3 ways COVID-19 could actually spark a better future for Africa

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Coronavirus is severely testing Africa’s social, economic and political resilience.

COVID-19 is forcing African states to invest in their health systems.

A lack of essential healthcare supplies has triggered a debate about the necessary industrialization of Africa.

In 1990, when Cameroon’s football team did the unthinkable and beat Argentina in the World Cup, the proportion of the world’s population living below the poverty line was 35.9%. Fast-forward 35 years to 2015, following a global adoption of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this figure now stands at 10%.

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