PLEA FOR 'MARSHALL PLAN' AS PANDEMIC HITS AFRICAN ECONOMIES

NIAMEY, Niger – Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou on Friday, April 3, appealed for a "Marshall Plan" to help African economies hit by the coronavirus pandemic as more states warned of a devastating impact on the continent's growth. "Even before the pandemic, Africa needed a Marshall Plan ...

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Friday: Friday is the day between Thursday and Saturday. In countries adopting Monday-first conventions as recommended by the international standard ISO 8601, it is the fifth day of the week. It is the sixth day in countries that adopt a Sunday-first convention, as in the Abrahamic tradition. In other coun
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Africa: Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million km including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1.0 billion people , it accounts for about 15 of the world's human popu