Established at the end of World War II to restore economic stability, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) promotes financial cooperation and growth among its 185 member countries. To cope with increasing challenges of the global economy, the IMF has promoted greater transparency of financial markets and pursued governance reform within the organization.
Reuters/Rogan Ward - Election officials count ballot papers at a voting station in Lusaka, January 20, 2015.
Africa in the News: Zambia Votes, the DRC Amends Controversial Bill amid Protests, and the IMF and World Bank Predict Stable Growth for Africa in 2015-2016
January 23, 2015, Amy Copley
In this week's Africa in the News, Amy Copley recaps the top news stories including Zambia's presidential elections; protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo; and the IMF and World Bank's growth predictions for Africa.
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Michael W. Klein
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Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development
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