Bill Gates and others warned of 10 million Covid deaths, ailing health systems, mass death. Such images of Covid-19 in Africa were all over our media in January and February. Now in December, in the same media, we wonder why this catastrophe failed to materialise.
African companies will also be hit very hard by the impacts of this pandemic. However, African companies are much more used to a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business environment.
How the pandemic might change our interlinked global society. The level of interconnectedness will not decrease compared to the pre-pandemic level but increase. However, it will be different.