News: World Bank
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Sub-Saharan Africa economic growth to recover slightly in 2017: IMF

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa should recover slightly to 2.6 percent this year after a more than two-decade low in 2016 as commodity exporters faced lower prices, the International…
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World Bank emphasizes infrastructure in new Africa Pulse forecasts

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is showing signs of recovery, the World Bank said Wednesday, but regional growth in 2017 is still projected to reach a comparatively weak 2.6 percent. Seven…
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Tanzania to Access USD 2.4 Billion from World Bank

The World Bank Group announced that Tanzania will access up to USD 2.4bn in concessional financing over the next three years, an increase of half a billion dollars over previous…
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Q&A: The World Bank's Makhtar Diop on how to accelerate economic growth in Africa

With sub-Saharan Africa seeing its lowest growth rate in two decades amid low commodity prices, the World Bank is urging the continent to seize the moment to make change. Policy…
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Urbanizing Africa needs more infrastructure investment: World Bank

ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank has called for aggressive investment in infrastructure and land markets reform to speed up economic growth in African cities. A…