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World Bank’s Sub-Saharan Africa Regional portfolio to be managed by two Vice Presidents

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As a sign of its strong commitment to Africa, the World Bank’s Sub-Saharan Africa Regional portfolio will now be managed by two Vice Presidents,...
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Countries Can Take Steps Now to Rebuild from COVID-19

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Securing core public services, getting money directly to people and maintaining the private sector will limit the harm and help prepare for recovery The coronavirus...
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World Bank predicts “sharpest decline” of remittances in recent history due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Global remittances are projected to decline by about 20 percent this year due to the COVID-19-induced economic crisis, the World Bank Group (WBG) said...

IMF, World Bank urge countries to keep trade open amid COVID-19 pandemic

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have called on countries to keep trade open as the world battles the...
Global Covid Deaths Top International Coordinated Response Intensifying

Global COVID-19 deaths top 150,000, international coordinated response intensifying

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Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 150,000 with over 2.2 million infections on Friday as international institutions are intensifying their collective efforts on battling the pandemic. A...
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COVID-19: World Bank Group provides US$100 million support to Ghana

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The World Bank is providing $100 million to Ghana to assist the country in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement from the bank said the...
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Somalia clears arrears to World Bank

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Somalia has cleared its arrears to the International Development Association (IDA), a member of the World Bank Group, completing the process of normalizing its...
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World Bank announces up to US$12 billion for COVID-19 country response

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The World Bank Group announced Tuesday that it is making available an initial package of up to 12 billion U.S. dollars in immediate support...
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IMF and World Bank say “ready to help” member countries address COVID-19

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group "stand ready to help our member countries" address the human tragedy and economic challenge...

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...