

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