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By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 17th, 2012
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The Coordinating Minister for the economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has described the traumatic experience of her mother, Professor Mrs Kamene Okonjo, in the hands of her abductors as horrific, as she was left without food for five days. Dr Okonjo-Iweala, addressing a press con...
By benim
In Nigeria
Dec 10th, 2012
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The Kidnappers that Abducted 82 Years Old Mother Of Finance Minister Prof. Kanene Okonjo at their family home in Ogwashi uku, Delta state, are demanding for a whopping $1 billion ransom. Majesty, Professor Chukwuka Aninshi Okonjo Agbogidi, the reigning Obi of Ogwashi-Uku kingdom was kidnapped Sunday ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 14th, 2012
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Former Colombian finance minister Jose Antonio Ocampo on Friday withdrew his candidacy for World Bank president, leaving two candidates in a race that he said had turned highly political. With the World Bank board meeting on Monday to pick a new president, Ocampo said he hoped emerging market nations...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 10th, 2012
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 1st, 2012
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The three candidates seeking to replace Robert Zoellick as president of the World Bank Group are set to face the panel of executive directors who will conduct formal interviews in the following weeks. Mr Zoellick’s term ends in June. Among the three candidates is Nigeria’s Finance minister, Dr Ngozi ...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Mar 26th, 2012
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African Union finance leaders on Monday unanimously endorsed Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s candidacy to lead the World Bank and urged an open merit-based process to select the next head of the global financial institution. “Dr. Okonjo-Iweala’s impeccable credential...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Feb 3rd, 2012
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pt has asked for a $1 billion loan and it will lau Feng Shui Secrets Revealed. nch talks with government representatives to iron out the details. “The World Bank has received an official request from the Egyptian authorities to support their economic program,” Inger Andersen, World Bank v...
By benim
In News
Aug 16th, 2011
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Global food prices held near three-year highs in July and stocks were low, piling on pressure on the world’s poor, the World Bank said on Monday. The World Bank Food Price index increased 33 percent in July from a year-ago and stayed close to 2008 peak levels, with large rises in the prices for...
By benim
In Egypt
Jun 25th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt has withdrawn its loan request to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, an adviser to Finance Minister Samir Radwan told AFP on Saturday. “We have decided not to have recourse to loans from the international financial institutions,” Abdelfattah al-Gebali ...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 20th, 2011
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NAIROBI, Kenya – Stephen Omandi scratched out the number “55″ on the sign advertising buckets of maize and wrote in the new price: 60 Kenya shillings. The price hike amounted to only $0.06. But for the residents of Nairobi’s largest slum, where most people live on $1 a day, that 10 ...