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AllAfrica.com
Buhari to Nigerians - Let's Fix Our Nation Togetherinsurgency and conflict." On solid minerals, he said, "The minister has produc
Buhari to Nigerians - Let's Fix Our Nation Together
AllAfrica.com / Posted 31 minutes ago
insurgency and conflict." On solid minerals, he said, "The minister has produced a roadmap where we will work closely with the World Bank and major international investors to ensure through best practices and due diligence that we choose the right... Read more
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The Economic Times
Highways ministry eyes masala bonds to fund road projectsNEW DELHI: The road transport and highways ministry and its road building arm,
Highways ministry eyes masala bonds to fund road projects
The Economic Times / Posted 52 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: The road transport and highways ministry and its road building arm, NHAI, are weighing the option of raising money through "masala bonds" as road construction activity gathers pace. Masala bonds refer to a financial instrument through... Read more
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The Economic Times
UK government co, IFC back Tatas’ affordable homesNEW DELHI: The UK government-owned development finance entity CDC will invest
UK government co, IFC back Tatas’ affordable homes
The Economic Times / Posted 52 minutes ago
NEW DELHI: The UK government-owned development finance entity CDC will invest $25 million in Tata Value Homes , its affordable housing projects, a senior company official has said. Apart from CDC, IFC, a member of the World Bank group, will also... Read more
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asianage
India to crack down on savings scams as Modi backs banking for alloften save tiny sums for a rainy day. India's 1.3 billion people live on an ave
India to crack down on savings scams as Modi backs banking for all
asianage / Posted an hour ago
often save tiny sums for a rainy day. India's 1.3 billion people live on an average income of $3.60 a day in 2011 dollars, the World Bank estimates. "The looseness in implementation of state acts, including looseness at the SEBI end, has helped... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Ebola Stories That Don't Get ToldAfrica – over 68 per cent from the 1990s rates – is working now to get back to
The Ebola Stories That Don't Get Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Africa – over 68 per cent from the 1990s rates – is working now to get back to the pre-Ebola level. Analyses last year from the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations Development Program showed the economies of Liberia,... Read more
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Reuters
India to crack down on savings scams as Modi backs banking for alloften save tiny sums for a rainy day. India's 1.3 billion people live on an ave
India to crack down on savings scams as Modi backs banking for all
Reuters / Posted 7 hours ago
often save tiny sums for a rainy day. India's 1.3 billion people live on an average income of $3.60 a day in 2011 dollars, the World Bank estimates. "The looseness in implementation of state acts, including looseness at the SEBI end, has helped... Read more
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Daily News
Flood Prevention: unauthorised settlements root cause for Colombo flooding(MCUDP) has been initiated to reduce flood risks and improve urban infrastructu
Flood Prevention: unauthorised settlements root cause for Colombo flooding
Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
(MCUDP) has been initiated to reduce flood risks and improve urban infrastructure and services. It has been funded by the World Bank since 2012. The Project includes construction of pumping stations, tunnels and water diversions to reduce... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Full Text - President Buhari's Democracy Day Message to Nigeriansand conflict. With respect to solid minerals, the minister has produced a road
Full Text - President Buhari's Democracy Day Message to Nigerians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
and conflict. With respect to solid minerals, the minister has produced a roadmap where we will work closely with the world bank and major international investors to ensure through best practices and due diligence that we choose the right... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Refuses to Go Green, Wants Fossil Fuelsfuel energy investments. For instance, recent research by the Africa Progress
Africa Refuses to Go Green, Wants Fossil Fuels
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
fuel energy investments. For instance, recent research by the Africa Progress Panel, chaired by Kofi Annan, shows that the World Bank Group has adopted guidelines that only allow coal investment in "rare circumstances" while the US Overseas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Suswam, Ortom and I Supported Grazing Reserves Creation - Lalongapplied for the federal government's endorsement of the two states to benefit f
