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/Philimon Bulawayo - A man poses with Zimbabwean bank note at a bank in central Harare, June 15, 2015.
Africa in the news: Zimbabwe will print USD equivalent, IMF Africa report calls for ‘policy reset,’ and Africans reflect on media freedom
May 6, 2016, Amy Copley
Amy Copley recaps this week's top news stories, including Zimbabwe's announcement that it will print its own version of the U.S. dollar; the latest IMF growth prospects for Africa; and World Press Freedom Day.
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Michael W. Klein
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
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