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Zimbabwe Govt Abandons Indigenisation

  Zimbabwe has abandoned its populist indigenisation policy in a desperate attempt to lure offshore capital required to revive the cou [...]

Eritrea is the most indebted African nation-WEF

  By Staff Reporter   Economics Japan, the world’s most indebted nation, is struggling to emerge from over two decades of stagna [...]

UK government spent 13 times more bombing Libya than on rebuilding post war

By Staff Reporter   THE COST of bombing Libya was at least 13 times what was spent on rebuilding the country after the end of the conflict, [...]

Zimbabwe to run of out of cash to sustain Trade Deficit

By Staff Reporter Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (Baz) has warned that Zimbabwe will soon run out of money to sustain imports. IMF recently [...]


By Staff Reporter The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a new 24-month arrangement for Morocco amounting to five billion US dol [...]

Zimbabwe missed key SMP targets but progress satisfactory-IMF

By Staff Reporter A staff-monitored program is an informal and flexible instrument for dialogue between the Fund staff and a member country [...]

IMF visit paints a VERY “bleak”economic outlook in Zimbabwe

By Staff Reporter Summary On June 18, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultati [...]

IMF to Appoint its First Country Head for Zimbabwe in a Decade

By Staff Reporter Save The International Monetary Fund is appointing a resident representative in Zimbabwe for the first time in 10 year [...]

Zambia economic growth projected at 6.5% in 2014-IMF

By Staff Reporter An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Byung Jang visited Lusaka during May 27–June 6 to review economic devel [...]

IMF approves $75.2 million disbursement to Côte d’Ivoire

By Staff Reporter Summary The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the fifth review of Côte d’Ivoire [...]

Benin-Real GDP growth rises to 5½ percent in 2014 for the third consecutive year

By Staff Reporter EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This last review of Benin’s ECF arrangement confirms the improved growth performance during the progra [...]

AfDB convenes Zimbabwe debt solution in September

AFDB PRESIDENT, DONALD KABERUKA The African Development Bank (AfDB) will in September convene a debt resolution forum for Zimbabwe, as the s [...]

AfDB gives $1billion loan for Angola energy

The African Development Bank (AFDB) has approved a $1 billion loan for Angola to help develop its war-ravaged electricity network and facili [...]

Mozambique’s strong growth performance and low inflation are commendable-IMF

By Staff Reporter The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed today the second review of Mozambique’s economic [...]

Nigeria enjoys non oil growth-IMF

By Staff Reporter IMF Worries: Despite recent strong non-oil growth, Poverty and income inequality remain high Social and governance indicat [...]

Chad has become a beacon of political stability-IMF

By Staff Report IMF Staff Monitored Program report  Chad is a fragile country with weak institutional and policy capacity, Chad is facing a [...]

IMF concludes Article IV talks with Mauritius

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius Press Release No. 14/176 April 23, 2014On April, 21, 2014, the Exe [...]

IMF refuses to bail Zimbabwe until there is a repayment plan for national debt arrears

By Kelvin Mupungu International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission, led by Mr. Alfredo Cuevas, met with the Zimbabwean authorities in Harare [...]

IMF urges more transparency in Mozambique economy as growth is expected at 8% in 2014

By Staff Reporter   A staff team from the International Monetary Fund, led by Doris Ross, visited Mozambique during February 26- March [...]

Fiscal deficit rising in Mauritius-IMF delagation

Summary by Kelvin Mupungu Port Louis, Mauritius                 An International Monetary Fund (IMF) [...]

Effectiveness of monetary policy in Algeria

By Staff Reporter   Algiers,Algeria     IMF staff have released a report which explores the monetary policy transmission chan [...]

Sudan youths protest at IMF

By Patrick Smith The protests are the country’s most serious in two  decades. Photo©Reuters The Sudanese government‘s quest for po [...]

Mozambique economy grows despite Renamo threats-IMF

                          Maputo,Mozambique Summary by Kelvin Mupungu The [...]

Breaking News-IMF snubs Zimbabwe

By Kelvin Mupungu Harare, Zimbabwe Financial snub on Harare continues  IMF In a statement released yesterday , IMF has approved an extensio [...]

#IMF reviews ECF in The #Gambia

IMF agrees that African economy is growing  Summary by Editor Following IMF team visit to The Gambia in early November 2013, the following [...]

#IMF recommends regional #Financial #Integration for #Ghana

#Ghana Summary by – Editor IMF team visited Ghana recently to review progress in regional financial integration. The team reported tha [...]

#Burkina Faso economy to grow by 7% in 2014-#IMF

Price of Gold has fallen on the international market but that did not affect economic growth Burkina Faso Summary by– Editor Following [...]

#Tanzania economy grew by astronomical 7% in 2013-IMF report

The recent visit by IMF team to Tanzania concluded that: The economy has continued to perform well, growing by 7 percent in the first half [...]

#IMF refuses to rescue Zimbabwe as Mugabe’s “Look East” policy falters

Harare NewsAfrica Editor THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not  be advancing any cash to Zimbabwe any time soon. Zimbabwe is d [...]
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