Africa: COVID-19 Drives Sub-Saharan Africa Toward First Recession in 25 Years

[FrontPageAfrica] Washington -Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has been significantly impacted by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and is forecast to fall sharply from 2.4% in 2019 to -2.1 to -5.1% in 2020, the first recession in the region over the past 25 years, according to the latest Africa's Pulse, the World Bank's twice-yearly economic update for the region.Read the Original Article