Covid-19 has caused widespread turmoil and volatility since March. The Bureau for Economic Research expects a contraction in GDP of 9.5% this year, with a modest rebound of just 3.1% next year.
Africa requires an economic recovery plan beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.
Policy analysts, economists, business and labour say government needs to come up with a strategy to unlock the country’s productivity potential for improved competitiveness and sustainable economic growth.
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