June 21, 2005


First lady to travel to Africa (The Associated Press, June 21, 2005)

First lady Laura Bush will travel to Africa next month to talk about education, the battle against HIV/AIDS and women's rights, the White House announced Tuesday.

Wolfowitz's World Bank view (David Cook, 6/22/05, The Christian Science Monitor)

Paul Wolfowitz, the new president of the World Bank, is a man of strong views, some of which he is willing to share.

In a breakfast meeting with reporters Tuesday, Mr. Wolfowitz said that "at the top of the list" of things he wants to accomplish is to enable the bank "to do as much as it possibly can to support development in Africa." He returned Sunday afternoon from a six-day visit to Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, and South Africa, his first trip as president.,/blockquote>

Posted by Orrin Judd at June 21, 2005 6:21 PM
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