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Impact of COVID-19 reinforces gender inequality-World Bank

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The COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges to women’s economic security, health, and safety as around the world women continue to face laws and...
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Two-thirds of poorer countries cut education budgets due to COVID-19

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Despite additional funding needs, two-thirds of low- and lower-middle-income countries have cut their public education budgets since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according...
David R Malpass As President Of The World Bank Group

World Bank Boss discuss COVID-19 vaccine financing and deployment strategies for Africa

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President Ramaphosa, Your excellencies, Honorable Ministers, and colleagues. Thank you for the invitation to this webinar. I’d like to provide an update on...
Book Launch in honour of J.J Rawlings

Architect launches book in honour of J.J Rawlings

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Professor Kwame Addo, a development architect and a World Bank Advisor has launched a book detailing the late former President Jerry John Rawlings' leadership...
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Manhyia Palace Museum closes down for renovation

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The Management of the Manhyia Palace Museum in Kumasi has announced the temporal closure of the facility for renovation works and expansion. ...
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World Bank Plans to Invest over US$5 Billion in Drylands in Africa

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The World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote...
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JUST IN: World Bank projects global economy to grow by 4 percent in 2021...

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The global economy is on track to grow by 4 percent in 2021, assuming vaccination for COVID-19 becomes widespread throughout the year, the World...
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Senegalese experts commend China’s success in fighting poverty

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Senegalese experts have highly commended China's successful efforts in its fight against poverty. Senegalese academic Ibrahima Niang, who visited China several times, said in an...
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Senior Minister Presents vehicles to Births and deaths registry

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The Senior Minister has presented vehicles and motorbikes to the Births and Deaths Registry under the Public Sector Reform for Results Project (PSRRP) ...
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COVID-19 impacts negatively on freight business of Ghana’s largest port

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Freight forwarders in Ghana's largest port Tema have not been spared as COVID-19 takes a heavy toll on the global economy. The...
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World Bank Grants US$60 Million to the Agricultural Sector in Africa

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The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $60 million International Development Association (IDA)* grant to help African countries strengthen the resilience of...
Women farmers

Nigeria announces plan to lift over 5 mln farmers out of extreme poverty

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Nigeria plans to lift at least five million smallholder farmers out of extreme poverty with support to increase their productivity, said a top agriculture...
Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah

Minister launches Project to improve Kumasi sanitation and water supply

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Ms Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources on Monday launched the Greater Kumasi Sanitation and Water Project, which seeks to strengthen...
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World Bank Group Supports Ghana To Boost its COVID-19 Response

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The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on November 10, 2020 approved an additional credit of US$130 million from the International Development Association (IDA)...
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World Bank approves US$250 million for Ghana to set up development bank

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The Executive Board of the World Bank has approved an aid package of 250 million U.S. dollars to help Ghana set up a development...
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World Bank Supports the Establishment of the Development Bank Ghana

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...to Boost Access to Finance and Job Creation The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved US$250 million from the International Development Association...
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Mission Billion Challenge “WURI West Africa Prize” Awards Innovations in Cross-Border Social Protection for...

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The World Bank Group announced today the winners of the Mission Billion Challenge “WURI West Africa Prize", supported by the West Africa Unique Identification...
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Ghana Link and GRA begin refresher training of stakeholders on ICUMS

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Ghana Link Network Services Ltd and the Ghana Revenue Authority Customs–Division of have begun refresher training for users of the Integrated Customs Management System...
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Government, World Bank support CHRAJ with technological equipment

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Government, through the Office of the Senior Minister and support from the World Bank, on Monday presented technological equipment to the Commission on Human...
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World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings 2020: Development Committee Communiqué

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1. The Development Committee met virtually today, October 16, 2020. 2. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate countries, overwhelming health systems, disrupting productivity, threatening...
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Ghana faces 12 percent youth unemployment, 50 percent underemployment – World Bank

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Ghana faces 12 percent youth unemployment and 50 percent underemployment, according to a new report received from the World Bank early Wednesday. ...
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World Bank Confirms Economic Downturn in Sub-Saharan Africa, Outlines Key Polices Needed for Recovery

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Driven by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 global pandemic, growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to fall to -3.3 percent in 2020, pushing...
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Ghana’s youth unemployment needs short-medium term responses – World Bank

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The World Bank says any effort to address Ghana’s youth unemployment and underemployment challenge must focus on strategic short-medium and long-term responses. Ms Christabel E....
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World Bank approves US$125 million for improved water, sanitation services in Ghana

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The World Bank said late Wednesday it had approved a grant of 125 million U.S. dollars to enable the government of Ghana to extend...
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World Bank/GAMA project supports Ghana’s fight against open defecation

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Michael Agbetsoamedo, 52, is a resident of Ashaiman Official Town, 23 kilometers north-east of the capital, and works at the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (AshMA)...
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World Bank Unveils Next Generation Africa Climate Business Plan

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The World Bank released the Next Generation Africa Climate Business Plan (NG-ACBP), which sets out a blueprint to help Sub-Saharan African economies achieve low...
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Ghana scales up efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation, forest degradation

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Ghana is making significant progress towards the sustainable management of cocoa forest landscapes, boosting livelihoods and addressing the impacts of climate change The Government of...
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World Bank appoints new country director for Kenya

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The World Bank announced on Monday it has appointed Keith Hansen as the new country director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda effective Sept....
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Zambia rebuts reports of World Bank withholding budget support

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The Zambian government has refuted reports that the World Bank has halted budget support to the country, a finance ministry spokesperson said on...
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Reaping the Rewards of Sustainable Land Use

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Results-based land use programs reward stakeholders for their efforts in reducing emissions, managing land sustainably, and protecting ecosystems. The right incentives in the right hands...