Libya Opens its Books – a Little – to IMF
Libya's return to the international community also passes by way the International Monetary Fund.
Libya's return to the international community also passes by way the International Monetary Fund.
A joint International Monetary Fund and World Bank mission is due in Nairobi to discuss resumption of financial aid talks [...]
The approval by the International Monetary Fund management committee on December 17 of the conclusions of the negotiations with the Kenyan government on Article IV of the IMF Statutes (ION 874) has lifted the last obstacle to the resumption of [.
The Kenyan government is moving heaven and earth with its fund donors to find a way to finance its budget [...]
The 'saviours of the economy' team led by civil service chief Richard Leakey has run into its first reverse by failing to persuade the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to normalize their relations with Kenya.
The World Bank partnership group is currently putting the finishing touches to the Public Expenditure Review of Ethiopia which details [...]
Richard Leakey, the man Kenyan head of state Daniel arap Moi chose in July to lead Kenya's civil service, can maybe reckon on three months to prove he and his team are up to the job of cleaning out the [.
Following the IMF's lead, the World Bank will on September 13 present a third structural adjustment credit line for Zimbabwe [...]
The counsels of firmness that World Bank official Michael Sarris delivered to Madagascar's prime minister Tantely Andrianarivo fell flat (ION 862) and striking workers at the state-owned petroleum products utility Solima managed to hold out against the government, infuriating head [.
When the African director of the International Monetary Fund, Goodall Gondwe, met the Zimbabwean minister of finance Herbert Murerwa in [...]
When International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials approved an enhanced structural adjustment facility for Tanzania in January, they seriously underestimated that [...]
Madagascar's fiscal revenues were, again at the end of March, well below objectives fixed by the International Monetary Fund and [...]
The joint World Bank and International Monetary Fund mission which is in Antananarivo from November 7 to 17 is expected [...]
On Madagascar, implementation of the economic reform programme passes by firm spoonfeeding at all stages of local institutions (presidency, prime minister's office, economic ministries, etc) by International Monetary Fund and World Bank representatives. Objective: to neutralize all political interference by [.
An International Monetary Fund and World Bank joint delegation visit to Antananarivo (October 15 to November 7) is not expected [...]
After having steadfastly refused to open up its telecommunications to the private sector, the Ethiopian government may now have to soften its stand following strong pressure from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (an IMF delegation is expected in [.
At the end of April prime minister Ahmed Abdou dissolved the technical committee responsible for the structural adjustment programme (in [...]
Nigelec has been marked down for IMF-World Bank-type privatization along with the water company SNE and oil storage firm Sonidep. [...]
A majority of Uganda's international fund donors retain a favourable stance to the Kampala authorities, having noted with satisfaction that [...]
During the recent World Bank and International Monetary Fund AGMs [...]
The Ethiopian authorities are believed to be on the point of reaching agreement with the International Monetary Fund for a [...]
A Portuguese bid to acquire all or part of the shares of the government and/or Lonrho in the Beira-Harare pipeline [...]
The World Bank has announced approval by the International Development Association (IDA) of a $23 million loan that had been [...]
In an aide-mémoire of March 28 to the director general of the International Monetary Fund, Michel Camdessus, the governor of [...]
The timetable will be honored, as with electricity-generation, but the privatization of Congo's downstream oil sector will leave a government [...]
The visit of French cooperation minister Jacques Godfrain to Djibouti from April 15 to 17 and the simultaneous decision of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) board in Washington on April 15 to grant the Djibouti government a US$6.
Mozambique's programme of macro-economic reforms (negotiated with the International Monetary Fund in March for submission to the management committee in May, to get a new three-year enhanced structural adjustment facility) leans heavily on a restrictive fiscal and monetary policy.
The 1996 budget was the principal problem raised by officials of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank during their [...]
The meeting of the World Bank consultative group on Kenya which was to have been held in Paris at the [...]
The opening of Madagascar's electricity sector to "private capital" has been underscored in a so-called "outline document for economic policy" [...]
The International Monetary Fund mission which was in Djibouti from September 20 to October 3 has demanded additional budget economy [...]
Madagascar's delegation to the annual meeting of the IMF and World Bank in Washington flew off carrying the government's economic [...]
The Kenyan government's cyclothymic relations with its international fund donors have just swung into a new phase of elation. After facing the running fire of political criticism from the donors in Paris on July 20 (ION N° 682), the Nairobi [.
Marked on June 10 by the largest opposition demonstration seen in Antananarivo since last year, the campaign for the impeachment of the head of state Albert Zafy, which opposition MPs are now threatening to continue inside parliament, has rekindled the [.
"There is a lack of openness in the oil sector" and a drop in receipts appears inevitable, confirmed a report entitled "Macro-Economic Survey of Cameroon after the Devaluation" commissioned by the French cooperation ministry. The report resulted from a mission [.
