Why COVID-19 Debt Cancellation Is Not The Right Move for Africa - UNECA's Vera Songwe

Publication Date:
16 April 2020
Africa, Coronavirus, Debt, Economy, Business and Finance, Governance

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has officially released COVID-19 in Africa - Protecting Lives and Economies, which calls for all African debt to be frozen for two years. But why not call for debt cancellation? UNECA Executive Secretary Vera Songwe explains...

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