COVID-19 continues to break economies, many are losing jobs and going hungry. Countries are going on lockdowns which directly translates to a loss of income.
One of the worries that have particularly clouded the African economies is the reality of a collapse of the economy should they adopt a total lockdown that has been tested and proven as the most effective way to flattening the curve of coronavirus.
As of Friday, over one million people had been reported as infected with Covid19 and over 50,000 dead.
Different countries are adopting economic stimulus measures to cushion their citizens. Canada is now offering a monthly stipend of $2,000 to all citizens affected by the pandemic. Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau announced.
Miguna Miguna who was denied access to Kenya but retained his Canada citizenship is likely to benefit from the government’s aid given that his work alongside many others has been affected by the coronavirus. Miguna has been a practicing lawyer in Canada specializing in immigration law.