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 (...)
Friday 8 March 2013 March 7, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese finance and national economy ministry today reiterated that it is eligible for debt relief under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative.
The Undersecretary of the ministry Yusuf (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 3 November 2013 November 2, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s presidential assistant, Nafie Ali Nafie, has accused unnamed western countries of using its influence within the World Bank (WB) to prevent Sudan from obtaining its rights and pressing other (...)
Monday 21 February 2011 By John Actually
February 20, 2011 (BOR) - World Bank officials led by Laurence Clarke, the manager of their South Sudan programs in Juba visited Jonglei state capital Bor from February 18 to 19 to meet government officials to (...)
Friday 7 September 2012 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
September 6, 2012 (BENTIU) - South Sudan’s Deputy Minister of Gender, Child and Social Welfare Dr. Priscilla Nyayang Joseph is on a tour of ten states of South Sudan assembling a final report following a grant (...)
Thursday 3 November 2011 By John A. Akec
November 1, 2011 —This is the second part of a previous article in which I shared with readers my personal impressions about this year’s IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings (from 19 -26 September 2011). I attended the annual (...)
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 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 (...)
Women play a central role in peace 2014-03-10 07:18:26 By John Kerry
March 8, 2014 - International Women's Day is more than a moment marked on a calendar. It is a day not just to renew our determination to make the world a more peaceful and (...)
UNMISS head of mission must heed calls to step down2014-03-08 11:44:51 By Rose Sakala
March 7, 2014 - The calls by the South Sudanese for the Head of the UN Mission ( UNMISS) to step down ought to be taken seriously for it is their prerogative to determine who is (...)
Khartoum: really out of the terrorism business?2014-03-08 11:33:53 By Eric Reeves
March 7, 2014 - Given the U.S. intelligence community's eager relationship with Khartoum, it would be convenient if the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime were (...)