The Challenges and Options of Economic Development Financing in Africa during and after COVID-19

USB Alumni Webinar with Prof Meshach Aziakpono


Right now, the economic hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa are being addressed. However, we also need to prepare for what is to come in the aftermath. Join Prof Meshach Aziakpono and host Emma Rono of the East Africa Chapter as they assess Africa’s options in overcoming these challenges.

Date:              Thursday, 3 September 2020
Time:              12:00 CAT (GMT +2)
Enquiries:    Lizelle Kannemeyer | [email protected]

Prof Meshach Aziakpono
Meshach Aziakpono (PhD) is a Professor of Development Finance and until April 2013 was the Head of Development Finance Programmes at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB). He obtained a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics and Statistics with a Second Class Hons Upper Division in 1994 at the University of Benin; a Master of Science degree in Economics in 1998 at the University of Ibadan, and a PhD in Economics in 2008 at the University of the Free State. His research has focused on the broad areas of financial integration and financial sector development and monetary policy issues in Africa with strong emphasis in applied econometrics.




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