By Andrea Shalal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Countries and institutions must do more to help African states weather the global pandemic and its economic impact, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday, noting the region faced a projected financing gap of $345 billion through 2023.
IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told a conference that African states had spent an additional 2.
5% of gross domestic product on average to help their populations, and institutions like the IMF had also stepped up, but more aid was needed. Private.