Picture: 123RF/ Ivan Trifonenko
Picture: 123RF/ Ivan Trifonenko

For the past 10 years, the Standard Bank research division has been monitoring the trends driving Africa’s attraction, and has identified five key themes — population growth, urbanisation, the adoption of new technologies, financial inclusion and untapped resources.

Business Day TV’s Alishia Seckam spoke to Simon Freemantle, senior political economist at Standard Bank, for a look at how the pandemic has affected those trends.

Simon Freemantle, senior political economist at Standard Bank, talks to Business Day TV

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