Why Suswam, Ortom and I Supported Grazing Reserves Creation - Lalong
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
applied for the federal government's endorsement of the two states to benefit from the grazing reserve loan coming from the World Bank, explaining that their decision was guided by recommendations made to the then President Goodluck Jonathan by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Laments Illegal Mining Across Nigeria, Raises Special Security Teamto him, the Ministry of Solid Mineral Resources has produced a roadmap where Ni
Buhari Laments Illegal Mining Across Nigeria, Raises Special Security Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
to him, the Ministry of Solid Mineral Resources has produced a roadmap where Nigeria would work closely with the World Bank and major international investors to ensure best practices and due diligence in the mining sector. "With... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Committed to Democratic Principles, Buhari Assures Int'l Communitywork that the UN agencies, particularly UNICEF, ICRC, the World Food Programme,
Nigeria Committed to Democratic Principles, Buhari Assures Int'l Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
work that the UN agencies, particularly UNICEF, ICRC, the World Food Programme, have been doing. "We must also appreciate the World Bank, the Gates Foundation, the Global Fund and Educate A Child of Qatar for the excellent work in our health,... Read more
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New Kerala
India's Q4, 2015-16 GDP data due on Tuesday - newkerala.com #69679projections for Indian economy unchanged at 7.4 percent for the last fiscal, a
India's Q4, 2015-16 GDP data due on Tuesday - newkerala.com #69679
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
projections for Indian economy unchanged at 7.4 percent for the last fiscal, a tad higher than 7.3 percent forecast by the World Bank. The 6th Bimonthly Monetary Policy Statement 2015-16, announced by Governor Raghuram Rajan in February has... Read more
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Rappler
'Emotions preventing OFWs from financial success'in 2012, the Philippine economy cannot do without cash remittances from its ove
'Emotions preventing OFWs from financial success'
Rappler / Posted 18 hours ago
in 2012, the Philippine economy cannot do without cash remittances from its overseas workers. Cash sent to the country, the World Bank also noted, is a "key factor" for the Philippines' resilience. Emotions blocking financial success Aside... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
World Bank, AfDB assess Zim debt plans Technical assessment teams from the World Bank and the African Development Ba
World Bank, AfDB assess Zim debt plans
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 23 hours ago
Technical assessment teams from the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) will visit Zimbabwe to vet its arrears clearance plan as the country moves to clear its debts and unlock fresh capital to... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Open letter to Mugabe: Dual citizenshipanswer then and now has not changed that when I decided to leave Zimbabwe in 19
Open letter to Mugabe: Dual citizenship
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
answer then and now has not changed that when I decided to leave Zimbabwe in 1988 to go and work in Washington DC for the World Bank, I did so voluntarily and without the knowledge and assistance of any state actor and I also made the decision... Read more
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The Economic Times
No lessons have been learnt from Chennai floods"Of these tanks, around 450 are in Kanchipuram and Chennai districts. The proje
No lessons have been learnt from Chennai floods
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
"Of these tanks, around 450 are in Kanchipuram and Chennai districts. The project was completed in June 2015," he added. The World Bank's monitoring and evaluation committee, however, demurred. Upon checking, it was found that just 4,900 tanks... Read more
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Business Standard India
We will soon unveil a visionary MSME policy: Kalraj Mishrato start his/her own business…. We have started a placement service, which has
We will soon unveil a visionary MSME policy: Kalraj Mishra
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
to start his/her own business…. We have started a placement service, which has shown good results. With assistance from the World Bank, we will create 15 more tool rooms worth Rs 2,200 crore. As this financial year ends, the construction of at... Read more
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New Kerala
