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Bank robbery

Norwegian Development Minister Erik Solheim is determined to get the World Bank and International Monetary Fund to take more seriously the damage which corrupt pricing systems and ...

The trials of Wolfowitz


The campaign to unseat World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz dominated the Spring Meeting of the Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 14-15 April, bitterly dividing the shar...

Pass the hat around

The key event for the World Bank this year is the 15th replenishment of its soft-loan affiliate, the International Development Association. The IDA provides the bulk of low-interes...

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...

Changing regimes

The World Bank is insisting that borrowers keep their promises on transparency

The governments of Congo-Brazzaville and Chad are at odds with the International Monetary Fund, headed by Rodrigo de Rato y Figaredo, and the World Bank under its new chief, Paul W...

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...

Missing the goals

Rich countries are reneging on promises to finance education for the poorest children

Governments of poor countries and the World Bank fear that they will not get the funds to meet the Millennium Development Goals. A new Bank study says that world-wide aid flows nee...

Going Dutch

The generous Netherlands' foreign aid programme is being overhauled to concentrate on a reduced list of 36 countries, with defined priorities. African countries will get just over ...

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