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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 10th, 2013
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By David Pred A multi-billion dollar aid program administered by the World Bank is underwriting systematic human rights abuses in Ethiopia. Last September, Ethiopian victims submitted a complaint about the program to the World Bank Inspection Panel, which is tasked with investigating whether or not t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 13th, 2012
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by Alam-hajim Ezeugoh Go to NNPC, the language there is bribery, and the bribe runs into millions of dollars, Go to the Bank and see how the Banks abate money laundering. Go to customs where a controller planted bottle; Nigeria 2nd most corrupt organ. Go to the police where police officers have remai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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by Ahmed ‘Alatenumo’ Sule and Three Anonymous Bankers “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.” Article 1 – The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights   “Like a boil...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2012
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The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group (http://www.afdb.org) is organizing a High Level Policy Dialogue Seminar on Youth Employment in Africa in Lusaka, Zambia, which will focus on the challenges and opportunities faced by the following countries in the Southern Africa region: Angola, Madagascar, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 18th, 2012
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Since September 15, 2008 the United States economy has been like a ticking time bomb with the unregulated activities of the banks the fuse that is slowly burning. This fuse has affected the international banking system and while citizens of the United States are focused on an electoral contest, the i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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The unsurprising announcement that the Board of the World Bank had voted in favor of the American candidate, Jim Yong Kim, presents an opportune moment to reflect upon the soft power structures that shape global public policy in the early 21st Century inside the UN system and beyond. It is necessary ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2012
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Senator Bukola Saraki last night reacted to the arrest of former Managing Director of Intercontinental Bank, Mr. Mamoud Alabi over allegations of fraud. Saraki, in a statement by his media aide Akintoba Fatigun, said he had no link with Joy Petroleum mentioned in a petition. The statement reads: “The...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2012
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Last spring, when the International Monetary Fund began its search for a new Managing Director, I argued that the Fund should pass over Christine Lagarde – then French finance minister – for a candidate from the developing world. As it happened, developing countries failed to rally around a strong ca...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2012
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By Desné Masie The hegemony and legitimacy of both the World Bank and International Monetary Fund is too-often nonchalantly presumed. Not only has the World Bank failed poor countries, with structural adjustment and other genteel forms of developmental quackery, but those countries have not enjoyed e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Two people were reportedly killed in Askira, a small community south of Borno State when gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram attacked a bank and police station yesterday. Residents of the sleepy town, which is the headquarters of Askira/Uba Local Government in the southern part of the state ...