Burkina Faso's president Blaise Compaoré has resigned after violent protests. On Friday afternoon he promised free and transparent elections in 90 days.
An African crisis fund, a Kenyan clean sweep in Chicago, the death of Ali Mazrui, and the fate of Julius Malema's party are some of this morning's main stories . . .
International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Wednesday said she had no intention of resigning
According to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the French economy will slip from fifth to sixth place in the GDP rankings by 2020, and to eighth by 2030.
Standard & Poor's downgrade of French sovereign debt was "unjustified", the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief economist said Tuesday.
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has agreed to advise the Serbian government as it inches toward European Union membership.