• Sudan announces nine-month plan to rescue economy, tame inflation 23 Sep 2019 14:18 By Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s transitional government will start a nine-month economic rescue plan next month aimed at curbing rampant inflation while ensuring supplies of basic goods and is asking the World Bank for $2 billion (£1.61 …
  • 4 trade reforms that India urgently needs 23 Sep 2019 14:06 'The current institutional arrangement that disperses strategic decisions to the ministry of commerce and industry and the ministry of external affairs lacks the necessary depth. 'It is high time that the government focused on a trade policy to …
  • Ghanaian places 2nd in the world in ACCA’s Flagship Paper 23 Sep 2019 14:03 Business News of Monday, 23 September 2019 Source: Myjoyonline.com 2019-09-23 Owen Odonkor Adantey beat off competition from over 10,000 students Ghanaian and final year student of the University of Ghana, Owen Odonkor Adantey came second globally in one …
  • Which countries have the highest inflation? (infographic) 23 Sep 2019 13:59 Author: Thema Newsroom Turkey has the second-highest rate in the world High inflation rates can hurt any country’s economy and point to underlying problems in economic policy. Currently, Iran, Turkey and Nigeria are three countries where high inflation …
  • Thanks to iris scanning, refugees can get the food they need at a glance 23 Sep 2019 13:59 Will Hawkins/Digital Trends This article is part of The Food Fight: a series that explores how the UN World Food Programme is using technology to battle food scarcity and put an end to hunger by 2030. Check out the rest of the articles here. If you …
  • Major bank strike planned for Friday 23 Sep 2019 13:48 He said during the planned strike, workers would also call for a moratorium on job losses. Banking sector employers should clarify how they planned to deal with the fourth industrial revolution and what was being done to help upskill workers, Kokela said. …
  • Logistics industry stakeholders root for modernised warehousing solutions 23 Sep 2019 13:48 By The Citizen Reporter [email protected] Citizen.co.tzNairobi. The World Bank’s Logistics Performance Survey of 2018, ranked Tanzania at 67 globally, a point behind Ivory Coast, which was ranked position 66 in the process highlighting the challenges in the …
  • Indonesia government considering harsher punishments for forest burners 23 Sep 2019 13:47 JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities are studying a plan to mete out harsher penalties to companies found burning forest and peat land, an environment ministry official said, as the country faces its worst forest fires and haze problems since 2015. The country …
  • Monster Energy’s Nyjah Huston Takes First Place at the 2019 SLS World Championship in São Paulo 23 Sep 2019 13:36 Monster Energy congratulates team rider Nyjah Huston on claiming his third back-to-back World Championship title in Men’s Street Skateboarding in São Paulo, Brazil. Huston claims his sixth career and third consecutive World Championship Title in Men’s …
  • Radius Bank Partners with Wallit to Teach Teens Smart Money Habits 23 Sep 2019 13:35 Digital tools to help improve financial literacy for Gen Z now available through the Wallit app BOSTON (PRWEB) September 23, 2019 Radius Bank, an industry-leading digital bank, today announced its partnership with Wallit, a rewards-based savings app for …
  • Jos. A. Bank Supports Breast Cancer Awareness 23 Sep 2019 13:35 FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 23, 2019-- Starting October 1st and running throughout the month of October, men’s clothing retailer Jos. A. Bank will continue to support the fight against breast cancer. Knowing that cancer touches the lives of their …
  • Sudan PM to meet two senior U.S. officials on Monday 23 Sep 2019 13:26 September 22, 2019 (NEW YORK) – The Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is scheduled to meet two senior U.S. officials on the sidelines of his participation in the United Nations General Assembly gathering. According to a schedule released by the U.S. …
  • Regulatory certainty, simplicity needed to invest in new Indonesian capital: Experts 23 Sep 2019 13:25 Businesspeople require regulatory certainty and simplicity to invest in the development of Indonesia’s new capital city, even more so than financial incentives, experts have said. Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) infrastructure finance adviser Julian Smith …
  • Free pads to tackle 'period-shame' school skipping in Bangladesh 23 Sep 2019 12:59 DHAKA: Girls in rural villages will get free sanitary pads to stop them skipping school during their periods as a result of social taboos around menstruation, a Bangladesh minister said Monday (Sep 23).  So-called "period shame" in the highly …
