South Africa to Get U.S.$4.3 Billion in Covid-19 Support From IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved U.S.$4.3 billion in emergency assistance to help South Africa fight the novel coronavirus pandemic. The IMF says the loan will meet urgent balance of payment needs resulting from the Covid-19 outbreak. But democratic South Africa's first foray into seeking IMF funding is controversial within the governing African National Congress, writes John Allen for allAfrica.


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