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Denmark to launch new development programme for Zimbabwe

Denmark is planning to launch a new development programme in mid 2013 with substantial increase in budget  support for Zimbabwe, according to State Secretary of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr L.B.Petersen who recently visited the southern African country. read more

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Time for “Dark Continent” to invest in renewable energy

By Dr Nawal Al-Hosany

Dr Al-Hosany is director of the Zayed Future Energy Prize and the Director of Sustainability at Masdar read more

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THE AfDB Gender Forum « Changing the state of Gender Equality in Africa » Ramada Plazza Hôtel Gammarth, Tunis-Tunisia, May, 10 2013

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African Development Bank Group approves a new Ten-Year Strategy

“This document reflects Africa’s vision for itself – a vision of transformation that is achievable”, said Donald Kaberuka
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Hughes Expands Managed Network Services for African Development Bank

Services include MPLS cloud circuits to regional banks and broadband connectivity in 32 countries read more

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L’innovation : un vecteur promouvant l’égalité des sexes et le développement économique en Afrique, selon la Banque mondiale

WASHINGTON, 8 mars 2013 – La Banque mondiale annonce qu’en dépit de la croissance économique soutenue enregistrée dans de nombreux pays africains au cours des dernières années, les gains réalisés ne se traduisent pas toujours par une plus grande égalité des sexes, ni par une réduction plus marquée de la pauvreté. read more

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Innovation Improves Gender Programs, Spurs Economic Development in Africa, World Bank

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Despite the steady economic growth in many African countries over the last few years, gains have not always translated into greater gender equality or poverty reduction, the World Bank announced today. read more

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Born in the USA OR Coming to America

Harris Poll Finds Buying American Still Valued in Increasingly Global Marketplace read more

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Multilateral Development Banks Call for More Coordination on Global Development

Leaders of AfDB, EBRD, IADB, IMF and WB have pledged close collaboration to support development read more

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International Financial Institutions Call for More Coordination on Global Development

WASHINGTON, February 26, 2013 – Leaders of the African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank Group have pledged close collaboration to support development and growth. read more

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Here is why Africa must support Ms. Mohamed to head WTO

by Raphael Obonyo

External Advisor, United Nations Habitat’s Youth Advisory Board read more

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Billions lost from the poor provision of water and sanitation

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

LIBERIAN President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the World loses $260 billion from poor water and sanitation, read more

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U.S.: Visa Inc. Survey Finds 73% of Consumers Still Have Christmas Gifts to Buy

For Procrastinators, ‘Panic Shopping’ Sets In; Last-Minute Shoppers Will Spend an Average of $304 read more

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Equal Education, Equal Pay: Closing the Gender Wage Gap

It’s 2012 and close to four years after the Lilly ledbetter Fair Pay Act was signed into law. Surely, the gender wage gap has been closed, right? Wrong. read more

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