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49 Million Africans may Face Extreme Poverty in 2021

An additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty by coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath, according to updated forecasts released on Tuesday by the African Development Bank (AfDB). The report, which projected West and Central Africa to be worst hit by poverty, warned that governments and development partners …

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AfDB to Launch African Economic Outlook 2020 Supplement

The African Development Bank will launch its African Economic Outlook 2020 Supplement in a live Zoom event from 14.30 to 16.00 (Abidjan time) on Tuesday 7 July 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in economic disruptions that have changed the strong growth projections the African Development Bank reported in January in the …

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