World Bank: COVID-19 to push over 100mn people into extreme poverty in 2020

The World Bank says the Covid-19 pandemic could push over 100 million people into extreme poverty this year. According to the Bretton Woods Institution, Nigeria has the largest poor population in Sub-Saharan Africa that’s about 79 million extreme poor which accounts for 20 per cent of the total poor in the region. Dipo Ajayi, Head of Fixed Income at Chapel Hill Denham joins CNBC Africa for more.

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 08:49:57 GMT
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