Over 4,500 delegates from across the globe including Government Officials, Governors and Executive Directors of the Bank Group, the Bank’s Senior Management, and leading experts and heads of institutions tuned in to the lecture.
While the rand is near its best level since March and bond yields have recovered from a blowout when a virus lockdown started, the generic 10-year yield remains above 9%, suggesting a risk premium is still priced in on the country’s debt.
The government, led by President John Pombe Magufuli is planning on building economic resilience, while mitigating the socio-economic and health impacts of the pandemic, particularly on local businesses, vulnerable households and the country’s healt
"If you don't have your mortgage payment on April 1, why in the world would you have $6,000 on June 23?" the borrower posed in the interview with Reuters.
This is as one in five will need a psychiatrist at some point in their lifetime. Medical tourism, which costs Nigeria over $1 billion annually, is another outcome of the poor state of healthcare in the country.
Through the AfDB-Government of South Sudan project, 376 healthcare workers have been trained in COVID-19 case management; surveillance is being scaled up and coordination strengthened at the sub-national level.
A new breed of digital banks, without physical branches, say they have had a boost due to the pandemic.