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Mr Robert Bruce Zoellick

Date of Birth: 25/07/1953
Place of Birth: Naperville, Illinois


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Good boom, bad timing

Then the finance minister went to hear Bank President Robert Zoellick describe how the economic travails of the United States and the Eurozone (some US$7...


Squeezing Gbagbo's budget

On 21 December, Robert Zoellick, President of the World Bank, said it had closed its offices in Abidjan and frozen its finance facilities of $254 mn...


Pitchers required

The World Bank’s African team dispatched a delegation to Tokyo in mid-March to boost its Japanese personnel, as part of Bank President Robert Zoellick’s ongoing reform of the institution...


After the council, a reshuffle

Senior World Bank staffers say that Manuel would be a popular candidate to replace Robert Zoellick as President of the World Bank next year; his appointment would be an important symbolic shift for the Bank...


Odious debts, now less debt

It took personal missions from the IMF managing director, Dominique Strauss- Kahn, and the World Bank president, Robert Zoellick, to Kinshasa to get the current government under President Joseph Kabila to cut back the scope of the Chinese barter deal (Africa-Asia Confidential Vol 2 No 8)...


Ottawa confronts Africa at the G-20 summit

The effort to persuade President Joseph Kabila to accept the terms for debt relief, which included scaling back Chinese countertrade projects, brought both Bank President Robert Zoellick and IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn to Kinshasa to press their case...


Out of the dip

This upbeat view of Africa’s growing domestic market was reinforced by World Bank President Robert Zoellick: ‘In the ten years to 2008, the private sector invested more than $60 billion in information and communication technology in Africa; 65% of Africans are now within the reach of wireless voice services and there are 400 million mobile phones in use in Africa...


Quiet trips to DC

They came to meet World Bank President Robert Zoellick, a former US Deputy Secretary of State and banker...


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