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A new report reveals that COVID-19 reduced the incomes of 79% of people in 6 African countries. African governments should boost the employment of people in the informal sector.
Between April and October 2020, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics reports that Kenyans spent KShs 16.9 billion on devices such as computers, smartphones, and networking devices. Growth in sales of nearly 85%.
Relief funding was designed to cover cancellations in the first quarter – but most musicians in South Africa hadn’t confirmed all their bookings by then. And from April onwards, during the lockdown, there have been minimal earnings.
Internet is a ‘lifeline not a luxury’ in the COVID-19 era. Strong policies on broadband infrastructure and access are needed to drive down prices