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20 Top African Start-Ups Enter World Bank Group Digital Acceleration Program

Selected from a pool of over 900 applicants, these start-ups specialize in digital solutions for the African market, including fin-tech, transportation, health care, education, human resources, and B2B read more

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World Bank Group Launches New Program to Support Africa’s Top Digital Entrepreneurs

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IFC supports Top Vocational Institution Reach More Students in Morocco

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Seizing the Opportunity: Jobs and Safety Nets in the Middle East and North Africa

The region’s governments have a unique opportunity for fundamental reforms to bring down barriers to employment and develop safety nets designed to lift people out of poverty read more

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Multilateral Development Banks Call for More Coordination on Global Development

A partnership built on a vision for an Emerging Senegal

Support economic growth, job creation and poverty reduction 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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AfDB and CIF aim to develop the continent

The African Development Bank (AfDB) report shows projects underway in Africa to reduce nearly 7 million tonnes CO2. read more

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Nigeria Receives Approval for Additional CIF $50 million to Bolster Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Use with AfDB Support

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AfDB report shows projects underway in Africa to reduce nearly 7 million tonnes CO2, create more than a million new electricity connections in Africa with AfDB and CIF support

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World Bank Unveils New Country Assistance Strategy to Support Malawi’s Economic Growth and Transformation

The World Bank Group has released its new Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) to support Malawi’s effort to diversify the economy and make it more competitive and resilient to shocks. The four-year CAS, which was discussed by the Bank Board of Executive Directors today, will cover the 2013 to 2017 financial years, and proposes an indicative envelop of US$ 695 million. read more

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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to visit Tunisia

TUNIS, January 22, 2013 World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will visit Tunisia January 23-24, his first official visit to the Middle East and North Africa region since becoming Bank president July 2012. read more

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World Bank Sanctions the Serbian company Energoprojekt Niskogradnja for Fraudulent Practices Impacting a Roads Project in Uganda

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MIGA Report Finds that Sovereign Default and Expropriation Risks Worry Investors

However, Investors Moving Forward Despite Ongoing Uncertainty read more

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