Robert Zoellick

 
World Bank says poor countries lack assistance
World Bank says poor countries lack assistance
Three out of five people in the developing world lack a proper safety net to protect them from the shockwaves caused by the global financial crisis...
Zoellick prepares to leave World Bank presidency
Zoellick prepares to leave World Bank presidency
World Bank president Robert Zoellick will leave the job at the end of his five-year term on June 30, the bank announced on Wednesday.
Sub-Saharan Africa might feel Europe, US pinch
Sub-Saharan Africa might feel Europe, US pinch
Sub-Saharan Africa is poised to maintain its economic expansion in the near term, but faltering US or European recovery could threaten exports, aid...
Gold hits new high as fear stalks financial markets
Gold hits new high as fear stalks financial markets
Gold has reached $1 921.41 per ounce and FTSE stages 'marginal' recovery as double-dip recession fears send Japan's Nikkei index falling 2.2%...
World Bank warns of 'more dangerous' times ahead
World Bank warns of 'more dangerous' times ahead
World Bank chief Robert Zoellick warned of a "new and more dangerous" time in the global economy on Saturday, with little breathing space in most...
World Bank targets conflict in war against poverty
World Bank targets conflict in war against poverty
Conflict and violence are holding back global economic growth and trapping 1,5-billion people in dire poverty, the World Bank said on Sunday,...
Zoellick: World moving towards new monetary system
Zoellick: World moving towards new monetary system
The global economy is moving towards a new monetary system with gold emerging as a preferred alternative to existing assets, World Bank president...
Coming home bearing gifts
Coming home bearing gifts
President Jacob Zuma will return home on Friday from his visit to the United Kingdom with good news for South Africa but bad news for the Southern...
Food price crisis: 'We cannot afford to fail'
Food price crisis: 'We cannot afford to fail'
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon warned on Wednesday that failure was not an option in addressing the global food price crisis, and said an extra...
World leaders to tackle food crisis at Rome summit
World leaders to tackle food crisis at Rome summit
It has been described as a global crisis pushing 100-million people into hunger, threatening to stoke social and political turmoil and set the...
UN and World Bank to tackle food crisis
UN and World Bank to tackle food crisis
United Nations agencies and the World Bank pledged on Tuesday to set up a task force to tackle an unprecedented rise in global food prices that is...
Scorpions boss to join World Bank
Scorpions boss to join World Bank
The head of South Africa's Scorpions crime-fighting unit, Leonard McCarthy, was appointed on Monday to head the World Bank's anti-corruption...

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