Africa in the news: COVID-19 impacts African economies and daily lives; clashes in the Sahel

African governments begin borrowing from IMF, World Bank to soften hit from COVID-19 This week, several countries and multilateral organizations announced additional measures to combat the economic fallout from COVID-19 in Africa. Among the actions taken by countries, Uganda‚Äôs central bank cut its benchmark interest rate by 1 percentage point to 8 percent and directed … Continue reading Africa in the news: COVID-19 impacts African economies and daily lives; clashes in the Sahel