The Impact and Aftermath of Coronavirus on Southern African Development Community Consumers

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJPH.2013.09.01.Art002

Authors : Josephine Shailemo


This paper is all about the impact and aftermath of corona virus (COVID-19) on Southern African Development Community (SADC) consumers. Major impacts as well as aftermath of COVID-19 were criticized and analyzed thoroughly to give more clarity. The study employed both qualitative and quantitative research designs, and the study was a descriptive research of a survey kind of. The targeted population was SADC consumers. The sample size of 200 consumers was taken from Namibia and South Africa only among other SADC countries. Questionnaires were drafted distributed and handed to respondents. Primary data was collected by the means of interviews as well as structured questionnaires, while Secondary data was collected from journals and by the use of internet. Data were analyzed and finally presented in a form of tables and pie charts. The two hypotheses (Null and Alternative) testing were identified, which led to the explanation of the phenomena. The study concluded that coronavirus is still affecting SADC consumers but anyway it is a worldwide pandemic and therefore no one knows when it will end. It was difficult for one to determine the exact outcomes of the aftermath of corona virus as it was still skyrocketing.


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