COVID-19: What we Learnt One Week after Gradual Ease of Lockdown

On 4th May, the first phase of the gradual ease started and residents of Lagos state and Abuja were able to go out to their places of work again. As an independent economic research group, we also set out to observe how the citizens went about their economic activities, how they conveyed themselves, the cost associated with the movement as well as the activities of the transport unions in enforcing social distancing.

COVID-19: Can Africa Afford Lockdowns?

By Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo/ Image Credit: WeeTracker This year 2020 begins a new decade that promises to be one of dreadful disruptions, with Africa holding the weakest end of …