  • Tens of thousands homeless a year after Palu quake: Red Cross 23 Sep 2019 12:59 JAKARTA: Nearly 60,000 people are still living in makeshift accommodation nearly a year after a devastating earthquake and tsunami pounded the Indonesian city of Palu, the Red Cross said Monday (Sep 23). The magnitude 7.5 quake and subsequent deluge razed …
  • Fannie, Freddie can keep profits; CBD firm seeks national bank 23 Sep 2019 12:41 American Banker's annual Most Powerful Women in Banking and Finance is out! Check out our exclusive coverage of who made the lists and why. Receiving Wide Coverage ... Who's to blame? The Federal Reserve Bank of New York wants to know “why banks …
  • No need to ban petrol, diesel vehicles; EVs picking up momentum naturally: Gadkari 23 Sep 2019 12:27 New Delhi, Sep 23 () Allaying fears of the automobile industry, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said there is no need to ban petrol and diesel vehicles as electric mobility has picked up momentum on its own and all buses would be …
  • Bank Nizwa Recognized for Human Capital Development and Community Wellbeing 23 Sep 2019 12:09 Bank Nizwa, Oman’s fastest growing Islamic bank, won two awards at the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) 2019 recently held in Cape Town, South Africa. The bank scooped the GIFA Human Capital Development Award after showcasing strong emphasis on …
  • PFS to raise Rs 4,000 cr from various investors in FY'20 23 Sep 2019 11:51 New Delhi, Sep 23 () Energy project financier PFS is planning to raise up to Rs 4,000 crore from various investors including LIC in the ongoing financial year, and has changed its business model to generate higher profits, a top official said. Renewable …
  • World Bank approves K42bn for MW-Moz power project 23 Sep 2019 11:17 The World Bank Group board of executive directors has approved $57 million (about K42 billion) towards the Malawi-Mozambique Regional Interconnector Project. The project is designed to interconnect Mozambique and Malawi transmission systems to enable both …
  • Here’s how 6 countries are stepping up to meet the Paris climate goals 23 Sep 2019 11:14 World leaders are gathering in New York for Monday’s Climate Action Summit. The summit’s goal, according to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, is to encourage countries to get serious about climate change. “Don’t come with a speech,” …
  • Can the United Nations put out the fires? 23 Sep 2019 11:11 SINGAPORE – The world is facing a climate calamity that is being aggravated by the wholesale burning of tropical forests. A solution is desperately needed to avoid an irreversible catastrophe that will have repercussions in Asia and every other region. The …
  • Argentina needs intensive care 23 Sep 2019 11:07 WASHINGTON, DC — Imagine a man who has lived too extravagantly and eventually must go to the doctor for treatment of an acute disease, along with several other chronic conditions. The doctor prescribes a 10-day course of antibiotics and advises his patient …
  • Africa’s Industrial Development: Turning Challenges into Opportunities 23 Sep 2019 10:49 Africa, Climate Change, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Environment, Global, Globalisation, Green Economy, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Natural Resources, Poverty & SDGs, Trade & Investment | Analysis Opinion LI Yong is …
  • The World Must Unite to Adapt to Climate Change 23 Sep 2019 10:42 Muscat – To meet the challenges of climate change, the world must unite to adapt, using diplomacy and technology as tools for change. Climate change became evident a decade ago, despite the doubts of a minority who still do not believe in it. That minority …
  • Private sector eyed to boost $233B of Vietnam's infra projects 23 Sep 2019 10:28 A draft PPP law is expected to reinforce the inflow of private capital. Vietnam's infrastructure sector stands to benefit from a draft law on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) that aims to deepen the role of the private sector in plugging the country…
  • World: People, Planet… and Peace - A shared statement by peace building organizations International Day of Peace, 21 September 2019 23 Sep 2019 10:23 The United Nations (UN) was founded to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.” Now, 75 years later, will we reaffirm our commitment to collective action, centered on a vision of a peaceful and prosperous world for all? The global economic …
  • The $100 Trillion Opportunity: The Race To Provide Banking To The World’s Poor 23 Sep 2019 10:15 Two years ago, Amylene Dingle lived with her husband and 7-year-old daughter in Payatas, an impoverished Manila neighborhood with the largest open dump site in the Philippines. Her husband worked on the security staff in a government building, earning 4, …
