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Averting the reversals of multilateralism at the age of pandemics

It is plain as the noses on our faces that the viral influence of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is evolving to be a colossal stress test for multilateralism, and engaging a reverse gear of multilateralism by some governments posing jeopardy to pandemic response capacities of individual countries.

Can Africa withstand COVID-19?

Less than five months after the first documented case of the COVID-19 coronavirus, infections exceed 340,000 globally, with nearly 15,000 deaths.

Coronanomics 101

Last week, G7 finance ministers and central bank governors vowed to use “all appropriate policy tools” to contain the economic threat posed by the COVID-19 coronavirus.