Thursday 22 January 2015
January 21, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – A new report released by the World Bank said Ethiopia had registered remarkable progress in eradicating poverty during the past decade.
Considered one of Africa’s poorest nations, (...)
Thursday 26 April 2012
By Toby Collins
April 24, 2012 (LONDON) – The UK’s former prime minister, Gordon Brown, has launched a campaign calling on the World Bank, Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and other international organisations to tackle South (...)
Saturday 2 March 2013
March 1, 2013 (WASHINGTON) – The World Bank Board of Directors, in partnership with the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) have endorsed a new Interim Strategy Note (ISN) for South Sudan.
The ISN, the World Bank said in (...)
Monday 21 October 2013
October 20, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB) urged the Sudanese government to continue down the path of economic reforms and press with its outreach to creditors in its quest for debt (...)
Sunday 20 May 2012
May 19, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan on Saturday said it has received a grant amounting to $38 million from the World Bank, to support infrastructure projects, specifically building roads in rural areas.
South Sudan has also received (...)
Tuesday 10 April 2012
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
April 9, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – A resolution passed by the UN Security Council to ratify further sanctions on Iranian assets is likely to delay Ethiopia’s plans to export electricity to Sudan.
The sanctions will (...)
Tuesday 27 September 2005
Sept 26, 2005 (WASHINGTON) — The World Bank’s policymaking committee on Sunday approved a plan to accord multilateral debt cancellation to some of the world’s poorest countries, committee chairman and South African finance minister (...)
Thursday 4 September 2014
September 3, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s first vice-president, Bakri Hassan Saleh, has urged the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and other international institutions to intervene to find a solution to Sudan’s debt (...)
Thursday 1 May 2014
April 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The World Bank’s (WB) country director for Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan, Bella Bird, said that half of Sudan’s population is living below the poverty line and noted that the percentage of poor people in the (...)
Friday 19 July 2013
July 18, 2013, (KHARTOUM) - The World Bank has agreed to provide technical assistance to Sudan in order to enable it to prepare a comprehensive document on combating poverty, officials here said today.
The offer came during a meeting (...)
In memoirs of Dr John Garang de Mabior 2015-07-30 06:14:54
By Mabor Maker Dhelbeny
The event of commemorating this day, as a memorial day of our martyrs since 1955 to 2005 was because of the Late Dr John Garang de Mabior. He died in a helicopter plane (...)