  • "Balakot Reactivated By Pak Very Recently," Says Army Chief: 10 Points 23 Sep 2019 10:01 Army Chief Bipin Rawat said that the Jaish camp in Balakot has been "reactivated". Chennai:  The terror camp in Pakistan's Balakot bombed by India in February has been "reactivated" very recently, Army Chief Bipin Rawat said today. …
  • PM Imran to meet President Donald Trump today 23 Sep 2019 09:54 PM Imran to meet President Donald Trump today ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on a week-long visit to the US, would hold an important meeting with President Donald Trump today during which the current situation in the Indian occupied Kashmir ( …
  • One-time backbone of air charter 23 Sep 2019 09:41 KUALA LUMPUR: WORKERS from iron mines, and the oil, gas and plantation sectors in Terengganu and Pahang all owe a debt to Malaysia Air Charter (MAC). In the 1960s, at a time when road transport was arduous, the company, better known as MAC Air, provided …
  • Social Safety Nets: FG, W’Bank Differ on Spending in Nigeria 23 Sep 2019 09:37 Ahmed: Social sector budget increased to N1.24 trillion in 2019 James Emejo in Abuja The federal government and the World Bank have differed on the spending on social safety net in Nigeria. The bank has advised the federal government to increase its budget …
  • Thomas Cook: A history of one of the world's oldest travel firms 23 Sep 2019 09:21 (CNN) — One of the world's most well-known tour operators, Thomas Cook offered low-cost package holidays to dozens of destinations worldwide, making it a popular option for travelers in search of an affordable getaway. But the Sunday collapse of this …
  • Growth prospects dim for firms in Africa — PwC 23 Sep 2019 09:10 By NJIRAINI MUCHIRA More by this Author African governments say they are working to improve the ease of doing business, but the general environment remains largely unconducive for private companies according to PwC’s Africa Business Agenda 2019 report …
  • Haze crisis: Forget Asean, work on national interest 23 Sep 2019 08:55 MALAYSIA’S energy, science, technology, environment and climate change minister is to write to the Asean Secretariat, if she has not already, on the haze crisis. If it is action she wants, Asean is the last place to go. It is not clear what it is she …
  • States to consider extra bank holiday 23 Sep 2019 08:54 To mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, or VE Day, next year Chief Minister John Le Fondré lodged a proposition calling for the date, which falls on a Friday, to be commemorated by giving Islanders the day off work. With Liberation Day …
  • Boris Johnson: Don't bank on Brexit breakthrough in New York 23 Sep 2019 08:37 Prime Minister Boris Johnson played down hopes of a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations as he jetted off to New York this morning. Johnson, who is set to speak to the German and Irish leaders when in the US, cautioned reporters that the trip may not be “ …
  • Advancing status needs private sector diversification 23 Sep 2019 08:14 TO avoid being trapped in middle-income status, Namibia needs to increase exports and private sector diversification. This was the view of Jesus Felipe, the Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s adviser for the economic research and regional cooperation …
  • PM Imran’s complete schedule in US 23 Sep 2019 08:05 Pakistan Web Desk Mon, Sep 23, 2019 PM Imran’s complete schedule in US NEW YORK: Prime Minister Imran Khan  arrived in the United States on Sunday to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.  More: PM in New York discusses Kashmir, …
  • Mwea BT cotton to unlock billions 23 Sep 2019 08:00 Dr. Charles Waturu, Principal Researcher of the Bt cotton project at its trial farm in Mwea, Kirinyaga County last week.   New money, estimated to hit more than Sh200 billion in the next five years is set to flow into parts of Mt. Kenya, lower Eastern, …
  • Island states bear brunt of climate change 23 Sep 2019 07:59 Small island developing states like ours are barometers of the world’s commitment to climate action and sustainable development. Our economies and societies thrive when national ambitions and progress are supported by bold global action. However, global …
  • The attack on Saudi oil infrastructure - The Express Tribune 23 Sep 2019 07:32 The writer is a former caretaker finance minister and has served as vice-president of the World Bank Although for Pakistan the Yemen conflict does not have any direct consequences other than the tension it has created in the region, developments related to …
  • World’s Hard Fought Battle Against Climate Change 23 Sep 2019 07:07 Climate Change, Development & Aid, Environment, Featured, Global, Globalisation, Headlines, Migration & Refugees, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Trade & Investment Climate Change UNITED NATIONS, Sep 23 2019 (IPS) - UN Secretary- …