Prime minister Francisque Ravony has come out again for his preference for dialogue with the International Monetary Fund, which he [...]
Madagascar intends to open all of its sedimentary zones to oil and gas exploration this year with a revised legislative framework allowing for production sharing accords for the first time instead of the so-called "participation" agreements which prevailed under the [.
The government last week took a major step towards privatization as championed by the IMF and World Bank when it [...]
After having long shuffled its feet over the urgent economic reforms demanded by the international fund donors but without having come up with an alternative plan worthy of the name, Madagascar's government now has its collective back to the wall.
International fund donors for Eritrea who attended the World Bank's consultative group meeting in Paris in December (ION N° 652) [...]
Fund donors for Tanzania attending an informal meeting in Paris on December 14 decided to leave it to the International Monetary Fund to decide on releasing international aid to that country. IMF is to despatch a mission to Dar es [.
Madagascar's recent ministerial reshuffle (ION N° 635) may see the departure of the governor of the Madagascar central bank, Raoul [...]
Following his recent mission to Kenya, Hiroyuki Hino, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegate responsible for supervising the structural adjustment [...]
By taking his place at the head of the Malagasy delegation which renewed the dialogue with the Bretton Woods institutions in Washington at the beginning of April, the prime minister Francisque Ravony has tied his future to the results of [.
The simultaneous arrival in Djibouti last week of a "high level" French political delegation and a "heavyweight" World Bank and International Monetary Fund mission is an eye-opener on the way that tasks are being distributed in the matter of the [.
Mozambique's government has asked the United Nations special representative in Maputo, Aldo Ajello, to back the government's approach to the [...]
The International Monetary Fund mission which has been in Kenya is due to leave at the end of the week [...]
Madagascar's discussions with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will doubtless be far more delicate than that government likes to admit and it seems extremely unlikely that structural adjustment credits can be released before the second half [.
Although a Consultative Group meeting of the World Bank in Paris is expected on Kenya in the month of November, conditions still seem far from ready for normalising relations between the government in Nairobi and its fund donors.
Although oil prices are among the last to be controlled in Kenya the curbs will be lifted at the end [...]
The first GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) Council meeting on South Africa was held in Geneva at the beginning of June, and the delegates present deplored the instability, complexity and lack of transparency in South Africa's trade policy, [.
The government in Nairobi says it is satisfied with the outcome of the informal donors meeting that took place in [...]
The Comoros government has reiterated its pledge to privatize the distribution of oil products and re-haul the electricity sector. The [...]
Kenya's relations with the International Monetary Fund seem to be well on the way to a return to normal. The IMF's high-level mission that left Nairobi last week, reached an accord with the Kenyan authorities.
At the first council of ministers on April 16, chaired by the new Malagasy President, Albert Zafy, recalled "the imperative [...]
Negotiations with missions from the World Bank and the IMF (ION N°569), that have now left the Comoros archipelago, culminated [...]
After donors refuses to resume quick disbursement aid to Kenya during an informal meeting in London last week (ION N°567), [...]
A recent article in the IMF bulletin on economic reforms since 1986 in Tanzania, notes that measures related to these [...]
An informal donors meeting on Kenya was held under the aegis of the World Bank in London on March 15, [...]
Tanzania signed aid agreements totalling 1.26 billion dollars with donors that was to be disbursed for use, theoretically, during the [...]
The transition towards a third republic in Madagascar, has kicked off with the electoral victory of Albert Zafy in the presidential may well turn out to be none too smooth from an economic point of view, given that the country's [.
President Daniel arap Moi was sworn in on January 4, 1993 to continue his rule of the country for another [...]
A year after international donors decided to freeze 350 million dollars of aid to Kenya, some of them no longer believe the present government will be capable of carrying through the economic reforms that include reducing the budget deficit, privatising [.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) drew up a memo last month on the restructuring of Kenyan state enterprises (parastatals and [...]
Two parallel missions, one from the International Monetary Fund and the other from the World Bank arrived in the Comoros [...]
A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Peter Heller and F. Bornemen recently visited the Kenyan capital, [...]
An official report commissioned by the Norwegian minister of foreign affairs from university professor Bjorn Rattso strongly criticises the economic [...]
In preparation for an accord being signed with the government in Antananarivo, the World Bank has outlined a forecast of [...]
One of the consequences of increased World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) activity in recent years has been the development of consultancy and technical assistance to their beneficiaries. Structural adjustment policies require more complex handling and entail more intricate [.
Since April 1, an open crisis has been upsetting the Comoros Islands new national union government formed on January 6. [...]
A joint IMF-World Bank delegation spent a week in Madagascar from January 16 to January 24 (ION N°510), meeting the [...]