Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Senegal, Tunisia and now SA - the corononavirus is making inroads on the continent. CNBC Africa spoke to a SA athlete with hopes of taking part at this year’s Olympics in Japan about the impact of COVID-19.
In the last few hours the news that many people feared has broken. Coronavirus is in South Africa. This was the word from the South African government this afternoon and it is likely to send a shudder down the spine of business in Sub-Saharan Africa. This came just days after a case was reported in Nigeria. On the eve of the outbreak the Premier of KZN Sihle Zikalala told CNBC Africa that his province was ready to fight the virus.