  • EIB, 8 banks to raise annual climate finance by 2025 23 Sep 2019 06:18 New York, Sep 23 (IANS) The European Investment Bank (EIB), together with eight other multilateral development banks like the Asian Development Bank, pledged at the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit to raise their annual global climate action …
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Silatech & WHO hold high-level event... 23 Sep 2019 05:59 Silatech and the World Health Organization partnered with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Qatar to host a high-level strategy event and panel discussion on the margins of the UN General Assembly to accelerate action on the projected global shortfall of …
  • American trumpeter Wynton Marsalis to grace Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival stage 23 Sep 2019 05:55 World-acclaimed American trumpeter Wynton Marsalis will be among the artists gracing the stage at this week’s Standard Bank Joy of Jazz (SBJOJ) festival. The event, one of South Africa’s most prestigious music extravaganzas, takes place at the Sandton …
  • The UK's lead in the forex market is the envy of the world 23 Sep 2019 05:46 The UK’s foreign exchange market is the backbone of international trade and investing. It is vital to support exports and imports, which in turn give Britain access to resources. Without the ability to trade in different currencies, the UK’s prospects …
  • Liberia: How the Recommendation to Print New Banknotes Came About - Front Page Africa 23 Sep 2019 05:28 Monrovia – As the debate on the printing of new banknotes intensifies, especially from whence the suggestion for the printing of new money originated, FrontPageAfrica has seen new empirical pieces of evidence that clearly show that this suggestion didn’t …
  • Interview: Deforestation Threatens Indonesia’s Indigenous Peoples 23 Sep 2019 05:26 What Indigenous communities did you focus on? Indonesia is home to about 50 to 70 million Indigenous people, about a quarter of the country’s population. We looked specifically at the impact of large-scale oil palm plantations on two groups: the Iban Dayak …
  • Planning Commission terms Khyber Pass project ‘road to nowhere’ 23 Sep 2019 04:54 ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has solicited a clear decision at the government level following the Planning Commission’s strong opposition to Rs41bn Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC), which is part of the ambitious Peshawar- …
  • UN Climate Action Summit: How many countries will step up on the world stage Monday? 23 Sep 2019 04:32 The hottest ticket in New York on Monday is at the United Nations, where world leaders will hold a Climate Action Summit to address climate change. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres bluntly told nations to "come with concrete plans" to ramp …
  • Ground zero: How the Ballarat diocese exported paedophiles to the world 23 Sep 2019 04:19 Darren is just one of at least 140 people who have made claims of child abuse against the Catholic church in the Ballarat diocese – an extensive region covering 41 parishes in the western third of the state. It’s one of the epicentres of the Catholic child …
  • 'Unthinkable': Negative interest rates now routine around the world 23 Sep 2019 01:20 The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has underlined the extent to which once "unthinkable" financial trends are now "routine," after the global stock of debt with negative interest rates hit US$17 trillion (NZ$27 trillion). In …
  • Slow growth, low investment’ll raise poverty, says World Bank 23 Sep 2019 00:42 THE World Bank at the weekend, warned that  slow global growth and sluggish investment in Nigeria and other developing countries would most likely increase poverty and frustrate its goal for poverty alleviation. World Bank Group President David Malpass, …
  • World Health Organization says Tanzania is not sharing details on Ebola 22 Sep 2019 23:35 Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a rare public rebuke as the region struggles with an outbreak already declared a global health emergency. Transparency and speed are …
  • Polaris Bank commits to climate action, sustainability 22 Sep 2019 22:50 Polaris Bank has joined the United Nations and other leading banks across the world to become a Founding Signatory of the UNEP FI Principles for Responsible Banking as part of its commitment to climate action and sustainability. The launch and signing …
  • A Strange New World: Economic Slowdown, Liquidity Issues 22 Sep 2019 19:14 The Worldwide Slowdown An image of some red risk dice GettyThe world’s slowdown continues. China’s growth rate is the slowest in years. Exports there are down as are imports, and pork prices (their protein staple) are up 40% due to swine flu. India, …
