Sunday 28 August 2016
By Jim Yong Kim
Africa needs much more investment from the private sector to build its roads, energy and communications infrastructure. But for countries to make the most use of that infrastructure, they also need to invest more 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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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, (...)
Saturday 4 February 2006
Feb 4, 2006 (JOHANNESBURG) — A $200m undersea cable promising a massive improvement in the quality and cost of African telecommunications will go live only by the end of next year, or a year later than hoped.
According to the (...)
Friday 11 May 2012
May 10, 2012 (JUBA) - Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday officially commissioned the long-awaited construction of the Gulu-Nimule highway, which will directly link Uganda to the Republic of South Sudan with a paved road (...)
Sunday 20 May 2012
May 19, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan says it will allow full access to information involving deals with international financial institutions, following a report by Global Witness on Wednesday, which it recommends that the new nation (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 23 May 2012
May 22, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government will work closely with the World Bank in the coming period to evaluate the performance of the economy and come up with proposals that will help it weather the challenges it is facing, an (...)