Covid-19 pandemic: IMF and World Bank offer African countries financial help

We examine how the IMF and the World Bank plan to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in Africa. IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva spoke to FRANCE 24 – we’re listening. In addition, Côte d’Ivoire has experienced a decline in rubber production since the start of the epidemic, although rubber products such as gloves are in high demand – report our correspondents. Finally, our Observer team demystifies certain online videos promising false remedies to cure the virus.