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By 2030 World Bank’s Subsidised GAMA Toilet Project Should End

Mr. Michael Ewurah, the Environmental Health Officer at the Kpone –Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA), has called on the World Bank to extend its subsidized...
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World Bank official urges Africa to scale up research capability

A World Bank official said on Monday that Africa needs to scale up its research capability to boost growth and reduce poverty. ...
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World Bank grants US$55 million loan to support youth employment in Morocco

The World Bank has approved a 55-million-U.S. dollars loan to develop youth employment program in the Moroccan central region of Marrakesh-Safi, local media reported...
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WB Scales increases emergency support for Mozambique and Other Countries

$700 million in support for storm-hit countries The World Bank today announced that it has mobilized over half a billion dollars in new resources to...
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World Bank Estimated Sub-Saharan African Growth for 2018 At 2.3 percent

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have slowed down to 2.3 percent in 2018 from 2.5 percent in 2017, the World Bank...
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World Bank cuts Africa’s 2019 growth forecast by 15 percent

By Ruth Olurounbi, in Washington DC The World Bank has cut the Sub-Saharan Africa 2019 growth forecast by as much as 15 percent, the...
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WB advise Africa to inspire growth through digital transformation

Mr Albert Zeufack, the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, on Monday, urged African nations to embrace digital transformation to modernise their economies and...
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Digital Revolution can Unlock Inclusive Growth and Job Creation Across Africa

Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa has been downgraded to 2.3 percent for 2018, down from 2.5 percent in 2017, according to the April 2019 issue...
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Ghana to Receive More Funding for Ongoing Projects from World Bank

Dr Hafez Ghanem, the World Bank Africa Vice President, has expressed desire to increase support for World Bank Group funded projects in Ghana, particularly...
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World Bank Vows to support Ghana’s free SHS initiative

Dr Hafez Ghanem, the World Bank’s Vice President, on Monday, pledged the Bank’s support towards the smooth implementation of Ghana’s Free Senior High School...
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WB Africa Vice President Expected in Ghana

Mr Hafez Ghanem, World Bank Africa Vice President, is in the country to begin a three-day mission visit. A statement from the World...
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World Bank signs US$66 million energy grant to The Gambia

The World Bank signed Wednesday a 66-million-U.S. dollar grant agreement, through its International Development Association (IDA), with The Gambia to provide access to grid-connected...
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World Bank supports flood intervention projects in Ghana’s capital

City authorities in Ghana’s capital are stepping up efforts to reduce the level of perennial flooding the city records in each raining season, Mayor...
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Kenyan county partners with IFC to spur development agenda

The World Bank's private sector arm on Monday signed two advisory services agreements with Laikipia County government aimed at assessing the viability of private...
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World Bank Helps Tourism With US$40 Million

President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has announced that the World Bank has approved a $40 million grant to support the Ministry of Tourism and...
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World Bank Delegation gets briefed on Kumasi projects

Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has affirmed the authority’s resolve to resort to the use of Information and communication Technology (ICT)...
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Treasury Undersecretary Malpass Picked By Trump to Head World Bank

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he had chosen David Malpass, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, as the U.S....

African road safety leadership program: To help reduce rampant road-crashes.

The second Road Safety Leadership Program organized by the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP, an international partnership hosted by the World Bank), in collaboration...
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Ghana makes marginal improvement on 2018 CPI

The 2018 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) score shows that Ghana’s performance has improved by one point from its 2017 score of 40. “This score is...
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World Bank Unveils Strategies on Climate Change

The World Bank Group on Wednesday launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Under the plan, the World Bank Group will ramp...
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World Bank hesitates to fund Tanzania’s southern tourism circuit over hydropower project

Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday the World Bank was hesitating to fund the east African nation's southern tourism circuit in protest against the implementation...
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Nigerian female presidential candidate vows to tackle development challenges

A Nigerian female presidential candidate on Thursday said she has the competence and capacity to rescue the country from the current socio-economic and security...
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World Bank Must Not Follow in the Old Ways in Selecting a New President

As the World Bank awaits a successor for outgoing president Jim Yong Kim, it faces an opportunity to select a globally recognized leader based...
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Ivanka Trump under consideration to lead World Bank

President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, who works as a White House adviser, is one of the names being considered as a replacement for...
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World Bank Expects S. African Economy to Grow By 1.3 Percent

South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) is projected to grow 1.3 percent in 2019, said World Bank in its Global Economic Prospects report released...
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World Bank Predicts Global Economic Growth Slowdown by 2.9 percent

Global economic growth is projected to slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 from a downwardly revised 3 percent in 2018 amid rising downside risks,...
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World Bank Group Boss Prepares to Step Down on Feb, 1

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will step down from his position after more than six years in which the institution’s shareholders provided...

World Bank Group 2019 Doing Business Report: Ghana makes a significant progress

Ghana has made progress to improve the ease of doing business, according to the World Bank Group 2019 Doing Business Report - Training for...

24 Of 39 Top Priorities Of Ghanaian Citizens Found Space In The Annual Budget...

SEND GHANA has lauded governments over the years for being very responsive to the demands of the citizenry. With funding support from the World Bank,...
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Zimbabwe hopes to settle World Bank, AfDB debt by Close of 2019

Zimbabwe hopes to have cleared its US$1.8 billion arrears to the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) by end of next year,...