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2 April 2020
www.press.et
The outbreak of COVID-19 is having impact on Ethiopia’s investment activities and import-export trade, Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) said.
2 April 2020
www.wsws.org
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the African continent as of Wednesday was 6,261 with over 200 fatalities.
2 April 2020
www.china.org.cn
African ministers of finance have urged immediate emergency financing of 100 billion U.S. dollars to deal with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak on the continent.
2 April 2020
https://afriquinfos.com
Sous l’égide de la Commission Economique pour l’Afrique (CEA), les ministres africains des finances ont tenu mardi une visioconférence où il était question de l’urgence de débloquer des fonds pour riposter contre le Covid-19 alors qu’il s’étend sur le continent.
2 April 2020
www.leconomistemaghrebin.com
Les ministres africains des Finances se réunissaient mardi, à Addis-Abeba, en visioconférence. Ils réclament un financement d’urgence de 100 milliards de dollars pour combattre le COVID-19.
2 April 2020
www.thisdaylive.com
Ministers of Finance from Nigeria and other African countries have called for debt relief from bilateral, multilateral and commercial partners, due to the ravaging impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has plunged the world into an economic crisis.
2 April 2020
http://northafricapost.com
African finance ministers have requested the support of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the European Union for bilateral, multilateral and commercial debt relief amid the coronavirus crisis.
2 April 2020
www.thetidenewsonline.com
Ministers of Finance in Africa have called for debt relief from bilateral, multilateral and commercial partners to ensure that African countries get the fiscal space required to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.
2 April 2020
www.webmanagercenter.com
” L’économie africaine est confrontée à un ralentissement profond et synchronisé et ne pourra s’en remettre qu’au bout de trois ans “. C’est ce qu’estiment les ministres africains en charge de l’Economie et des Finances, réunis à Addis Abeba par visioconférence, mardi 31 mars 2020.
2 April 2020
www.downtoearth.org.in
Africa’s economy is facing a synchronised slowdown due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and could take up to three years to turn the corner, according to African ministers of finance.
2 April 2020
thenationonlineng.net
AFRICAN Ministers of Finance have launched a coordinated attempt to secure $100 billion debt relief following the economic impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the continent.
1 April 2020
www.socialnews.xyz
African Ministers of Finance held a second virtual meeting Tuesday, against the backdrop of rising COVID-19 cases in Africa which could spiral out of control unless measures are put in place now to curtail its spread. The meeting was hosted by Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, and co-chaired by Ministers Tito Mboweni of South Africa and Ken Ofori-Atta of...
1 April 2020
www.financialafrik.com
Les ministres africains des finances se sont réunis ce mardi pour la deuxième fois par visioconférence, dans le contexte de l’augmentation des cas de COVID-19 en Afrique, susceptible d’être incontrôlable si les mesures ne sont pas mises en place maintenant pour en limiter la propagation. La réunion a été organisée par Vera Songwe, Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique,...
1 April 2020
allafrica.com
The second online meeting of the African Ministers of Finance took place on 31 March 2020 in the context of the outbreak of the coronavirus in Africa. The first meeting of the African Ministers of Finance took place on 19 March 2020. At that time, based on data contributed by 35 African countries, 633 cases of the virus were confirmed, with 17 deaths. As at 31 March 2020, that number had risen to...
1 April 2020
lapresse.tn
Les ministres africains des finances réunis mardi, à Addis-Abeba, en visioconférence, ont réclamé, un financement d’urgence de 100 milliards de dollars pour combattre le COVID-19.
1 April 2020
www.ghanabusinessnews.com
After a second virtual meeting held Tuesday March 31, 2020, African Ministers of Finance say the continent urgently needs $100 billion to fight the coronavirus disease sweeping across the world.
1 April 2020
www.cvbj.biz
The African Union (AU) reported today that a total of 5,255 cases of COVID-19 are registered on the continent and, although there are still no infections in seven countries in the region, the situation due to the pandemic is aggravated by armed conflicts. of some nations.
1 April 2020
www.ladiplomatiquedabidjan.com
Les ministres africains des finances se sont réunis ce mardi pour la deuxième fois par visioconférence, dans le contexte de l’augmentation des cas de COVID-19 en Afrique, susceptible d’être incontrôlable si les mesures ne sont pas mises en place maintenant pour en limiter la propagation. La réunion a été organisée par Vera Songwe, Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique,...
1 April 2020
www.diariolibre.com
África intenta a la desesperada movilizar fondos y lograr el alivio de su deuda para amortiguar el desastre económico ocasionado por la crisis sanitaria del coronavirus, que ya ha causado más de 5.900 contagios y 200 muertes en el continente.
1 April 2020
www.devdiscourse.com
The meeting was hosted by Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, and co-chaired by Ministers Tito Mboweni of South Africa and Ken Ofori-Atta of Ghana.
1 April 2020
theexchange.africa
In the last meeting organized by UNECA, African ministers called for a $100 billion stimulus package, including a suspension of debt service payments.
1 April 2020
https://observador.pt
Poucas condições de higiene e sistemas de saúde deficitários. Parecem estar reunidas as condições para transformar o continente africano num recordista de números no que diz respeito à Covid-19.
1 April 2020
www.dandc.eu
African policymakers must rise to several daunting challenges, argues Vera Songwe of the UN Economic Commission for Africa. Crosscutting trends matter very much.
1 April 2020
www.modernghana.com
African Ministers of Finance held a second virtual meeting Tuesday, against the backdrop of rising COVID-19 cases in Africa which could spiral out of control unless measures are put in place now to curtail its spread.

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