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Who will be the next World Bank president?

16 March 2005

Here is a very interesting blog that keeps track of all the news rumours circulating about who will be the next World Bank president. The blog author, Alex Wilks, has counted 35 candidates so far. The most unlikely, I think, is rockstar activist, Bono from U2. But that hasn't stopped the LA Times nor The Times Online (UK) from backing him ahead of messrs Wolfowitz and Wolfensohn.

Visit: www.worldbankpresident.org

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