  • World: 130 banks holding USD 47 trillion in assets commit to climate action and sustainability 22 Sep 2019 19:06 New York, 22 September 2019 – In a massive boost for climate action and sustainability, leading banks and the United Nations today launched the Principles for Responsible Banking, with 130 banks collectively holding USD 47 trillion in assets, or one third …
  • Kookmin Bank & FSS provide medical support to Cambodian children with heart disease 22 Sep 2019 17:17 Kookmin Bank Cambodia Plc. giving new hope to Cambodian children with heart disease! Kookmin Bank said on September 19 that President & CEO Hur Yin had visited Sejong Hospital, Bucheon, South Korea to give a pep talk to children who were recovering …
  • World: UK aid to help protect one billion people from impact of extreme weather 22 Sep 2019 16:51 New £175 million package will help make people safer and better prepared for disasters such as typhoons and hurricanes, as well as dealing with the aftermath. UK co-creating partnership to protect one billion people in the developing world from extreme …
  • Green bonds can be central bank reserve assets – BIS 22 Sep 2019 16:14 LONDON — A new study by researchers at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has shown there would be few disadvantages for central banks to use “green” bonds as foreign exchange reserve assets. Central banks typically build up billions worth of …
  • World: Disaster risk financing in concert: How co-ordinated disaster risk financing can save more lives 22 Sep 2019 16:07 New paper published aiming to drive better coordination in pre-emptive humanitarian financing A new paper published today calls for better coordination on pre-emptive humanitarian financing, to avoid the ‘missed opportunity’ to save lives, cut the costs of …
  • World: Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock remarks at Risk-informed early action partnership: scaling up our climate action for communities’ at the General Assembly, New York, 22 September 2019 22 Sep 2019 15:24 As prepared for delivery Ladies and gentlemen I’m honored to be here today to address this important gathering. It is a pleasure to join my fellow panelists, Richard Clarke, Sigrid Kaag, Mama Mizutori and Elhadj As Sy, each of whom bring important insight …
  • All Blacks coach Hansen toasts Rugby World Cup 'X-factor' Savea 22 Sep 2019 13:42 New Zealand coach Steve Hansen praised the work-rate of flanker Ardie Savea on Sunday after the All Blacks overpowered title rivals South Africa in their Rugby World Cup opener. Beauden Barrett was man of the match after Saturday's 23-13 victory in …
  • Hard work behind reaching top world ranking in squash: Ali Farag 22 Sep 2019 13:40 The Commercial International Bank (CIB) and IEvents have announced in a press conference the details of two of the most important squash tournaments in the world under the sponsorship of O West. They are namely the PSA Women’s World Championship and the …
  • The World Comes to the U.N.—but the U.S. Is Largely Missing 22 Sep 2019 11:06 Welcome to Foreign Policy’s second-annual U.N. Brief, in which, for one week only, we will be your guides through the deluge of summitry and high-level diplomacy at the 74th session of the U.N. General Assembly debate. To get our daily updates directly in …
  • Local children and food bank users to enjoy free panto Dick Whittington in Wyke 22 Sep 2019 10:36 A COMMUNITY drama group is issuing its first curtain call for budding panto stars as it begins work on a production powered by the people. Wyke-based Act Up! – a community drama group for young people aged six to 14 – is bringing a panto for all to the …
  • Tanzania may be hiding extent of Ebola crisis, says World Health Organisation 22 Sep 2019 10:15 Posted September 22, 2019 19:13:16 Tanzania may be keeping its emerging Ebola crisis secret even as the region struggles to contain an outbreak already declared a global health emergency, international health authorities fear. Key points: WHO says one …
  • Reality Check: Is Nigeria’s capital city ‘one of the safest in the world’? 22 Sep 2019 08:28     A recent spate of kidnappings and violent crimes has shaken Nigeria’s capital Abuja, regarded as a relatively safe haven in a country facing major security challenges. The national police chief, Mohammed Adamu, has sought to allay concerns by saying …
  • World Health Organization: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola 22 Sep 2019 08:06 DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, a rare public rebuke as the region struggles to contain an outbreak already declared a global health …
