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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Says He Is Under Pressure to Establish National Airlinewill hold anywhere outside Montreal, Canada. He said over 40 aviation minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
will hold anywhere outside Montreal, Canada. He said over 40 aviation ministers and representatives from 70 countries, the World Bank, African Development Bank, manufacturers of planes and aviation equipment will attend this year's conference... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Plans Minimum Baseline Power Supply of 4500MW in 2018said, was one of the action plans it has included in the new Power Sector Recov
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
said, was one of the action plans it has included in the new Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) it developed with the World Bank to revive Nigeria's electricity industry from its declining status. The World Bank had reportedly pledged to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Are Producing Those Who Will Not Steal Nigeria's Money - Prince Bola Ajibolaa honorary doctorate degree of law, LL.D, from a British university, his appoin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
a honorary doctorate degree of law, LL.D, from a British university, his appointment as a permanent Vice President of the World Bank, a former Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and the founder of Islamic Mission for Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Meets ICAO President, Pledges to Improve Nigeria's Aviation Infrastructurewill hold anywhere outside Montreal, Canada. He said over 40 aviation minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
will hold anywhere outside Montreal, Canada. He said over 40 aviation ministers and representatives from 70 countries, the World Bank, African Development Bank, manufacturers of planes and aviation equipment would attend this year's conference... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Under 'Serious Pressure' to Float National Airlineanywhere outside Montreal, Canada. The minister said over 40 aviation minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
anywhere outside Montreal, Canada. The minister said over 40 aviation ministers and representatives from 70 countries, the World Bank, African Development Bank, manufacturers of planes and aviation equipment would attend the conference with the... Read more
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The News & Observer
More than half of US workers are freelancing. Author shows how to do so successfully.an independent marketing strategy consultant and speaker whose client list incl
The News & Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
an independent marketing strategy consultant and speaker whose client list includes Google, The Gates Foundation and the World Bank. With “Entrepreneurial You,” she has completed a trilogy of books that distills the wisdom of hundreds of thought... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Trump will send nearly 60,000 Haitians back to poorest country in the Americasthe Dominican Republic on 12 January, 2010, killed around 160,000 people and af
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
the Dominican Republic on 12 January, 2010, killed around 160,000 people and affected more than 3million. According to the World Bank, Haiti remains the poorest country in the Americas and one of the poorest in the world with more than 6million... Read more
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EuroNews
Kenyan school gives unemployed youth a chance at successKenya — In Kenya, youth under 25 years old make up the largest number of people
EuroNews / Posted 9 hours ago
Kenya — In Kenya, youth under 25 years old make up the largest number of people unemployed in the country, according to The World Bank. Audrey Cheng, 24, is trying to change that. Raised in Maryland, Cheng moved to Nairobi three years ago to work... Read more
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The Hindu
The danger of electoral bondsIf being ranked 100th out of 190 countries in the World Bank Ease of Doing Busi
The Hindu / Posted 11 hours ago
If being ranked 100th out of 190 countries in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index was a matter of national celebration, how do we celebrate India being ranked a far more impressive 19th out of 180 countries in the Paradise Papers leaks?... Read more
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Fortune
China’s Sizzling Healthcare Startupscenters—Seattle’s Institute for Heath Metrics and Evaluation, the Harvard T.H.
