In tonight’s edition: The World Bank bank reckons that the Coronovirus crisis could see the region lose around 37bn dollarsin remittences this year. In DR COngo there are concerns that the coronovirus containment measures could put vulnerable women at particular risk. Cases of domestic violence in the country have spiked over the past few weeks. And finally South Africa competes in the global rush to source the medical and safety kits it needs to contain the virus. We speak to Ahmed Shaikh, the Managing Director of the Regent Business School in Durban.
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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.