World Bank Chief Says Debt Relief for Ivory Coast on Track

Ivory Coast is making headway toward gaining debt relief, according to visiting World Bank President Robert Zoellick.

He lauded the “progress” in the nation’s political reconciliation efforts, Agence France-Presse reports. This year, the country is set to hold a presidential election, which has been postponed six times in the past.

Zoellick is due to arrive in Ethiopia for the next leg of his African tour.

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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.

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