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World Bank J-CAP capital markets conference highlights reforms

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Participants at the World Bank J-CAP conference in Abidjan Ivory Coast ended their meeting on Tuesday, emphasizing the need to improve regional financial market...
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World Bank Group Joint Capital Markets Conference opens

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The World Bank Group’s Joint Capital Markets Programme (J-CAP) Conference has opened in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Monday with the goal of exploring...
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Government urged to consider sustainability in addressing housing deficit

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Government and private sector stakeholders have been advised to adopt sustainability measures in their quest to bridge the housing deficit. Paul Ocran, a consultant and...
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World Bank Group holds meeting on Country Partnership framework

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The World Bank Group has held its first discussion in Accra with a number of civil society organisations and development partners, on the group’s...
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WB pledges US$250 million to finance public health initiatives in Africa

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The African Union (AU) has announced a total of 250-million-U.S. dollar financial support from the World Bank Group to strengthen continental and regional healthcare...
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Ghana government urged to consider sustainability when addressing housing deficit

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The Ghanaian government and private sector have been advised to adopt sustainability measures in their quest to bridge the housing deficit. Paul Ocran, a consultant...
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World Bank Group readies to host World’s First 24-Hour Economics Marathon

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The World Bank Group will host the world’s first continuous 24-hour economics marathon to discuss, debate and draw attention to some of the most...
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World Bank supports Ghana’s carbon reduction strategy

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The World Bank Group signed an agreement with Ghanaian authorities on Tuesday to support the country’s strategy at reducing deforestation and carbon emissions, a...
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World Bank approves $143m for Regional Higher Education Centers for Excellence in Africa

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The Board of the World Bank Group has approved $143 million to help implement the First Africa Centers of Excellence for Development...
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Ghana to Receive More Funding for Ongoing Projects from World Bank

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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 Group Messages At One Planet Summit

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Ambitious new plans to scale up climate action in Africa include $22.5bn in new finance The World Bank Group today made several announcements to...
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WB Group Launches Creditworthiness Institute for countries

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The Academy is part of the World Bank Group’s Mobilizing Finance for Development agenda NAIROBI, Kenya, January 28, 2019/ -- The World Bank Group, in...
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World Bank Unveils Strategies on Climate Change

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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...

IFC and WASE Agrees To Strengthen Corporate Governance

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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and West Africa Regional Stock Exchange, Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières, has today signed an agreement...
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IFC To Build The Capacity Of 100 Start-Ups To Spur Innovation And Job Creation...

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International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have selected more...

German Investors To Test Opportunities In Ghana

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The Government of Ghana in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, will co-host a G20 Compact with...

AIA: To Inaugurate Its Maiden Future of Work In Africa Event

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The Africa Internship Academy presents its inaugural Future of Work in Africa Event, on the 22nd September 2018 in Accra, Ghana. The event themed “Enhancing...
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World Bank Group Mourns Kofi Annan

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World Bank Group has expressed its deepest sympathy to the wife of the late Former UN Secretary General Busumuru Kofi Annan...
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IFC/Canadian Government Support Second Scaling Solar Project In Zambia

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International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and the Government of Canada are providing approximately $25 million in financing for...

Launch – Women on Boards in Ghana Research Findings

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in collaboration with the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) and the...
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IFC Launches Africalesase Aimed At Promoting Businesses

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group on Thursday launched the Africalesase, an association that will promote leasing across...
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World Banks Ms Sandie Okoro Expected to Visit Ghana Soon

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World Bank Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Ms Sandie Okoro arrives in Ghana on Sunday, March 18th, 2018 for a four-day mission to...
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Ghana’s Parliament Approves Special Drawing Rights

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Parliament on Thursday approved a financing agreement between Ghana and the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group for 32 million dollars...
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The Ways to Restore the Syrian Economy

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The EU Council extended last Monday the restrictive measures against the Syrian government up to a year, until June 1, 2018. The event occurred...
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Gates Foundation Double Effort In Tackling NTDs”.

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday committed $335 million dollars in grants over the next four years to support various Neglected Tropical...
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African Leaders Urged To Prioritize Land Management

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The World Bank Group (WBG) say African governments have to prioritise strengthening of land management institutions, and coordinate investments in infrastructure, “if they are...
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IFC And MIGA Back New Power Plant In Jordan to Meet Growing Power Demand

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2017—IFC and MIGA, members of the World Bank Group, are backing the design, construction, ownership and operation of a 485-megawatt gas-fired power plant in...
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World Bank Guarantee Support For Sankofa Gas Project

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The World Bank Group, has announced the commitment of $517 million in debt and guarantees to support Ghana’s Sankofa Gas Project, an integrated offshore...

IFC and Ghana’s bourse partner up to generate capital market investment

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The partnership is one of the many interventions under the Africa Corporate Governance Program intended to improve business performance. It will also help raise...
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World Bank Group Resources Poorest Countries Against Pandemics

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The facility which is the first-ever insurance and pandemic bonds will save lives and protect economies. Japan, which holds the G7 Presidency, committed the first...