In Japan, Ban calls on G7 to back global goals, climate action, UN humanitarian response efforts - newkerala.com #69362the UN will convene a global summit on migration on 19 September. As for globa
In Japan, Ban calls on G7 to back global goals, climate action, UN humanitarian response efforts - newkerala.com #69362
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the UN will convene a global summit on migration on 19 September. As for global health, Ban noted that several leaders and the World Bank had spoken on Friday about the generosity of the worlds nations in response to health crises particularly the... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
World Bank Supports Former Zambia Refugees Integration The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved a $20 million Internat
World Bank Supports Former Zambia Refugees Integration
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved a $20 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to help support the Government of Zambia implement its program of local... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidency Lists Buhari's '75 Achievements' After First Year in Officeof law in the prosecution of corruption cases. President Buhari enlisted the s
Presidency Lists Buhari's '75 Achievements' After First Year in Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of law in the prosecution of corruption cases. President Buhari enlisted the support of multilateral institutions like the World Bank and IMF, security agencies, Western countries and other friendly nations to locate and repatriate stolen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC Unveils Austere Budget for 2016/17Japan, Norway and the United Kingdom contribute to EAC Partnership Fund. Other
EAC Unveils Austere Budget for 2016/17
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Japan, Norway and the United Kingdom contribute to EAC Partnership Fund. Other contributors are the European Commission and the World Bank. The new budget prioritises implementation of the EAC Single Customs Territory, the EAC Common Market... Read more
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The Economic Times
Najma Heptulla claims her ministry changed perception of Modi govt being anti-minoritysaid World Bank also recognized the importance of development of minorities and
Najma Heptulla claims her ministry changed perception of Modi govt being anti-minority
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
said World Bank also recognized the importance of development of minorities and agreed to provide loan for the project. "The World Bank liked the Nai Manzil module and provided us USD 50 million loan while recommending the module to the madarsas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Drought Leaves Millions High and Drypartners including Britain and Japan provided over 35 million dollars. The gove
Drought Leaves Millions High and Dry
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
partners including Britain and Japan provided over 35 million dollars. The government also obtained 80 million dollars from the World Bank for the Emergency Floods Recovery Project. The U.S. government has been the first to respond to the latest... Read more
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Gulf News
Construction of world’s largest dam in DR Congo could begin within monthsand funders to commission impact surveys to assess and mitigate damage. In 2013
Construction of world’s largest dam in DR Congo could begin within months
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
and funders to commission impact surveys to assess and mitigate damage. In 2013 and 2014, the African Development Bank and the World Bank approved $141m in grants for the preparation of the $14bn project. An absence of environmental and social... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rush for the Exits - Why Is Ethiopia's Capital Flight Accelerating?during 2004 and 2013. This is a sizeable sum of money by any standard. For inst
Rush for the Exits - Why Is Ethiopia's Capital Flight Accelerating?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
during 2004 and 2013. This is a sizeable sum of money by any standard. For instance, according to estimates reported by the World Bank, the amount of official development assistant (ODA) Ethiopia received in 2010 was $4 billion but total amount... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Optics of Politics - Resurgence of an Age-Old Rivalry?woman who was not only a Harvard graduate but who had attained extensive nation
The Optics of Politics - Resurgence of an Age-Old Rivalry?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
woman who was not only a Harvard graduate but who had attained extensive national and international experience working for the World Bank, Equator Bank, Citibank and the United Nations? That, perhaps more than anything else, added further poison to... Read more
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The Indian Express
