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Thèse du Catastrophisme du COVID-19 en Afrique: Ressentiment des Africains ou Réalité ? / Thesis on the COVID-19 Disaster in Africa: African Resentment or Reality?

Since its emergence in Egypt in February 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has spread to almost all African countries. With about 85% of countries affected, this pandemic has passed the threat stage and has become a sad reality. But, contrary to the "thes…

Jobs and COVID-19: Measuring Work-Related Physical Interaction

Given the role of physical human proximity and contact in the spread of COVID-19, we build an index measuring the level of physical interaction for different occupations. Our Physical Interaction Index combines occupational work context informatio…

COVID-19 Lockdown in South Africa Highlights Unequal Access to Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented pressures on governments, economies, and families, posing what many observers consider the largest global peace-time challenge since the Great Depression a century ago. In South Africa, the government m…

Temporary COVID-19 Spectrum - A Missed Opportunity for some Regulatory Innovation?

The release of the temporary spectrum in advance of the spectrum auction later this year or possibly next, provides us with an opportunity to correct course in order to meet our primary national digital objective of affordable access to the full ran…

Food in the Time of Coronavirus: Why We Should Be Very, Very Afraid

The social legitimacy of the ‘COVID-19 lockdown’, government’s regulations imposed to contain the spread of the virus, is most likely to run aground unless an urgent plan can be made to ensure that everyone in the country has access to sufficient fo…

COVID-19: Are We Asking the Right Questions about ...Youth Unemployment?

Policy reform in the post-Covid-19 world will be vital. Although there is a need to focus on immediate remedies, we also need to be simultaneously thinking about strategies to promote an economic recovery. In so doing, we will have to find ways to e…

COVID-19: Are We Asking the Right Questions about ... Food Supply and Poverty Alleviation in the Former Homelands?

Most South Africans have limited awareness of events outside of the major metros. This myopia has been exacerbated during the Covid-19 lockdown by restrictions on travel. It is easy to lose sight of the fact that, although the society is undergoing …

The Nature and Magnitude of the COVID-19 Outbreak in South Sudan

This analysis uses laboratory data to examine the COVID-19 infections in South Sudan. Preliminary findings point to the underlying concerns. First, the COVID-19 preventive measures instituted in March are ineffective, with at least 100 new cases of …

Crisis Communication: Radio Tops Zimbabweans' News Sources - Except for ' Other People'

In a crisis, the ability to disseminate information rapidly and effectively can be a matter of life and death. During the COVID-19 pandemic, accurate, timely, and trusted information about the number of cases, ways to prevent infection, government c…

COVID-19: Are We Asking the Right Questions about ... Reopening Schools?

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on education systems around the world. It represents what the World Bank calls “the largest simultaneous shock to all education systems in our lifetimes”. The latest figures show that nearly 1.2 billi…

COVID-19: Are We Asking the Right Questions about ... Unlocking the Economy?

Thinking hard about the right way to unlock the economy was the theme of CDE’s webinar. CDE executive director, Ann Bernstein, set out the challenges at the beginning of the discussion: “Nobody knows how best to deal with the complex set of issues a…

Coronavirus and Temperature

The COVID-19 disease, caused by the novel coronavirus, is the most serious health crisis since the Spanish flu of 1918, which is estimated to have killed between 50 million and 100 million people worldwide. By the latest count (March 29), the dise…

Financing the Revival of Sudan’s Troubled Transition

Mounting economic turbulence is rocking Sudan’s delicate political transition. Citizens yearning for an upturn in living conditions, following the popular revolt and military coup that toppled Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, may find their frustration…

Cushioning Local Governments from the Impact of COVID-19

Urbanization is a global trend and has largely been a positive force for economic growth, poverty reduction and human development. Urbanization is understood as a population shift from rural to urban areas, it is the gradual increase in the propor…

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