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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 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 (...)
Friday 19 November 2010
By Julius N. Uma
November 18, 2010 (JUBA) - Plans by the Government of Southern Sudan to ensure food security through increased agricultural productivity appears to be on course, according to a team of experts working in partnership (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Reform of South Sudan Judiciary: where to start?2015-07-06 22:36:08
By Ajo Noel Julious K.
The other day I was at my favorite tea spot by the roadside at Mahata Yei, sipping hot kerekede – hibiscus tea – as speeding bikers and motor vehicles moved by. In local, (...)