According to GeoPoll latest survey, it is estimated that almost half of the world's population is at risk of job loss due to COVID-19. Kenya has already experienced over 1.2 million lost jobs. Joining CNBC for more on the financial impact of the virus in Sub-Saharan Africa is Joy Masimane, Client Service Lead East Africa at GeoPoll.
One of the greatest concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak is the impact it will have on food security especially in countries that already suffer from high food insecurity. John Murunga, GeoPoll Regional Director for East Africa joined CNBC Africa to share more on their survey findings from the mobile-based research platform on the economic impact of the COVID-19 across 12 African nations.