African countries must take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact to accelerate industrialisation and intra-regional trade, and improve infrastructure.
African economies could benefit more from backward linkages to the mining industry than from beneficiation.
A tumultuous era has ended and there's a silver lining to the cloud that has been hanging over South Africa.
Firms with a focus on the domestic and regional market have an incentive to distribute their medicines effectively. Local production can create a win-win situation for health and employment.