Zoellick Urges Donors to Create Jobs for Sierra Leone Youth

    Donors should create jobs for the unemployed youth of Sierra Leone to help the country maintain the peace it has achieved after years of war, World Bank President Robert Zoellick said as reported by Reuters. Zoellick, who is on a three-country African tour, also praised Sierra Leone’s efforts to promote democracy and encouraged the country to strengthen its battle against corruption.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      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.