Fortune / Posted 12 hours ago
centers—Seattle’s Institute for Heath Metrics and Evaluation, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the World Bank Group—that bill will more than double, to $18 trillion. The sheer enormity of this expense will challenge... Read more
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dna
India and World Bank sign USD 98 million loan for Solar Parks ProjectRenewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA), to provide sub-loans to states
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA), to provide sub-loans to states to invest in various solar parks, the World Bank said in a statement. The solar parks will be mostly under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy s (MNRE) Solar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President of the Constituency for Africa (CFA) Melvin P. Foote's Remarks at the Meeting with the Chairman of the African Union H.S. Moussa Faki Mahamatacross the continent, who now rank as the best educated of all immigrant popula
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
across the continent, who now rank as the best educated of all immigrant populations in this country. According to the World Bank, the African immigrant community remit more than $35 billion dollars to the continent each year, a larger amount... Read more
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The Manila Times
China’s Belt and Road plan to benefit PH, AseanFlood Management Program, which will be co-financed by the China-led Asian Infr
The Manila Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Flood Management Program, which will be co-financed by the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the World Bank. Dominguez said this program, which aims to prevent flash floods during the monsoon season, “highlights the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Govt to consider Clark airport planthat seven prospective bidders had already bought bid documents, including two
The Manila Times / Posted 13 hours ago
that seven prospective bidders had already bought bid documents, including two Chinese firms that were once banned by the World Bank. The JG Summit-Filinvest consortium was not in the list. The winner of the P12.5-billion project is expected to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Deadly plague epidemic in Madagascar will trigger POLIOdefinitely be much worse for them [Madagascar].’ Amid concerns the plague had
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
definitely be much worse for them [Madagascar].’ Amid concerns the plague had reached crisis point two weeks ago, the World Bank decided to release an extra $5 million (£3.8m) to control the rocketing amount of cases. The money will allow for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The International Protection System Is Failing Refugee Women and GirlsRefugee Response Framework (CRRF), now being piloted in several countries to in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Refugee Response Framework (CRRF), now being piloted in several countries to integrate the work of UN agencies, the World Bank, business and civil society to achieve more sustainable refugee solutions. These will form the basis of two new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poverty Assessment Kicks Offto November, next year, which is aimed at establishing the state of poverty in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
to November, next year, which is aimed at establishing the state of poverty in the country. The initiative, funded by the World Bank, will cost 10bn/- which is half of the costs incurred in the previous survey. The application of new technology... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Global Insurance Partnership Beefed Up to Protect Poor From Climate Risksin 2015 by the G7 group of wealthy nations, but the effort has now been expande
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
in 2015 by the G7 group of wealthy nations, but the effort has now been expanded to bring in other partners, including the World Bank and an alliance of about 50 countries vulnerable to climate threats, including small island states like Fiji,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Housing, Still On the Priority Listkicked off in eleven states. This fund falls under the government's social inve
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
kicked off in eleven states. This fund falls under the government's social investment programme and is worth US$100m. The World Bank and AfDB are core contributors. The fund will be deployed to drive mortgage finance via a model by which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Are Health Experts So Concerned About Drug Resistance?for Animal Health, World Economic Forum, The Wellcome Trust, The International
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
for Animal Health, World Economic Forum, The Wellcome Trust, The International Livestock Research Institute, The Lancet, World Bank, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy, The Review on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Russian Revolution and Pan African Revolutionary Traditionsin order to weaken African peoples and societies and short circuit the Lagos Pl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
in order to weaken African peoples and societies and short circuit the Lagos Plan of Action. While the IMF and the World Bank were implementing austerity measures in Africa these institutions were financially propping up the minority white... Read more
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Aljazeera
Rafah border crossing to close after three-day openingas "the world's largest open-air prison". About 42 percent of Palestinians in
Aljazeera / Posted 22 hours ago
as "the world's largest open-air prison". About 42 percent of Palestinians in Gaza suffer from poverty, while youth unemployment stands at 58 percent and some 80 percent rely on international aid, mainly for food, according to the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
On The West's Demise To The Sidelines Of History...income rose from $200 in 1990 to $5000 in 2010. The Chinese middle class has gr
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 hours ago
income rose from $200 in 1990 to $5000 in 2010. The Chinese middle class has grown significantly and according to the World Bank, more than 500 million people were lifted out of extreme poverty as China’s poverty rate fell from 88 percent in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leaders Task Government Over Idle Fisheries Projectson the sites, rendering the facilities a waste of resources. "The modern fish
