Christine Lagarde

By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Feb 15th, 2013
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KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) – Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, states: “National economic performance, the orthodox management of public finances and the concerted efforts of the authorities in combating corruption were commended by all tho...
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In Algeria
Jan 10th, 2013
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On a recent visit to Mauritania the International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde called for a “revival of the private sector” in the Maghreb, “a market of about 90 million people” whose potential is untapped, she said.  “The Maghreb has great potential to attract ...
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Jun 11th, 2012
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ACCRA, Ghana — Well, that didn’t take too long. Just weeks after Malawi’s new president, Joyce Banda, began her charm offensive to the West, the International Monetary Fund is about to hand her a $157 million check. This loan comes hard on the heels of a $51 million cash infusion pumped into Malawi’s...
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Apr 4th, 2012
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By Desné Masie The hegemony and legitimacy of both the World Bank and International Monetary Fund is too-often nonchalantly presumed. Not only has the World Bank failed poor countries, with structural adjustment and other genteel forms of developmental quackery, but those countries have not enjoyed e...
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Feb 3rd, 2012
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Tunis – The director of the International Monetary Fund says her organisation has been working closely with Tunisian authorities since the revolution to cope with the current economic crisis. Christine Lagarde said on Thursday at the conclusion of her two day visit that she discussed with Tunis...
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Jan 9th, 2012
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PRETORIA, South-Africa, January 9, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today in Pretoria: “It is a great pleasure to be in South Africa for my first visit as Managing Director of...
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Dec 23rd, 2011
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The International Monetary Fund has reached a preliminary agreement with Niger on a $123 million extended credit facility program, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Thursday at the end of her first trip to Africa as head of the world lender. Lagarde said the deal was meant to help Niger, one of the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 20th, 2011
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OHANNESBURG, South-Africa, December 20, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will visit South Africa from January 5¬-7, 2012. Ms. Lagarde will meet with the Presidency, the key economic ministers, as well as ...
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Dec 20th, 2011
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The director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde urged developing countries on Monday to shore up their defences, especially foreign exchange reserves, against a possible European recession next year. Lagarde was speaking during a visit to Nigeria in which she met President Goodluck ...
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Dec 19th, 2011
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Abuja – IMF chief Christine Lagarde met Nigeria’s president on Monday on her first visit to Africa as head of the fund, with the trip to focus partly on potential fallout from the European debt crisis. Lagarde entered talks with President Goodluck Jonathan after meeting Finance Minister N...