Today - 14:31 GMT

The affordable housing sector in SA has received a massive boost from another major institutional investor, following the announcement that The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund committed R100 million to the development of around 20 000 new affordable …

Today - 14:31 GMT

24th April 2014 Brussels, Belgium The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Development Corporation (ADC) will be participating in the upcoming Africa Finance & Investment Forum 2014, adding to the forum’s list of international partners, …

Today - 14:26 GMT

A first-of-its-kind hackathon aimed at creating applications to empower communities in India with technology-based solutions to public service problems will be held next month at the Google campuses in Bengaluru and California simultaneously. Non-profit …

Today - 14:19 GMT

Washington — The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved support for Burkina Faso to cut poverty and hunger by laying the foundation of a national safety net system. The new credit will provide the initial investment in a cash transfer …

Today - 14:19 GMT

Washington — The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved support to the Democratic Republic of Congo as the country strives to strengthen management of its health and education systems and make rapid and sustainable progress towards the …

Today - 13:56 GMT

2014-04-24 14:48 Cape Town – Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has joined the likes of Hilary Clinton, Edward Snowden and even Miley Cyrus on Time magazine’s The 100 Most Influential People. Every year Time identifies individuals, from pioneers to icons, …

Today - 13:49 GMT

The World Bank has approved a credit of $250 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to help the Nigerian Government continue its efforts to increase access to water supply services and to improve the financial and management …

Today - 13:42 GMT

Details Category: Nation 24 Apr 2014 Written by Cai U. Ordinario The World Bank’s private-sector arm, the International Finance Corp. (IFC), is currently working with the national government to expand the development of green buildings nationwide. The IFC …

Today - 13:34 GMT

By Chris Vellacott LONDON, April 24 Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:29am EDT LONDON, April 24 (Reuters) - Russia-themed equity funds have sunk to the bottom of performance league tables as international tensions over Ukraine and fear of tougher Western sanctions hurt …

Today - 13:26 GMT

Peter Fabricius 24 April 2014 Peter Fabricius on Atlas Mara's proposed deal with the Zimbabwean govt Diamonds are Zanu-PF's best friend 24 April 2014 Revenues from the rough - and conflict-tainted - alluvial diamonds of Zimbabwe's Marange …

Today - 13:25 GMT

A former governor of the Croatian National Bank (HNB) and long-standing chief economist at Privredna Banka Zagreb (PBZ), Marko Skreb, is joining the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as adviser on monetary systems and payment operations at the …

Today - 11:42 GMT

THE speed at which a country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is growing has for the past 60-70 years come to be considered the most important measure of whether a country is succeeding or failing. But what if our most cherished notions about what makes a …

Today - 11:02 GMT

Bulawayo — Zimbabwe has failed to secure funding on international markets due to concerns about its huge national debt overhang, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said. Remarks by Minister Chinamasa come as Vice President …

Today - 09:57 GMT

Hanoi, April 24, 2014 - The State Bank of Vietnam and the World Bank today signed credit agreements and related documents for three projects to support community infrastructure, agriculture and livelihoods in Vietnam's poorest areas, and to strengthen …

Today - 09:56 GMT

Head of World Bank Group's MIGA to Visit Vietnam View the press release in Vietnamese Washington; Hanoi, April 24, 2014-Keiko Honda, Executive Vice President of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)-the political risk insurance and …

Today - 09:27 GMT

MINSK, 24 April (BelTA) – The Forestry Ministry of Belarus jointly with the World Bank is working on a project, Development of the Belarusian Forest Sector, aimed at the enhancement of the efficiency of forestry works, BelTA learnt from Spokesperson for …

Today - 08:17 GMT

The World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Wednesday urged Latin America and the Caribbean to maintain and deepen their focus on inclusive economic growth. In a speech at the headquarters of the Organization of American States, he lauded the …

Today - 04:20 GMT

TANZANIA will soon sign an emission reduction purchase agreement with the World Bank which allows villagers to get compensation for climate friendly actions including conservation of forests. World Bank Senior Communication Officer for Climate Change and …

Apr 23, 2014 - 21:45 GMT

Accra, April 23, GNA - The World Bank is supporting Public/ Private Partnership Project (PPPP) under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning with US$ 30m. The Project which is expected to end in August 2016 is for the Adaptable Programme Lending ( …

Apr 23, 2014 - 19:05 GMT

New Delhi: The World Bank has sanctioned a loan of $1.1 billion for the construction of a 393 km double line between the Mughalsarai-Bhaupur section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project. The World Bank board, in a meeting held at …

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