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
on the sites, rendering the facilities a waste of resources. "The modern fish handling facilities established under the World Bank and African Development Bank project are white elephants at the respective landing sites because they serve no... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Frank Memo to the Oppositionelections, building "effective institutions," respecting human rights, etc. Thi
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
elections, building "effective institutions," respecting human rights, etc. This hotchpotch of ideas was started by the World Bank in its 1989 report titled Sub-Sahara Africa, From Crisis to Sustainable Growth. It has been peddled by Western... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry On the Spot Over Youth's Sh8 Million Duesaddressed to Mr Peter Mangiti, who was the Devolution Principal Secretary at th
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
addressed to Mr Peter Mangiti, who was the Devolution Principal Secretary at the time, says. The project was funded by the World Bank to the tune of Sh10 million as part of its long-running programme to empower the youth and, hopefully, give them a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fayose Slams Govt Over Hiring of Malaysian Expertsproduced the likes of African Development Bank (ADB) president, Dr. Akinwumi Ad
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
produced the likes of African Development Bank (ADB) president, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina; treasurer and vice president of the World Bank, Mrs. Aruma Otteh; independent non-executive director of Standard Chartered Plc, United Kingdom, Mrs. Ngozi... Read more
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Gulf News
MoF holds workshop on financial coordination at federal levelthe different stages involved in preparing a balance sheet, the GFS report, in
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
the different stages involved in preparing a balance sheet, the GFS report, in addition to discussions held with the World Bank on the financial coordination project for the health and education, as well as the outcomes of the Article IV... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra climate action on show at UN talks in Germany and support from national governments if they are to deliver real outcomes on t
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
and support from national governments if they are to deliver real outcomes on the ground," she said. "At COP 23, the World Bank unveiled a new program designed to provide cities with a vehicle to raise necessary funding and investment, in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rajan's note advising against note ban should be made public: Montek Singhgo out. Ease of Doing Business KT: A last question, how do you view the fact
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
go out. Ease of Doing Business KT: A last question, how do you view the fact that in three years, India’s ranking on the World Bank ‘Ease of Doing Business’ has jumped from 140 to 100? Do you take this as a sign that the problems on the ground... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why El-Rufai Wants Over 21,000 Teachers Sacked - NULGEconcerned about teachers' competency in the state because we learnt reliably th
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
concerned about teachers' competency in the state because we learnt reliably that he was trying to get a loan from the World Bank and one of the conditions for the loan is that he must downsize. "We also learnt that even dead people and people... Read more
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The Age
Canberra climate action on show at UN talks in Germany and support from national governments if they are to deliver real outcomes on t
The Age / Posted yesterday
and support from national governments if they are to deliver real outcomes on the ground," she said. "At COP 23, the World Bank unveiled a new program designed to provide cities with a vehicle to raise necessary funding and investment, in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra climate action on show at UN talks in Germany and support from national governments if they are to deliver real outcomes on t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
and support from national governments if they are to deliver real outcomes on the ground," she said. "At COP 23, the World Bank unveiled a new program designed to provide cities with a vehicle to raise necessary funding and investment, in... Read more
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The Hindu
By the grace of the pizzeria purohit: Despite the boost from tourism, people in Assi Ghat still have a hard lifeto survive.” Like others his age, Anmol is struggling to claw his way out of p
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
to survive.” Like others his age, Anmol is struggling to claw his way out of poverty. His monthly income is just above the World Bank’s poverty line of $1.90 or approximately ₹130 a day. He may not be part of the ‘abject poor’, but he remains... Read more
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The Hindu
Why São Paulo’s oldest slum is postcard-perfectof the most progressive policies on slum improvement and land tenure came from
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
of the most progressive policies on slum improvement and land tenure came from Peru, Colombia and Brazil, before World Bank popularised them further elsewhere. ‘Site and services’ projects that provided families plots with basic... Read more
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Aljazeera
Egypt opens Rafah for first time under unity dealyouth unemployment stands at 58 percent and some 80 percent rely on internation
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
youth unemployment stands at 58 percent and some 80 percent rely on international aid, mainly for food, according to the World Bank. Nadia Abu Shaaban, a 24-year-old student living in Gaza city, said she is not hopeful that the opening of the... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Business EaseIndia has made a high jump of 30 ranks to move from 130 to 100 rank among the 1
Central Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
