World Bank partners Anambra government to tackle erosion
05 March 2018 | 5:00 am
World Bank partners Anambra government to tackle erosion.
31 Mar 2020
The World Bank has warned that almost 24 million more people will remain in poverty this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. In its latest economic forecast, the Bank warned that developing economies in Asia will see sharply lower growth this year, as "significant economic pain" seems unavoidable. Also today, New York's Attorney General has called for an investigation after Amazon sacked a worker in New York who organised a walkout over sanitary conditions at a warehouse in Staten Island.
4 Apr 2020
Several African countries are due to benefit from a nearly $2 billion programme from the World Bank aimed at helping developing countries deal with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, thousands of people across Nigeria have been stranded away from home as states across the country shut their borders in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus; unease is also ramped up as police are accused of abusing their powers. And finally, poorer communities in Rwanda face yet more hardship to come as the
10 Apr 2020
The coronavirus outbreak is expected to push sub-Saharan Africa into recession in 2020 for the first time in 25 years, the World Bank warns. We speak to the Bank's chief economist for Africa. Also, in the Cameroonian city of Douala, a door-to-door medical inquiry has kicked off in a bid to track down potential carriers of Covid-19. Hospitals are on high alert for a surge in admissions, as our correspondents report. And six scientists in Senegal race to develop a ventilator that can be created locally usi
15 Apr 2020
The World Bank says it expects the economy of sub-Saharan Africa to fall sharply from 2.4 per cent in 2019 to a contraction of between 2.1 to 5.1 per cent in 2020, the first recession in the region over the past 25 years. Femi Oladehin, Partner, Investment Banking at Argentil Capital Partners joins CNBC Africa for more.
20 Apr 2020
We look at how the IMF and the World Bank are planning to alleviate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in Africa. The head of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, has been speaking to FRANCE 24
27 May 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
13 Jun 2020
The World Bank says the global economy is facing its deepest recession since World War II as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Advanced economies are set to shrink 5 percent, while emerging economies are facing their first contraction in decades. Franziska Ohnsorge, lead author of the 2020 Global Economic Prospects report, tells FRANCE 24 that millions of people working in an informal capacity could slip into poverty despite government support. Also in the show: BP announces plans to slash 10,000 jobs as OPEC extends its oil production cuts.
16 Jun 2020
I spent N9.7b on erosion in my village while i was governor, say Rochas Okorocha
17 Jun 2020
Nigerian Senate moves bill to control erosion in South-East
6 Jul 2020
The World Bank says the collapse in oil prices coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to plunge the Nigerian economy into a severe economic recession, the worst since the 1980s. Tilewa Adebajo, CEO of CFG Advisory joins CNBC Africa for more.
8 Jul 2020
The World Bank says the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to push five million more Nigerians into poverty this year as the pandemic is threatening the ability of Nigerian households to generate income to meet their basic consumption needs. Bismarck Rewane, CEO of Financial Derivatives joins me from Lagos for this conversation.
President Buhari to scrap NNPC, PPPRA in new PIB bill to National Assembly, World Bank approves $20m stimulus fund for Ekiti and more
28 Sep 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.
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FBI agents raided the former president's Florida estate earlier this week. According to court filings, they found a cache of classified documents.
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Conservationists in South Africa have sounded the alarm about 150 endangered vultures found dead in two separate poisoning incidents. Body parts were removed, seemingly with a view to selling them as bogus remedies.
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Presidents and ministers from global powers have been crisscrossing Africa over the past few weeks - we get some analysis on the geopolitical chess game taking place on the continent from Eric Olander, Editor-in-Chief of The China-Global South Project.
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In Africa, greenhouse farming is proving a way of fighting food insecurity and high food prices caused by the Ukrainian war. In Cameroon, this agricultural technique — cultivating crops in an enclosed environment — is helping many families afford food.
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Dubai's high desert dunes attract members of the all-women Grit Girls motorcross team as they brave the summer heat to practice their stunts ahead of the start of next season in September.
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The Nairobi Expressway is a toll road connecting areas in and around the capital, including the international airport. Motorists are complaining about the high price of its tolls.