Who’s Buying Africa’s Oil and why does it Matter?

Introduction.

The COVID-19 pandemic a near-halt of the global economy as governments-imposed lockdown measures in other to reduce the spread of the virus. As vaccines are developed and citizens inoculated, governments have begun relaxing lockdown measures. At the height of the pandemic, lockdown and social distancing measures caused citizens across the world to stay at home, while global manufacturing and tourism were badly hit by the effects of the virus. Lower rates of domestic and foreign travel and weaker industrial activity caused demand…