World Bank

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2014
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By Teshome A.(PhD) 1. Introduction The various reports have been published in 2014 which indicate the economic development in the world. These are the report that provides the performances and challenges of economic development in the different parts of the world. The availability of this report enab...
By IAfrica
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May 13th, 2014
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Samson Muradzikwa Our Children, Our Future In  a 2013 report, the World Bank estimated that up to 400 million children under the age of 17 worldwide lived in extreme poverty, the majority in Asia and Africa.This is a staggering number and indicates the pervasive inequalities between and within countr...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2014
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By Jörg Wiegratz Much has already been written about the standoff between Uganda and the West on the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Bill. For various analytical takes concerning the drivers, characteristics and repercussions of the bill see for instance here, here, here, and here. Given limited s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 13th, 2014
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Nearly 800,000 people, most going to the polls for the first time, are expected to cast their vote Sunday for one of 13 politicians seeking the presidency, with 15 parties fielding candidates for parliamentary seats. The election aims to usher in new leadership in the impoverished West African nation...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2014
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ByEmmanuel Arinze In an earlier article, I drew attention to my observations about Sahara Reporters’ reportage of the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. I had observed that as far as Sahara Reporters is concerned, Madam Iweala has not done much to de...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 11th, 2014
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by Tedla Asfaw “Powering Africa” an imitative of Obama Administration with price tag of 7 billion US dollar goal is to produce 10,000 megawatt in the next five years to be implemented in five African countries one of which is Ethiopia. Dr. Kim the boss of World Bank interview on Al Jazeera yesterday ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2014
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By Morten Jerven So it’s official. The long overdue and widely anticipated GDP revision in Nigeria has arrived. And it was certainly worth the wait. It is bigger and better than anyone expected. One of the most anticipated questions was whether the new number would rank Nigeria above South Africa. It...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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by Joe Igbokwe Afraid of the impending defeat in the forthcoming elections, the ruling party PDP has imported economic magicians from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics to wet the ground for them in preparation for the 2015 Presidential Elections.  In the next few months Experts in opinion polls from ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Bereket Alazar We have barley entered the spring season and boat loads of migrants many of them (or dare I say most of them) from Eritrea and Syria are risking their immediate safety to gain a perpetual one. If this early wave of boat migration to European beaches is sign of the things to come, [&hel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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For years South Africa has asserted itself as Africa`s most dominant economy, frequently being touted as the world`s gateway into Africa.  However, its anaemic growth in recent times has seen other African countries rise to the pinnacle of Africa`s economic landscape. At a time when six of the world`...