Prof Bärbel Haldenwang from the Institute for Futures Research (IFR) at the University of Stellenbosch Business School is regularly providing updates regarding the prevalence of COVID-19, the latest report compares South Africa (and its provinces) to an African perspective (as on 25 August 2020).

See latest report here.

Senior Futurists, Doris Viljoen points out that this report indicates:

  • South Africa is still the worst affected country on the continent, followed by Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Algeria, Kenya, Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire
  • Together these 10 countries account for 85% of all confirmed Covid-19 infections and 89% of all Covid-19 deaths on the continent
  • Some countries in Africa are seeing a stabilization, and others even a decline in new infections.