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AllAfrica.com
Strengthen Citizen Privacy Protection Measures, African ID Agencies Toldor theft. Addressing the delegates, James Neumann, a senior counsel for transp
Strengthen Citizen Privacy Protection Measures, African ID Agencies Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
or theft. Addressing the delegates, James Neumann, a senior counsel for transport and ICT global practice at the World Bank Group, said legal framework for the protection of people's privacy in ID systems is important yet it may end up in vain... Read more
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The Economic Times
Three multilateral banks approach India to be on boardNEW DELHI: Three multilateral development banks have approached the Indian gove
Three multilateral banks approach India to be on board
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
NEW DELHI: Three multilateral development banks have approached the Indian government urging New Delhi to become a shareholder in these entities as firms and financial institutions from across the globe eye the country's infrastructure projects. "We... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela says better oil loans deal reached with Chinawe can say that we've agreed to new commercial conditions that are adapted to t
Venezuela says better oil loans deal reached with China
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
we can say that we've agreed to new commercial conditions that are adapted to the country's reality," Perez said in an interview in his office at the Industry Ministry, which he also heads. He declined to elaborate. Better terms with China... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beyond Self-Deceit - Nigeria At the Summit of the Most Fantastically Corrupt World Leaders in Londonweaknesses in morals in order to enforce a change from bad to good habits. In t
Beyond Self-Deceit - Nigeria At the Summit of the Most Fantastically Corrupt World Leaders in London
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
weaknesses in morals in order to enforce a change from bad to good habits. In this regard, several efforts have been made internationally to enforce good business habits but all to no avail. In fact, international agreements were done and duly... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The Dominican Republic and Haiti: one island, two nations, lots of troublewas luckier in its dictators. Rafael Trujillo, who ruled for 31 years until 196
The Dominican Republic and Haiti: one island, two nations, lots of trouble
Namibia Economist / Posted 11 days ago
was luckier in its dictators. Rafael Trujillo, who ruled for 31 years until 1961, was a brute but at least encouraged the development of industry. What came after was a sham democracy, backed by the United States, but it did allow for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Gets Green Light to Prepare Plan to Sustainably Enhance Its Forest ResourcesWith support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Rwanda has won approval
Rwanda Gets Green Light to Prepare Plan to Sustainably Enhance Its Forest Resources
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
With support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Rwanda has won approval of a US $250,000 grant under the Climate Investment Funds' Forest Investment Program (CIF FIP) to prepare its national-level FIP Investment Plan (IP). Rwanda was selected... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lapsset Among Projects to Benefit From U.S.$20 Billion InitiativeTransport (Lapsset) corridor is among the 16 regional projects set to benefit f
Lapsset Among Projects to Benefit From U.S.$20 Billion Initiative
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Transport (Lapsset) corridor is among the 16 regional projects set to benefit from a mix of philanthropic and development financing targeted under the initiative announced in Kigali. The regional hub dedicated to African projects was... Read more
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Billboard
Maná Invites Fans to Make Planet-Conscious Videojugarán los niños?” (“Where Will the Children Play”) as part of a new environme
Maná Invites Fans to Make Planet-Conscious Video
Billboard / Posted 15 days ago
jugarán los niños?” (“Where Will the Children Play”) as part of a new environmental awareness program focused on Latin American youth, launched with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). “We all have to do our part to both help and... Read more
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The Telegraph
Has India's turn come?In my last column I wrote about W. Arthur Lewis, the West Indian economist who
Has India's turn come?
The Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
In my last column I wrote about W. Arthur Lewis, the West Indian economist who more or less invented development economics in the 1950s. The subject enjoyed a boom in the 1960s, when the Cold War and the consequent American interest in alliances with... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Panama financial hub image marredof Panama. ‘‘The country’s image has been damaged by these scandals,’’ said Fr
Panama financial hub image marred
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
of Panama. ‘‘The country’s image has been damaged by these scandals,’’ said Francisco Bustamante, who used to work for the Inter-American Development Bank. They and other analysts believe that, far from putting the scandals behind it, Panama could... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Scandals deal blow to Panama's image as financial hubof Panama. "The country's image has been damaged by these scandals," said Fran
Scandals deal blow to Panama's image as financial hub
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
of Panama. "The country's image has been damaged by these scandals," said Francisco Bustamante, who used to work for the Inter-American Development Bank. They and other analysts believe that, far from putting the scandals behind it, Panama could... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Scandals deal blow to Panama's image as financial hubof Panama. "The country's image has been damaged by these scandals," said Fran
Scandals deal blow to Panama's image as financial hub
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
of Panama. "The country's image has been damaged by these scandals," said Francisco Bustamante, who used to work for the Inter-American Development Bank. They and other analysts believe that, far from putting the scandals behind it, Panama could... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Coffee bean roads and the Green Wall of Africa: the best green innovations of the weektechniques of local businesses, in a bid to drive a circular economy.South Amer
Coffee bean roads and the Green Wall of Africa: the best green innovations of the week
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 20 days ago
techniques of local businesses, in a bid to drive a circular economy.South America turns to volcano power According to the Inter-American Development Bank, Latin America now sources 55% of its electricity from hydropower, with fossil fuels still... Read more
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Market Watch
Latin Americans misled by faulty political narrativesa political structure — local elites often in bed with imperialism (meaning mai
Latin Americans misled by faulty political narratives
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
a political structure — local elites often in bed with imperialism (meaning mainly the United States) — that protected the interests of the anti-people. But if voters are now jettisoning the left and its supposedly “pro-people” policies, it is not... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Latin America eyes volcanoes to fire up clean developmentfor 55 percent of its total electricity generation, and the burning of fossil f
Latin America eyes volcanoes to fire up clean development
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
for 55 percent of its total electricity generation, and the burning of fossil fuels for around 40 percent, according to the Inter-American Development Bank. At present, geothermal makes up only 5 percent of installed power capacity in Central... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ahead of the Curve - The AfDB At the World Bank-IMF Spring MeetingsThe African Development Bank may be smaller by numbers than other multilateral
Ahead of the Curve - The AfDB At the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
The African Development Bank may be smaller by numbers than other multilateral development banks (MDBs), not least the World Bank, but its voice is loud, its expertise is ground-breaking, and its local character is defining. One of the constant... Read more
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Reuters
Markets ignore Trump presidential bid at their perilworld, as the US still accounts for the largest chunk of the world's GDP; over
Markets ignore Trump presidential bid at their peril
Reuters / Posted 1 months ago
world, as the US still accounts for the largest chunk of the world's GDP; over 22 percent in 2014, according to the World Bank. Trump this week recorded a comprehensive victory in the New York primary, injecting renewed momentum into his campaign... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ecuador to tax rich to pay for earthquake damageSaturday's 7.8-magnitude quake was the worst to hit the South American country
Ecuador to tax rich to pay for earthquake damage
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
Saturday's 7.8-magnitude quake was the worst to hit the South American country in decades, causing hundreds of buildings to collapse and damaging roads and other key infrastructure in tourist areas. But aside from the staggering human cost, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Chapter Opens As New Pension Initiative Is LaunchedSocial Pension (USP), effective April this year. Arguably, every senior citizen
New Chapter Opens As New Pension Initiative Is Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Social Pension (USP), effective April this year. Arguably, every senior citizens and their relatives are happy with the new development, which aims to improve the welfare of the elderly. Many had been waiting for the implementation after the... Read more

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