DOGMA SWITCH FOR WORLD BANK?
Michel Wormser, head of the World Bank's private sector development and economics division for Africa, considers that a three-day symposium in South Africa on reforming sub-Saharan Africa's electricity sector last week saw a growing consensus on the need for "discipline" [. [...]
ROUND-UP OF FRENCH INTERVENTION
The annual jamboree of French ambassadors and trade counsellors serving in East Africa and the Horn of Africa with representatives of French companies trading there, inaugurated in Nairobi by Kenyan finance minister Musalia Mudavadi, revealed an increase in competition on [. [...]
TIMETABLE FOR AN ECONOMIC RELAUNCH
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 [. [...]