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IMF's Kristalina Georgieva tells FRANCE 24 some eventual debt forgiveness is not off the table

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks to FRANCE 24's Georja Calvin-Smith.
IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks to FRANCE 24's Georja Calvin-Smith. © FRANCE 24

There's been a massive international effort to shore up Africa's ability to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The continent is expected to pay a devastating economic toll in the fightback. Lenders have come up with US$57 billion in loans and grants to help with the immediate impact of the crisis. International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva tells Georja Calvin-Smith that some eventual debt forgiveness is not off the table.