Tag: financial support

Wealthy countries failing Africa during pandemic, presidents say

Developed economies have channelled trillions of dollars into health initiatives and economic stimulus at home. But the presidents - from Kenya, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Senegal and Niger - said they could not afford such measures in their own countries.

Canada to give income support during coronavirus outbreak

The death toll in Canada rose to five on Tuesday after Ontario, the hardest hit province, reported its first death. There have been more than 440 infections across all 10 provinces.