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AfDB’s Kevin Urama on how Africa can emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis

By CNBC
08 September 2020   |   7:09 am
The African Development Bank says for African countries to prepare for a post-COVID–19 world and greatly increase their resilience, governments should address structural bottlenecks that make the continent more vulnerable to future shocks. Kevin Urama, the AfDB’s Senior Director for African Development Institute joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss how African economies can come out better post-Covid-19.

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