The most urgent steps African governments and the international community should take to avoid a ‘lost decade’ in the wake of COVID-19

The year 2020 was welcomed with so much hope and great expectations. Individuals, institutions and governments everywhere had projections on ways to improve lives and livelihoods as well as laid down patterns to navigate the new year. Unfortunately, the world was shut down by the negative impacts of the coronavirus disease in March 2020 and…