Mar 1st, 2013
By Muhammed Abdullahi Tosin Almost half of the world’s population, comprising over three billion people, is extremely poor, surviving on less than 2.5 dollars a day, according to the Global Issues. UNICEF holds that 22,000 children die each day in some poor remote villages on the planet. Perhaps more...
Jan 10th, 2013
(PlusNews) – Major projected cuts in US government funding for Ethiopia’s health sector could greatly undermine the progress the country has made in the fight against HIV, authorities and experts say. “There’s an AIDS spending cliff in Ethiopia, and the government is already in free fall. Next ...
Apr 11th, 2012
The unprecedented challenge posed by developing countries to the U.S. grip on the World Bank presidency will test industrial nations’ commitment to an open selection process, former Colombian finance minister and nominee Jose Antonio Ocampo said on Tuesday. “We are putting the industrial ...
Apr 10th, 2012
The United States should take the lead and break the long tradition of an American always heading the World Bank, Nigerian finance minister and a nominee for the top post Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said on Monday. Speaking after a “marathon” three-and-a-half-hour interview by the World Bank boar...