Next week Monday, the 25th of May is Africa Day, a commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963. While it’s a time to galvanise Africans to work towards the stability and economic prosperity of the continent, it’s challenging times in the era of COVID-19. The impact of the global pandemic will have far-reaching implications for the continent’s growth.

SABC Foreign Editor Sophie Mokoena chats further on the issue: