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Twelve African Energy, Mining and Industry Ministers confirm attendance at the Africa Energy Forum 2013 in Barcelona

A recent report from the World Bank indicated that the GDP of a third of African countries grew by at least 6% last year, despite the estimate that power outages cost African economies on average around 2% pa of their GDP. read more

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Global Trade Partners in the 21st Century

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IFC to Support Central Bank of Nigeria in Strengthening Sustainable Banking

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IFC Promotes Mobile Financial Services in Cote d’Ivoire to Encourage Inclusive Development

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and The MasterCard Foundation today convened key financial industry players to build further momentum for mobile financial services in Cote d’Ivoire. The event recognized the market’s enormous potential, especially for increasing access to finance for low income households, small scale businesses and in hard-to-reach areas.
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IFC fait la promotion des services financiers mobiles en Côte d’Ivoire afin de favoriser un développement inclusif

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Ten African Government Ministers confirm attendance at the 15th Africa Energy Forum 2013: the international forum for Africa’s power sector

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

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Time for “Dark Continent” to invest in renewable energy

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IFC Support for Country Bird’s Expansion Encourages Agribusiness, Employment in Southern Africa

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GEMALTO TASKED TO IMPLEMENT GHANA’S SECURITY SYSTEM

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IFC supports Top Vocational Institution Reach More Students in Morocco

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Africa Continues to Grow Strongly Despite Global Slowdown, Although Significantly Less Poverty Remains Elusive

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to reach more than 5 per cent on average in 2013-2015 as a result of high commodity prices worldwide and strong consumer spending on the continent, ensuring that the region remains amongst the fastest growing in the world — according to the World Bank’s latest Africa’s Pulse, a twice-yearly analysis of the issues shaping Africa’s economic prospects.
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Norway allocates NOK 700 million to Tanzanian rural energy fund

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Sustainable Energy for All: Sector Results Profile