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    The coronavirus pandemic has hit Africa hard – especially countries that are highly dependent on tourism, such as Mauritius, or Cape Verde.

    Many of Cape Verde’s residents make their living from holidaymakers. But the lack of tourists caused the economy to crash. The pandemic revealed the policy of only developing the tourism industry may have been a mistake. Agriculture and other economic sectors have been neglected.

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