12 May 2020
The local Association of Chinese Companies donated on Monday 6.5 million escudos (EUR 59 thousand) to the country, which will be channeled to the National Emergency Fund to fight the new coronavirus pandemic. The local government has praised Chinese support, from companies and the State.
11 May 2020
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) estimates that a one-month full lockdown across Africa would cost the continent about 2.5 per cent of its annual GDP, equivalent to about USD 65.7 billion per month. With the costs of the Covid-19 lockdown mounting, the ECA is now proposing 7 Lockdow Exit Strategies for African Countries that that "provide sustainable, albeit reduced, economic activity".