India has made a high jump of 30 ranks to move from 130 to 100 rank among the 190 nation assessment by the World Bank for ease of doing business. It is a giant leap in one year time proving that it in really among the fastest growing economy in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Mugabe Likely to Go Gracefully, Mnangagwa Unlikely to Stay Long' – Former U.S. Diplomatand purchases of it have surged since the coup. This is a dangerous situation f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and purchases of it have surged since the coup. This is a dangerous situation for both Africa and Zimbabwe. The IMF and the World Bank are prepared to step in and help rebuild Zimbabwe's economy and monetary policy, and the African Union, United... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabweans watched their families tortured and murdered – they have had enough of Mugabe the economy totally dysfunctional and an army marches on its stomach. Money mu
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
the economy totally dysfunctional and an army marches on its stomach. Money must come from somewhere. So it is off to the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund and the West in general for a $30bn (£22bn) bailout. Zanu PF's atavistic... Read more
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asianage
Market watch: Sensex, Nifty end on mixed noteimproved growth prospects driven-by economic and institutional reforms. The ra
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
improved growth prospects driven-by economic and institutional reforms. The ratings upgrade came just weeks after the World Bank moved India up 30 places in its annual ease of doing business rankings. The S&P BSE Sensex resumed higher at... Read more
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BBC News
Zimbabwe in 10 numbersthe country's central bank printed money to try to get out of the crisis, rampa
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
the country's central bank printed money to try to get out of the crisis, rampant inflation took hold. Although the World Bank does not have figures for 2008 and 2009, numbers from Zimbabwe's central bank showed annual inflation reached 231... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Climate change is going from bad to worse, says studyincreased by 12 to 15 percent. Natural disasters drive about 26 million people
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
increased by 12 to 15 percent. Natural disasters drive about 26 million people into poverty every year, according to the World Bank, and cause annual losses of about $520 million (440 million euros). Sea level rise at 84.8 millimetres - Sea... Read more
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dna
Having won the battle against corruption and black money, demonetisation has achieved its objectivesmoney. Leaders from across the world and various global financial institutions
dna / Posted 3 days ago
money. Leaders from across the world and various global financial institutions have lauded the PM for this drive. The World Bank, American CEOs and others praised the PM’s decision to ban high-value bank notes as part of his efforts to stamp... Read more
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asianage
Study finds climate change going from bad to worseincreased by 12 to 15 percent. Natural disasters drive about 26 million people
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
increased by 12 to 15 percent. Natural disasters drive about 26 million people into poverty every year, according to the World Bank, and cause annual losses of about $520 million (440 million euros). Sea level rise at 84.8 millimetres - Sea... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Moody's Boosts Modi: India Gets First Sovereign Credit Upgrade Since 2004arm for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government and the reforms it has pushed
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
arm for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government and the reforms it has pushed through, and it comes just weeks after the World Bank moved India up 30 places in its annual ease of doing business rankings. Moody's believes that Modi’s reforms have... Read more
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asianage
After Moody's upgrade, doubters should introspectrisks. An upgrade by Moody’s Investors Service is a major back-to-back victory
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
risks. An upgrade by Moody’s Investors Service is a major back-to-back victory for the Narendra Modi government after World Bank recently upped India’s ranking by 30 places to the 100th place in the “Ease of Doing Business” list. Finance... Read more
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BBC News
Can US foreign aid be made 'smarter'?organisations that receive US funds such as the World Food Program, Internation
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
organisations that receive US funds such as the World Food Program, International Committee of the Red Cross and World Bank. Members of a congressionally mandated task force would help to evaluate the organisations in terms of their... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Will the Gulf Cooperative Council & Allies Shake Lebanon's Economy to Terminate Iran's Colonization?of Lebanon's well-known political lords continue to steal a significant chunk o
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
of Lebanon's well-known political lords continue to steal a significant chunk of the country's budget, and while the World Bank and the IMF indexes of Lebanon's economic future increasingly reminds one of the 2009 economic shut-down in... Read more
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dna
Moody’s upgrade: Amit Shah says growth rate will soon touch 7.5%will soon achieve 7.5 per cent growth rate". Referring to India's recent jump
dna / Posted 3 days ago
will soon achieve 7.5 per cent growth rate". Referring to India's recent jump in the ease of doing business index of the World Bank and findings of Pew research on Modi's popularity, Shah said these are the reflection of the government's hard... Read more
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The Hindu
India Inc. hails ratings upgradethat Modi government has brought India back on track & this along with improvem
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
that Modi government has brought India back on track & this along with improvement in ease of doing biz published by world bank indicates that GDP growth will definitely accelerate . This should help keep interest rates in India benign over... Read more
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