Sunday, February 21, 2016

Rumble in the Jungle

Wall Street Journal on the International Monetary Fund's attempts to be seen as a kinder gentler IMF in Africa --

One indicator of the IMF’s refocusing on Africa is that Christine Lagarde, its managing director, has visited the continent several times in the past year to speak at high-profile events. IMF staff say past chiefs went to Africa less frequently and usually under the radar.

Above, former IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn visiting Kinshasa in 2009.

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