sabato 17 ottobre 2020

Africa Needs More Finances to Cushion Covid-19 Impact, Vatican Official to Money Lenders

(Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA, AMECEA)
Against the backdrop of Covid-19 crisis that has affected the continents globally Africa included, Vatican has appealed to World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) to double its lending capacity and support Africa recover from its effects. In a communique issued Monday, October 12, by Fr. Augusto Zampini Davies the leader of the Vatican Covid-19 Commission that was created by Pope Francis mid- April to support the human family through the pandemic, the Vatican official has asked the World Bank and IMF to support Africa overcome the economic impact of the pandemic. (...)