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Developing World’s Share of Global Investment to Triple by 2030, Says New World Bank Report

Seventeen years from now, half the global stock of capital, totaling $158 trillion (in 2010 dollars), will reside in the developing world, compared to less than one-third today, with countries in East Asia and Latin America accounting for the largest shares of this stock, says the latest edition of the World Bank’s Global Development Horizons (GDH) report, which explores patterns of investment, saving and capital flows as they are likely to evolve over the next two decades. read more

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Developing countries to dominate global saving and investment, but the poor will not necessarily share the benefits, says report

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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Developing world’s share of global investment to triple by 2030
  • China, India will be developing world’s largest investors
  • Boost to education needed so poor can improve their well-being

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GSMA Establishes Office In Nairobi To Support Burgeoning African Telecoms Market

Mobile Connections in Sub-Saharan Africa Increase 20 Per Cent to 500 Million in 2013 and Are Expected to Increase by an Additional 50 Per Cent by 2018 read more

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African Development Fund: Governors support a successful ADF replenishment

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ We, the African Development Fund’s Governors, Planning and Finance Ministers from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal and Sierra Leone attended the ADF-13 Presentation Workshop on the Fund’s Priorities and Operational Strategies, in Abidjan, May 14, 2013.
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Global Trade Partners in the 21st Century

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Successful infrastructure project bonds require improved regulatory frameworks, says AfDB study

TUNIS, Tunisia /African Press Organization (APO)/ African countries need to improve their regulatory frameworks in order to ensure the successful launch of African infrastructure project bonds, says a new report launched by the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org).
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Forest products critical to fight hunger – including insects / New study highlights role of insects for food and feed consumption

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CHINA, AFRICA EXPLORE NEW OPPORTUNITIES TO COOPERATE ON HEALTH CHALLENGES, STRENGTHEN INNOVATIONS

Chinese and African leaders will come together at the 4th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Cooperation to explore new partnerships to address some of the most pressing health challenges facing Africa and strengthen an innovative health partnership based on south-south cooperation. This year’s roundtable is the first to take place on the African continent. It will focus on promoting sustainable health solutions that meet the needs and priorities of African countries and draw on China’s unique expertise. read more

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Canada works to improve business environment for African agriculture

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Cape Town welcomes more than 5000 power and water professionals this week as Eskom CE Brian Dames and Minister Edna Molewa address African Utility Week

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New IFC Vice President Jean Philippe Prosper Pledges Further IFC Financing in Senegalese Infrastructure Projects

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City of Cape Town to share its water and sanitation vision and showcase facilities during African Utility Week

“Demand will outstrip supply by 2019” read more

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MTN Uganda through the MTN Foundation has contributed UShs10million towards the unveiling of Kagulu Hill, in Busoga Region (Eastern Uganda)

In Picture (Left - Right) Hon. Speaker of Parliament and Patron of the Busoga Tourism Initiative(BTI) Rebecca Kadaga, MTNs Corporate Affairs Manager, Justina Ntabgoba, MTNs GM Corporate Services, Anthony Katamba & Hon Edward Baliddawa, MP Kigulu County North Iganga District read more

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