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Harder cash but warmer words

As befits an institution that has just been voted a trillion dollar boost to its capital resources, the International Monetary Fund busily dispensed loans and policy advice at its spring meeting on 24-25 April in Washington.

It was the International Monetary Fund’s show in Washington. International finance ministers agreed to proposals to reshape the Fund, widen its mission and speed up plans to give d...


Africa and the credit crash

Africa’s economies growing faster on average than all other regions, except Asia, but how will they fare when the global slowdown bites?

Africa’s economies will lose momentum as the effects of the global credit crisis work through the international system – but the damage will be less severe than in other developing...


Reforms, but not radical

Africa’s economic growth will continue to outstrip the world’s average economic growth despite the effects of the slowdown in Western economies, according to the IMF

The International Monetary Fund’s latest World Economic Outlook downgrades global growth to 3.7% real GDP growth in 2008, while Africa is forecast to grow at 6.5%, pulled up by oil...


Crying Wolfowitz

Critics of the Bank's new corruption policy say it will cut aid to Africa and punish the poor

In the face of strong opposition from Britain, France and Germany, Bank President Paul Wolfowitz pushed through his anti-corruption strategy at the World Bank-International Monetar...


Millennial crisis

Rich countries cannot agree on policies to boost African economies

African economies will still fail to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on poverty reduction, health and education, according to the latest analysis released at the Inter...


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