Friday, June 17, 2005

Head of Bush's African aid program steps down

Reuters AlertNet story:

"The head of President George W. Bush's much-touted program to aid poor countries will resign after the program came under fire for not providing assistance more quickly, officials said on Thursday.

"Paul Applegarth, chief executive officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, told Bush in a letter dated Wednesday that he planned to leave 'at a time of mutual convenience,' an official said."

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