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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2013
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By Oluwadamidara Aweloye In the wake of economic reforms that are being implemented in the Nigerian polity, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has become a victim of slander and the target of verbal attack in its various ramifications. With the v...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 22nd, 2012
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NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA is a woman who speaks her mind. Just over a year into her second stint as Nigeria’s finance minister, she has written a new book that she describes as a road map for low-income oil-exporting countries and poor countries committed to reform. If she really does have an effective roa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2012
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Last spring, when the International Monetary Fund began its search for a new Managing Director, I argued that the Fund should pass over Christine Lagarde – then French finance minister – for a candidate from the developing world. As it happened, developing countries failed to rally around a strong ca...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Apr 1st, 2012
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By Felix Salmon Don’t tell the people at Euromoney, but I’ve liberated my article about Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from September 2005, when the magazine gave her its genuinely prestigious Finance Minister of the Year award. It’s here, on my Tumblr, since the original is behind a paywall. I think it’s impor...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Nov 16th, 2011
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The Paris Club of creditor nations said members agreed on Tuesday to reduce the Ivory Coast’s foreign debt burden and said reforms underway should lead to further relief. The West African nation’s creditors in the Paris Club agreed to reschedule the repayment of some of the country’...
By benim
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May 12th, 2011
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France has decided to cancel all of Togo’s debt, amounting to some 100 million euros, in a bid to encourage the West African nation to pursue economic reforms, the finance minister here said Thursday. The deal was signed on Wednesday between France’s ambassador and Togo Finance Minister A...