Scary…need to know someone in govt to do business in India: US Governor Nikki Haleythe US for a few days starting June 7. Out of 189 countries, India is ranked 13
Scary…need to know someone in govt to do business in India: US Governor Nikki Haley
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
the US for a few days starting June 7. Out of 189 countries, India is ranked 130 in “ease of doing business”, according to the World Bank. Government officials are aiming to be among the top 30 countries in the next three-four years. Asked about... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Climate change will bring water scarcity (Chicago Tribunegreater frequency? There’s a ring of truth to all of the above, and it should
Climate change will bring water scarcity (Chicago Tribune
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
greater frequency? There’s a ring of truth to all of the above, and it should make all of us think and act greener. Now, the World Bank has come out with a report that sums up one of the gravest of climate change consequences with just one word:... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte to businessmen: Invest in the provinceseconomic activity so if they get there they will have jobs,” Duterte said. In
Duterte to businessmen: Invest in the provinces
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
economic activity so if they get there they will have jobs,” Duterte said. In a report that would be submitted to Duterte, the World Bank said Mindanao alone will need 4.3 million jobs in the next seven years, as thousands of new graduates enter... Read more
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IMF
IMF Executive Board Approves US$478 Million Stand-By Arrangement for Surinameincluding the Caribbean Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank (
IMF Executive Board Approves US$478 Million Stand-By Arrangement for Suriname
IMF / Posted 2 days ago
including the Caribbean Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Islamic Development Bank, and the World Bank Group, as well as from bilateral creditors. Following the Executive Board’s discussion, Mr. Mitsuhiro... Read more
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IMF
EU and IMF to Continue to Support Reforms in Western Balkan Countriessystems. Participants agreed on the need to closely coordinate with other partn
EU and IMF to Continue to Support Reforms in Western Balkan Countries
IMF / Posted 2 days ago
systems. Participants agreed on the need to closely coordinate with other partners working in the region such as the World Bank and the OECD, also attending the meeting. Background Information Supporting macroeconomic and public finance... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Smart NID cards project stuck, EC gets remindersent a letter to EC Secretary Sirazul Islam, saying the project’s progress had
Smart NID cards project stuck, EC gets reminder
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
sent a letter to EC Secretary Sirazul Islam, saying the project’s progress had been discussed in meetings with the World Bank, the financier of the project, in Dhaka on May 11 and 12. The director of the project, titled Identification... Read more
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PhysOrg
In a word, why climate change matters: Watergreater frequency? There's a ring of truth to all of the above, and it should
In a word, why climate change matters: Water
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
greater frequency? There's a ring of truth to all of the above, and it should make all of us think and act greener. Now, the World Bank has come out with a report that sums up one of the gravest of climate change consequences with just one word:... Read more
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Investopedia
When Will Apple Step Up to the AI Challenge (AAPL)?capital markets, and technology innovation. He is a sought-after advisor for te
When Will Apple Step Up to the AI Challenge (AAPL)?
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
capital markets, and technology innovation. He is a sought-after advisor for technology companies and consults with The World Bank Group on financial inclusion and mobile technology, as well as the development of technology strategy for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Service Delivery Data Show Some ProgressImportantly, teacher knowledge continues to be a serious issue, with only one i
New Service Delivery Data Show Some Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Importantly, teacher knowledge continues to be a serious issue, with only one in five mastering the curriculum they teach. The World Bank, REPOA and the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) have partnered to produce this round of data for... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Budget troubles aheadyears, aiming at lessening the budget deficit in the medium term,” Negm said.
