Uganda's Economic Progress Impresses IMF Boss

The International Monetary Fund managing director, Christine Lagarde, has said she is impressed by the country's economic progress since the 1990's when the fund recommended radicle economic reforms.

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde talks to Finance minister Matia Kasaija at Entebbe International Airport after her arrival in Uganda. Lagarde was in the country at the invitation of President Museveni.

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    Independent (Kampala), 30 January 2017

    Lagarde is visiting when the government is desperate for new money but in no mood to listen. Usually that means no deal but possibly not when the IMF and Museveni need each other. Read more »

  • Uganda:   IMF Boss in Uganda for 3-Day Visit

    Monitor, 26 January 2017

    At about 7:40pm on Wednesday evening, Ms Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), landed at Entebbe International Airport to start of her… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Uganda's Economy to Grow By 6 Percent - IMF Boss

    Monitor, 25 January 2017

    Based on the fiscal framework that the government outlined in December, our assessment is that Uganda remains at low risk of debt distress Read more »


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