  • US sanctions Iran's central bank after Saudi attacks 22 Sep 2019 07:07 Image Source : AP US President Donald Trump The US has imposed sanctions on Iran's central bank and its national development fund following attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities a week ago. US President Donald Trump announced the new move at the …
  • Brave New World: Oil holds ground despite recovery by Saudis, US GDP growth may flatline in 2020 22 Sep 2019 06:57 Ritesh Jain, a Dalal Street veteran, trend watcher and Global Macro Investor, captures global macro investment opportunities and economic, business and financial trends with charts and commentaries in this space. Geopolitical risks keep oil prices elevated …
  • Ireland v Scotland Rugby World Cup kick-off time, TV channel and team news 22 Sep 2019 06:49 Ireland head into their World Cup campaign as the side ranked number one in the world, but are unlikely to be taking anything for granted in their opening clash of the tournament with Scotland. The two home nations meet in a game that is likely to have big …
  • World: Countries must invest at least 1% more of GDP on primary health care to eliminate glaring coverage gaps 22 Sep 2019 06:29 At current rates of progress up to 5 billion people will miss out on health care in 2030 Countries must increase spending on primary healthcare by at least 1% of their gross domestic product (GDP) if the world is to close glaring coverage gaps and meet …
  • Jordan- Arab Bank opens Shanghai branch 22 Sep 2019 05:50 (MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, Sept. 21 (Petra) -- The Arab Bank has opened a new branch in Shanghai in China in a move designed to strengthen the bank's footprint in the Chinese market within its global branch network, which includes about 600 …
  • World Rugby's influence likely to dwindle whether they like it or not 22 Sep 2019 02:24 The background had been dominated by a battle to decide should the game remain amateur or go professional - the decision would come in Paris a month later - but listening to the captains and union presidents that day in Sydney was like watching a game of …
  • How Access Bank is Supporting State Governments and Private Sector 22 Sep 2019 01:47 Across various regions in Nigeria, Access Bank, under the leadership of Herbert Wigwe, has continued to deliver sustainable economic growth that is profitable, environmentally responsible and socially relevant, helping customers and humanity to access more …
  • Trinidad and Tobago ‘now smallest country in the world to have public sex offender registration’ 22 Sep 2019 00:44  Share This On: (PRESS RELEASE) — On Friday the 13th September 2019 the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago unanimously passed the Sexual Offences Amendment Bill 2019 in the House of Representatives. The bill required a special majority as it was a “Special …
  • World Clean-up Day: Lagos champions improved sanitary habit 21 Sep 2019 22:49 Dr. Fasawe and others during the clean-up exercise Lagos State Government has called for an improved sanitary attitude among Lagosians, just as it restated the need for citizens’ involvement in achieving environmental sustainability. The call was made by …
  • A bank you might like: apps' unlikely pitch out to disrupt Australian habits 21 Sep 2019 20:24 Digital-only neobanks, offering no-fee accounts, high-speed sign-ups and intuitive user interfaces, are hoping to disrupt the way Australians save and spend their money – by making products people actually like. With names that sound like tech startups (or …
  • Increase social investment, World Bank advises FG 21 Sep 2019 00:16 The World Bank has advised Nigeria to scale up its social investment programmes to address the large number of people living in extreme poverty. The World Bank Country Director, Mr Rachid Benmessaoud, said this on Friday at the inauguration of the Africa …
  • World Bank Approves $57 Million Equivalent in Support of Mozambique and Malawi Regional Interconnector Project 21 Sep 2019 00:06 WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019— The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank Group today approved a total of $57 million equivalent for the Mozambique-Malawi Regional Interconnector Project. The project will interconnect the Mozambique and Malawi …
  • World Bank: Nigeria seeks new $2.5bn loan 20 Sep 2019 20:52 Nigeria who obtained a $2.4bn loan from World Bank in 2018, is seeking another $2.5bn loan from the World Apex bank. Hafez Ghanem, the Vice-President for the African Division of the World Bank, made this known to Bloomberg reporters. Ghanem said “We’re …
  • Federal Government Seeks Fresh $2.5bn Loan from World Bank 20 Sep 2019 20:51 The Federal Government of Nigeria seeks a loan of  $2.5 billion from the world bank. Vice President for Africa Hafez Ghanem has said. In the past year Nigeria received $2.4 billion from the World Bank, Ghanem said in an interview with Bloomberg in Abuja. “ …
