>Essentially an article lauding the Bank, with emphasis on Zambia.
Makes for some really fascinating reading... Utterly amazing actually.
I doubt the man has ever set foot to Africa, but I asked him and
will post the answer.
>An interesting quotation: "Six thousand of the organization's
>10,000-member staff are out in the field at any given moment. And
>when the World Bank says someone is "out in the field," it means it."
Yes indeed, imagine all these business class tickets and those five star
hotels they stay in when in the field, must cost a real fortune...
>"ZAMBIA Connects Via Satellite To The U.S. Backbone
>by Steve Clark
>Like most of its African neighbors, Zambia is a mining country that
>exports various metals. Copper is one of its biggest exports. So,
>what does a country with so much copper use for telephone service?
>http://www.boardwatch.com/MAG/97/MAR/bwm62.htm requires login (free)
I got in just like this. This one is quite good, actually.
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