New in the ASCL Africanist Blog: A virus’ journey: what does corona teach us about Africa’s global connections?

The current corona crisis is revealing just how interconnected our world is. Perhaps more interesting, it also shows how continents, countries and localities are differently connected, and differently integrated in the global economy and in the global movement of people. Why does Africa seem so little affected in comparison to other regions of the globe? ASCL researcher Mayke Kaag looks for answers in her latest blog post.