  • World Bank Approves $57 Million for Mozambique-Malawi Regional Inter-connector Project 20 Sep 2019 20:12 The World Bank group has today approved a total of $57 million (about K41. 2 billion) for the Mozambique-Malawi Regional Inter-connector Project. The project is expected to interconnect transmission systems for the two neighboring countries by engaging in …
  • World Bank gives Malawi, Mozambique K42 billion 20 Sep 2019 19:53 The World Bank has given Malawi and Mozambique U$57 million (about K42 billion) for the Mozambique-Malawi Regional Interconnector Project which will improve access to reliable electricity for Malawians. Out of the total amount, Malawi will get $15 million …
  • World Bank bans Spanish, Chinese and Indonesian firms over fraud 20 Sep 2019 18:57 Three infrastructure companies from, respectively, Spain, China and Indonesia have been debarred by the World Bank after investigations into fraudulent practices. They are Spanish water company Aqualia Intech SA, state-owned Chinese contractor China …
  • Press Release: World Bank Approves $57 million for Mozambique-Malawi Regional Interconnector … 20 Sep 2019 17:13
  • risks losing World Bank funding on sanitation 20 Sep 2019 17:13
  • World Bank in talks with Buhari’s  Administration for fresh $2.5b loan 20 Sep 2019 12:29 •Last Year October,  Buhari’s Administration collected the FIRST $2.5BILLION LOAN FROM WOULD BANK THE World Bank and Nigeria are in talks for about $2.5 billion in a new tranche of concessionary lending to Nigeria, the bank’s Vice President for Africa To …
  • Malawi risks losing World Bank funding on sanitation 20 Sep 2019 12:00
  • Malawi risks losing World Bank funding on sanitation 20 Sep 2019 11:57 Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Principal Secretary Grey Nyandule Phiri has said Malawi may lose funding from the World Bank if his ministry and that of Local Government and Rural Development do not agree on who should manage …
  • Sheikha Moza meets World Bank President in... 20 Sep 2019 09:56 The Chairperson of Education Above All, H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, met on Wednesday with World Bank President, David Malpass, at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC. In the meeting, they discussed the newly-signed, ground-breaking partnership …
  • Nigeria to get $2.5bn World Bank loan 20 Sep 2019 08:37 The Federal Government of Nigeria has applied for a $2.5billion loan from World Bank, Hafez Ghanem, bank’s Vice President for Africa has revealed. He disclosed the World Bank was in talks with the Nigerian government for the concessionary loan. He, however …
  • Nigeria seeks fresh $2.5bn World Bank loan 20 Sep 2019 08:10 Despite a $2.4bn loan obtained by Nigeria in 2018, the World Bank has said it is in talks with Nigeria for a fresh loan of $2.5bn. Revealing this to Bloomberg on Wednesday, Vice-President for the African division of the World Bank, Hafez Ghanem, said: “we’ …
  • Nigeria seeks fresh $2.5bn loan from World Bank 20 Sep 2019 07:39 Nigeria is seeking a fresh loan of $2.5bn from World Bank..this is authoritative.. $2.4bn loan obtained by Nigeria in 2018. Revealing this to Bloomberg on Wednesday, Vice-President for the African division of the World Bank, Hafez Ghanem, said: “we’re …
  • World Bank in talks with Nigeria for fresh $2.5b loan 20 Sep 2019 04:14 THE World Bank and Nigeria are in talks for about $2.5 billion in a new tranche of concessionary lending to Nigeria, the bank’s Vice President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem, has said. In the past year Nigeria received $2.4 billion from the World Bank, Ghanem …
  • World Bank to hold conference for fast digitalisation in Pakistan 20 Sep 2019 04:09 At presen­t, Pakist­an export­s IT and softwa­re worth billio­ns of dollar­s per year PHOTO: REUTERS KARACHI: Pakistan-based IT firms are serving the world’s leading aeronautical and space research organisation, National Aeronautics and Space …
  • FG approaches World Bank for another $2.5bn loan 20 Sep 2019 03:14 Eniola Akinkuotu and Ihuoma Chiedozie, Abuja The Federal Government is currently in talks with the World Bank for a fresh $2.5bn loan. World Bank Vice President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem, disclosed this in an interview in Abuja on Wednesday, Bloomberg …
  • Wrapped in polite wording, the World Bank delivers a warning to China 19 Sep 2019 23:15 CHINA LOVES political slogans expressed as numbered lists. There are, to name a few, the Two Centenaries, the Three Represents and the Four Comprehensives (not to be confused with the Four Modernisations or, heaven forfend, the Four Olds). In a new report …