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COP26: South Africa to get $8.5 bn from rich nations to give up coal

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South Africa on Tuesday won a commitment from a group of rich nations for at least $8.5 billion and technical assistance to help the country's transition to a low-carbon economy. France, Germany, Britain and the US, as well as the EU, signed the accord with Johannesburg at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow to help ensure a "just transition" for South Africa's coal-dependent economy, they said in a statement. FRANCE 24's Nadine Theron reports from Cape Town.

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