News this week (6). The United Kingdom closed its border in Kenya, only 2% of the African continent was vaccinated, and Madagascar’s hospitals were overwhelmed…
The Vatican is committed to
The G20 announced a new six-month moratorium on the interests of the poorest countries, but more and more people are calling for further cancellation of this fee. The Vatican will participate in this campaign: On Wednesday, April 7th, the city of Dicastri and the Covid-19 Commission, which serves the overall human development, announced a campaign to cancel the debts of African countries. Propaganda will be carried out with international financial institutions and the governments of creditor countries. Locally, this sport should be delivered by organizations such as Caritas Africa.
Refer to the Jubilee Movement. It was initiated in the mid-1990s by a movement alliance inspired by the church and Christianity, and played a decisive role in the debt relief decided at the turn of the millennium.
If the Covid-19 epidemic is relatively spared the African continent, with “only” 4.3 million infections and 114,000 deaths, then its economic and social impact is huge. Last year, the African continent recorded its first recession in 25 years. According to the forecast of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the growth rate in 2021 is expected to reach 3.4%, which is lower than all other regions in the world.