Ncube Named AfDB Chief Economist

Mthuli Ncube is the African Development Bank’s new chief economist, replacing Louis Kasekende, who is now deputy governor of the Bank of Uganda. Ncube is currently dean of the University of Witwatesrand’s faculty of commerce, law and management in South Africa. He is also the chairman of the board of the African Economic Research Consortium.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.