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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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Ethiopia: Minority Regime’s Fiefdom Syndrome

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New World Bank report offers policymakers roadmap for building resilient sustainable cities

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African Cities Can Become More Sustainable, Resilient by Managing Water Better, Says World Bank

Study Points to New Ways of Thinking about Urban Water Management Using Integrated Approaches read more

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World Bank Report Assesses UK as One of Best Locations for Business Lending

The World Bank 2013 Doing Business report cites the UK as one of the world’s three best jurisdictions for obtaining credit. But the report does not give the full picture, argues Russell Bedford International chairman Geoff Goodyear.

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Private schools are ‘kind of cool’

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Overcoming barriers to international cooperation on river basins critical for food, energy, and water security says World Bank report

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Africa Loses Billions in Potential Trade Earnings, Falls Short of Vast Promise in Cross-Border Business―New World Bank Report

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