An International Monetary Fund mission will be in Zimbabwe this week to review the economic situation there,

learned. No financial aid from the fund is expected to be committed during the visit. The country remains barred from voting in IMF because the government of President Robert Mugabe failed to repay its debts with the fund.

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    Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.