Makhtar Diop

Type: Person
Name: Makhtar Diop
Title: Country Director (Kenya Somalia Eritrea) World Bank (Kenya)
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Africa's First Ladies scratch, kick, scream but we still love them: What the fight of Zuma's wives reveals

OUR sister publication the Mail & Guardian this week reminded us that marital discord in presidential palaces, are important because they often reveal a wider regime dysfunction. It  reported an earlier fallout between two of President Jacob Zuma’s wives, ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Science, development and the rebuilding of Rwanda

Rwanda recently hosted this forum on science, technology and innovation in Africa. Here, from left to right, Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa; Rwandan President Paul Kagame; and Rwandan Minister of Education Vincent Biruta speak in the ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

US government sees private sector commitments reach US$20 billion

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 10:08U.S.-led Power Africa program to boost generation capacity across the continent by 30,000MW. (Image source: Paul Robinson) Private sector commitments to President Barack Obama's push to increase electricity in Africa ... [Published African Review - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

WB unveils $5 billion plan for sub-Saharan energy development

(WIC) - A US$5 billion package from the World Bank Group earlier this month will help support new technical and financial support for energy projects -- including hydroelectric power -- in six African countries.Included are Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, ... [Published Walta Information Center - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: AU, World Bank Sign U.S 25 Million Grant

The World Bank Group and the African Union Commission (AUC) Friday signed an International Development Association (IDA) grant of 25 million USD to support capacity development of the AUC and other African Union organs.The funding for the Support for ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank Commits $5bn for Electricity in Africa

12:22 pmThe World Bank has said that it will finance electricity production at a value of $5 billion in six African countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania.According to the World Bank, 600 million Africans do not have access ... [Published Business World Intelligence - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Africa Summit Reinforces Zim's Isolation

The economic picture remains gloomy for Zimbabwe due to the strained relations with the West and the leadership's choice to look East.This became clearer last week at the US Africa Leaders' summit where US President Barack Obama pledged US$33 billion ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 5 reports

World Bank commits $5bn to power Africa

Aug 08, 2014Infrastructure & Generation , Markets & Finance0The World Bank has committed to providing $5 billion (£2.9bn) for energy projects in six African countries.The cash will be used to boost electricity generation in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, ... [Published Energy Live News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank and Sweden boost funds to step up investment in Africa’s energy sector

Bank president Jim Yong Kim said the package would include direct financing, investment guarantees and advisory services for project preparation in Power Africa’s initial partner countries Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya and Liberia.Kim, who ... [Published Out-Law.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola sucks life from West African states weakened by war, poverty

Via Reuters: Ebola sucks life from W. African states weakened by war, poverty. Excerpt:Poverty, then war, and now, a deadly plague. Among the world's poorest states at the bottom of global development indexes, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea had shown ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

World Business Quick Take

AUTOMAKERSNissan profit beats forecastsNissan Motor Co yesterday reported profit that beat analysts’ estimate as deliveries rose in China and the US, its two biggest markets. Net income rose 37 percent to ¥112.1 billion (US$1.1 billion) in the April-June ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank Vice President Visits Cameroon

Makhtar Diop, Vice President for Africa, will spend five days in the country beginning on July 21, 2014, to discuss with a cross section of development authorities.Cameroon's accession to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]

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"like europe and the rest of the world, africa deserves the same opportunity to exploit this green source of power to improve the lives and economic prospects of its people" said Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa
"we are delighted to work with the auc, the continent's leading regional institution, and its development partners to expand the reach and impact of its economic development programs" said Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa

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Africa's First Ladies scratch, kick, scream but... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 13 2014]
Science, development and the rebuilding of Rwanda [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
Science, development and the rebuilding of Rwanda [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
US government sees private sector commitments r... [Published African Review - Sep 03 2014]
DR Congo seeks contractor for US$12bn hydroelec... [Published African Review - Aug 26 2014]
WB unveils $5 billion plan for sub-Saharan ener... [Published Walta Information Center - Aug 26 2014]
Africa: AU, World Bank Sign U.S 25 Million Grant [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
World Bank Commits $5bn for Electricity in Africa [Published Business World Intelligence - Aug 25 2014]
World Bank finances 96MW power plant in Senegal [Published Energy Live News - Aug 12 2014]
Global Africans' Reflections on the U.S. Africa... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
AU, World Bank sign 25mil USD grant [Published ERTA - Aug 12 2014]
U.S. Africa Summit Reinforces Zim's Isolation [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 11 2014]
Africa: World Bank Signs U.S.$25 Million Grant ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 08 2014]
Ebola sucks life from west African states just ... [Published IOL - Aug 08 2014]
World Bank commits $5bn to power Africa [Published Energy Live News - Aug 08 2014]
World Bank $5bn for Africa power [Published Renewable Energy News - Aug 07 2014]
Ebola sucks life from W. African states weakene... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 07 2014]
World Bank pledges US $5bln for energy projects... [Published Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ethiopia - Aug 07 2014]
World Bank to boost electricity generation in s... [Published Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 07 2014]
World Bank to Boost Electricity Supply in Niger... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 07 2014]
World Bank and Sweden boost funds to step up in... [Published Out-Law.com - Aug 06 2014]
Ebola sucks life from West African states weake... [Published H5N1 - Aug 06 2014]
Guinea: Ebola: World Bank Group Mobilizes Emerg... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 05 2014]
World Business Quick Take [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 28 2014]
World Bank Vice President Visits Cameroon [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
Ethiopia: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
World: Forty Years Later: The Extraordinary Riv... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 06 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: New World Ban... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
Strong Partnership Will Boost Power Generation ... [Published AllAfrica.com - May 23 2014]
Madagascar: World Bank Vice President for Afric... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 20 2014]
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Ebola sucks life from West African states weake... [Published H5N1 - Aug 06 2014]
Via Reuters: Ebola sucks life from W. African states weakened by war, poverty. Excerpt:Poverty, then war, and now, a deadly plague. Among the world's poorest states at the bottom of global development indexes, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea had shown ...
Guinea: Ebola: World Bank Group Mobilizes Emerg... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 05 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone WASHINGTON, August 4, 2014 – With the latest death toll from the West Africa Ebola epidemic now at 887, the World Bank Group today pledged as much as US $200 million in emergency funding to help ...
Ethiopia: Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania STORY HIGHLIGHTS Across Sub-Saharan Africa, the agriculture sector is under-performing Four east African countries – Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – are collaborating ...
World: Forty Years Later: The Extraordinary Riv... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 06 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: World July 3, 2014 Watch the video STORY HIGHLIGHTS A 40-year partnership between the WHO, the World Bank, African governments, pharmaceutical firms and over 30 development partners protects 100 million people a year from ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: New World Ban... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014—The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$107 million in financial grants to the countries of Burundi, the Democratic Republic ...
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