Budget troubles ahead
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
years, aiming at lessening the budget deficit in the medium term,” Negm said. This is in line with recommendations from the World Bank that should save Egypt $3 billion over three years. The bank said it has agreed with the government to reduce... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BDO renews SEF partnership with IFCSustainable Energy Finance (SEF) Program partnership with the International Fin
BDO renews SEF partnership with IFC
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Sustainable Energy Finance (SEF) Program partnership with the International Finance Corp. (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank, as part of its continued efforts to impart to clients the best international practices on clean energy. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Urban Experts in Kigali for Metropolitan Planning Conferencethe Metropolitan Strategic Planning Laboratory (MetroLab) is ongoing in Kigali
Urban Experts in Kigali for Metropolitan Planning Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the Metropolitan Strategic Planning Laboratory (MetroLab) is ongoing in Kigali under the auspices of the City of Kigali and the World Bank Group. The four-day event which started on May 25th and ends on May 28th, brings together urban experts from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Intra-Africa Trade to Play Larger Role in GDP Contributionsneeds to be done to connect and encourage the movement of goods, services, peop
Intra-Africa Trade to Play Larger Role in GDP Contributions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
needs to be done to connect and encourage the movement of goods, services, people and capital across borders in Africa." The World Bank recently reported that intra-African trade costs are estimated to be approximately 50 per cent higher than in... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Lancet study links worldwide economic crisis to increased cancer mortalityHarvard University (US), Oxford University (UK), Imperial College London (UK) a
Lancet study links worldwide economic crisis to increased cancer mortality
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Harvard University (US), Oxford University (UK), Imperial College London (UK) and King’s College London (UK) used data from the World Bank and World Health Organisation to look at the link between unemployment, public health care spending and cancer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Minister, WMO Discuss Way Forward On Opening Addis Officeand the office will be a key player in this as the idea is to get externally fu
State Minister, WMO Discuss Way Forward On Opening Addis Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and the office will be a key player in this as the idea is to get externally funded programs from donor organization like the World Bank and others who are interested in investing in this field". This is important as it allows the countries to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Launches Mega Road Projectshealth, energy, infrastructure, agriculture water and sanitation. The Presiden
President Launches Mega Road Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
health, energy, infrastructure, agriculture water and sanitation. The President said the EU, African Development Bank, the World Bank and other development partners are confident and always ready to support his government. He reminded the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Invest in Nutrition for Growthbillion in additional GDP growth in just 15 sub-Saharan African countries. A n
Invest in Nutrition for Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
billion in additional GDP growth in just 15 sub-Saharan African countries. A new Africa-specific investment framework by the World Bank and Results for Development showing the costs to achieve the WHA stunting, wasting, anaemia and breastfeeding... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
So, What Is a "Fantastically Corrupt" Country?leaders should be pleased that the London summit has agreed to widen this discu
So, What Is a "Fantastically Corrupt" Country?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
leaders should be pleased that the London summit has agreed to widen this discussion by establishing a "Global Forum for Asset Recovery" supported by the UN and the World Bank. Paul Banoba works with Transparency International's Africa Depar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magufuli Warns Against Corruption in Construction Sectorextent been growing in the country, but it involves huge amounts of money prone
Magufuli Warns Against Corruption in Construction Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
extent been growing in the country, but it involves huge amounts of money prone to misappropriation. According to the World Bank, currently, one of the main drivers of the economy in the country is the "fast growing construction... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lesotho Improves Quality of Education and Student Retentionto deliver better quality education and stop its children from dropping out of
Lesotho Improves Quality of Education and Student Retention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to deliver better quality education and stop its children from dropping out of school got a lift today. This follows the World Bank Group's Board approval of US $25 million for a project that will help the Mountain Kingdom support its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Industry, Mining and Banking Unite for Private Sector Strategyprogramme could be one of the steps that Zimbabwe needs to implement before enj
Industry, Mining and Banking Unite for Private Sector Strategy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
programme could be one of the steps that Zimbabwe needs to implement before enjoying financial support from the IMF, the World Bank and other international financial institutions. In pursuit of that, the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Trying to take railways out of ICU: Suresh PrabhuYou will come to know when we will do it. This is nothing to do with IRCTC data
Trying to take railways out of ICU: Suresh Prabhu
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
You will come to know when we will do it. This is nothing to do with IRCTC data." To a question about raising funds with the World Bank, Prabhu said, "That is also in an advanced stage, a separate fund of the World Bank for the railways. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Study impact of low oil prices on Kerala: Immigration expert - newkerala.com #68680migration department at the Centre for Development Studies (CSDS) here, told IA
Study impact of low oil prices on Kerala: Immigration expert - newkerala.com #68680
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
migration department at the Centre for Development Studies (CSDS) here, told IANS. "The only report that is there is from the World Bank that says remittances to India have come down in the last financial year as compared to the year before. But... Read more
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