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IMF Names Kristalina Georgieva as New Managing Director

September 25, 2019/IMF The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today selected Kristalina Georgieva to serve as IMF Managing Director and Chair of the Executive Board for a five-year term starting on October 1, 2019. Ms. Georgieva, who succeeds Christine Lagarde, is the first person from an emerging […]

UNGA 2019: No Room for Coal in Africa’s Renewable Future-Akinwumi Adesina

September 25, 2019/AfDB African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/en) President Akinwumi Adesina on Tuesday unveiled ambitious plans to scrap coal power stations across the continent and switch to renewable energy at United Nations climate talks on Monday.  Addressing a gathering of leaders and officials from almost 200 countries in New York, Adesina […]