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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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”.

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

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

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

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

The partnership is one of the many interventions under the Africa Corporate Governance Program intended to improve business performance. It will also help raise...
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

World Bank Group Resources Poorest Countries Against Pandemics

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...
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IFC To Boost Productivity Among Ghanaian Businesses

The aim is to boost productivity among Ghanaian businesses and help grow the economy. IFC and IoD-G are co-organizing an event in Accra to increase...
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WB: African Cities Can Boost Growth On The Continent

Oil and commodity prices declined considerably, with oil falling 67 per cent from 108 dollars per barrel in June 2014 to 38 dollars per...
Jim Yong Kim

World Bank To Support Developing World To Mitigate Against Climate Change

The group, which provides financial assistance to the developing world, said all future spending under its new Climate Change Action Plan would be respectful...

IFC And Others Poised To Boost SME Finance Across Africa

Under the agreement, EIB, which is already a key partner in IFC’s Global SME Finance Facility, will join IFC’s existing risk-sharing facility with ETI....
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Additional 677 Shares Capital Stock Approved From IBRD

The shares, comprising 213 Selective Capital Increase shares and 464 General Capital Shares, have a total value of US$81,669,895. Out of the total, US$78,311,416.60 is...
Africa Energy Investment Summit

The Washington DC Spring

Each spring, thousands of government officials, journalists, civil ...
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IFC and ACCA to encourage sustainable businesses for Ghana growth

The adoption of improved practices helps strengthen private sector and growth in Ghana’s economy. IFC and ACCA have been working together since 2014 to improve...
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World Bank Provides US $150 million To Tackle Zika

The Washington-based global lender said in a statement that this funding, which is immediately available, is based on current country demands for financing and...
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

World Bank Group announce the end of Ebola outbreak in Liberia

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim issued the following statement on today's announcement declaring the end of Ebola transmission in Liberia, which marks...
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Washington to host 2016 AEIS delegates in April

The African continent has enormous potential, not only to ensure a better livelihood for its people, but also to be a major player in...
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State Enterprises Can Perform Well With Political Will

Speaking at a day’s stakeholder consultation workshop on a report on ‘Enhancing the corporate governance in Ghana’ by the WBG, she stated that although...
The World Bank President Jim Yong Kim delivers a speech at the observation of "End Poverty Day" at James town of Accra, capital of Ghana, on October 16. The World Bank Group is optimistic that global poverty is on its way out, President Jim Yong Kim said here on Friday. (Xinhua/Seth Gafah)

World Bank Keeps A Positive Front On Ending Poverty

This optimism comes because, for the first time in human history, the percentage of people living in extreme poverty has reduced to 10 percent,...
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

World Bank President visits Ghana to climax poverty day

The president's visit to Accra will be part of several activities this week focusing on ending extreme poverty by 2030. The trip comes shortly after...
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Okonjo-Iweala did Nigeria a favour

Nigerians are usually excited about changing governments. The incoming administration comes with Nigerians, as usual, having high expectations, only to end up being more...

Are We Well Prepared to tackle the next global epidemic?

By Jim Yong Kim Too often, the conventional wisdom in diplomatic or scientific circles is that the general public doesn?t know what?s good for them...
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Public fears for next world epidermic

Too often, the conventional wisdom in diplomatic or scientific circles is that the general public doesn?t know what?s good for them when it comes...

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