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Technological advancement is mandatory if Africa must develop — World Bank

By Racheal Ishaya The digital transformation of Africa will foster economic growth and reduce poverty  the World Bank Vice-President for Africa, Mr Hafez Ghanem, has...

Donald Trump nominates critic of global institutions to lead World Bank

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the World Bank Group should be led by U.S. Treasury official...

Tanzania loses Denmark aid, World Bank loans over human rights concerns

Tanzania’s second-biggest donor Denmark said it would withhold 10 million dollars worth of aid funds, citing concerns over human rights abuses and “unacceptable homophobic comments’’ made by a government official.

Word Bank to partner State of Osun on livestock production

  The World Bank has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the State of Osun Government on the need to improve livestock productivity in the...

World Bank denies disagreeing with Adeosun on foreign borrowings

  The World Bank Group on Wednesday denied that it disagreed with Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, over the borrowings by the Nigerian...

World Bank urges Nigeria to invest more in education

By Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta The World Bank has called on government at all levels to invest more in the Education sector, observing that the education...

Ogun State partners World Bank, African Development Bank to construct 500km...

By Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta The Ogun State government in collaboration with the World Bank and Africa Development Bank (AfDB) have concluded plans to construct 500 km...

Nigeria to borrow $2.3 billion from World Bank, China – Kemi...

  By Ulf Laessing and Oludare Mayowa LAGOS, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Nigeria wants to borrow at least $1 billion from the World Bank and to...

Ghana has no reason to be poor – World Bank

"There is no reason why northern Ghana and for that matter, Ghana as a whole should be poor, many countries do not have a fraction of the resources that Ghana has." - World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Henry Kerali

Delta State decries withdrawal of World Bank’s financial aid

Delta State Commissioner for Economic Planning, Dr Kingsley Emu, on Sunday lamented that the World Bank’s withdrawal of financial support to the state’s Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) a few years ago has crippled its operations.

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