The Fund takes to micro-management in Zambia to ensure compliance with belt tightening measures, threatening civil unrest.
World Bank and IMF forcing privatisation: new report
Privatisation imposed by the World Bank and the IMF can be harmful to the most…
The Fund or the people?
Mulima Kufekisa Akapelwa, Economic Justice Programme Coordinator for the Catholic Centre for Justice, Development and Peace, says that IMF-forced privatisation leads Zambians to ask who their government answers to.
Link budget to PRSP
The budget in Zambia should be linked to poverty reduction priorities, urged the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCPJ) in a statement submitted to the government in October 2001.
Police break up anti-IMF protests in Zambia
In April protesters outside a Lusaka hotel where IMF and Zambian officials were meeting were dispersed by armed riot police in Zambia.
Chiluba attack on IMF
Zambian President, Fredrick Chiluba has blamed the IMF for Zambia’s economic problems, saying that the IMF’s reforms, advocated by rich countries, had brought unemployment and a rise in poverty levels.