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IMF approves $4.3 billion to help South Africa fight Covid-19

By France24
29 July 2020   |   12:20 pm
In tonight's edition: The International Monetary Fund says it had approved $4.3 billion in aid to South Africa to help the country fight the coronavirus pandemic. South Africa has the largest number of detected Covid-19 cases. Also, Tunisian-French lawyer Gisèle Halimi has died in Paris at the age of 93. The feminist activist, who fought for women's rights in France, initially became known for her struggle in favour of the independence movements in Tunisia and Algeria. And finally we meet Fatou Kiné, one of the few sheep breeders in the Senegalese capital.

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