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Cote d'Ivoire's Vice President, Daniel Kablan Duncan has resigned just days after the death of Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly. Ayalenesh Tafesse, Country Risk Analyst at Rand Merchant Bank joins CNBC Africa to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and recent events on cocoa-producing country's growth trajectory.
Only eight countries in Africa - Algeria, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Egypt, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, and South Africa - record more than 75% of deaths, according to the United Nations.
Nigeria plans to enter the second phase of easing of restrictions on domestic flights from Wednesday. Evarest Nnaji, CEO, Oas Helicopters joins CNBC Africa for more.
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