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TitleAfrican regional responses to COVID-19
AuthorMedinilla, Alfonso; Byiers, Bruce; Apiko, Philomena
SubjectCOVID 19
Date of Publication20200517
PublisherECDPM
Number of Pages34 pages
LanguageEnglish
Geographical CoverageAfrica
KeywordsCOVID 19 Pandemic
AbstractCOVID-19 has firmly set foot on the African continent, affecting all African countries. Any failure to contain the virus in one country ultimately threatens the safety of others. This ‘weakest link’ characteristic calls for a coordinated response across countries. Yet, the volume of analysis of international and national responses stands in contrast to what has been written or discussed about regional responses, particularly in Africa. This note summarises and reflects on the different roles played by the African Union and a sample of the continent’s regional organisations in shaping collective, coordinated regional responses
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