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Tracking COVID-19 vaccination in sub-Saharan Africa

By Economists for Transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa: surging or spared? What data reveals

By Tanou Balde, Pierre Mandon, Hannah Niemeyer, Amma Panin and Alexis Rivera Ballesteros

Country focus: COVID-19 in Togo – reflections by Koffi Massèsso Adji

By Koffi Massèsso Adji

Striking statistics and infographics

Country focus: COVID-19 and the resource sector in Cameroon – insights by Josti Doum

17 September 2021Cameroon is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic as are most countries around the world. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 82,454 reported Cameroonians (around 3% of the population – compared with around 10% in the US) have been contaminated by the...

Country focus: COVID-19 in Togo – reflections by Koffi Massèsso Adji

Like any other country in the world, COVID-19 has also taken its toll on Togolese citizens and our economy. While it is too early to tell the exact economic impact COVID-19 will have, there is already evidence of negative effects on most sectors of the economy. In...

Africa’s underrepresentation in science

Count of scientific and technical journal articles published between 2003 and 2016 per million people in 2017.

World’s poverty share

By 2030, 64% of the world’s poor will reside in resource-rich Sub-Saharan Africa.

Share of the world’s population by region

By 2030, one in four people in the world will be living in Sub-Saharan Africa.  While the world’s population growth is declining, in Sub-Saharan Africa it is still at the same rate.

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