IMF chief: ‘We ought to support Africa in this genuinely historic moment’

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    Leaders from more than a dozen African countries will attend a summit in Paris from Monday to discuss their financial needs after the Covid-19 pandemic. Ahead of the gathering, the head of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, has told FRANCE 24 the international community must step up efforts to ensure a “dangerous divergence” of fortunes between advanced and developing economies is avoided. “This divergence would mean more insecurity, more instabilty and lost opportunities for the world economy to grow,” she warned.

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