World Bank Group

Type: Organization
Name: World Bank Group (The world Bank)
First reported 13 mins ago - Updated 9 mins ago - 2 reports

World Bank chief says Ebola outbreak shows harm of inequality

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fighting the Ebola epidemic means confronting the issue of inequality, as people in poor countries have less access to knowledge and infrastructure for treating the sick and containing the deadly virus, the head of the World Bank ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 9 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 2 reports

World Bank warns of 'economic imperative' to respond rapidly to Ebola

As first US case is diagnosed, Jim Yong Kim says the world has a moral and economic duty to respond before the disease spreads further ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 52 mins ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

WCO Meets with Senior Director of the World Bank Group

BRUSSELS, Sept. 30 -- The World Customs Organization issued the following news release: Upon the invitation of the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, Senior Director, Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

World Bank to Support Rural Poverty Reduction in China's Guizhou Province

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- World Bank issued the following news release: Today, the World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a loan of $100 million to the People's Republic of China to support rural ... ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

US$474 Million World Bank Support to Address Water Shortages in Lebanon

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- World Bank issued the following news release: A US$474 millionWorld Bank Group project will address the chronic and severe water shortages faced by over half of Lebanon's population ... ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Ethiopia to Benefit from World Bank Support for Social Safety Net

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- World Bank issued the following news release: The World Bank'sBoard of Executive Directors today approved a US$600 millionInternational Development Association (IDA*) credit to Ethiopia for the Productive Safety Nets Project 4 ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

World Bank squeezes into short dollar window

Leads Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and TD Securities were taking indications of interest at initial price thoughts of mid-swaps minus 2bp area for the World Bank on Monday afternoon.More dollar benchmarks are unlikely after Tuesday, with many Asian ... [Published GlobalCapital - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

XINHUA - World Bank says much remains to be done though Africa progresses in technology research

World Bank says much remains to be done though Africa progresses in technology researchContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- World Bank said in a report Tuesday that Africa's research in key areas remains insufficient to meet ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

XINHUA - World Bank grants Albania 150 million U.S. dollars for energy reform

World Bank grants Albania 150 million U.S. dollars for energy reformContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.TIRANA, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank on Monday approved a fund of 150 million U.S. dollars to finance Albania's Energy Sector Recovery Project, reported ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 12 reports

Nigeria: Doing Business Index Soars, Records 34 Improvements - World Bank

The World Bank's Doing Business in Nigeria 2014 Report has revealed that Nigeria has recorded significant improvements in its Doing Business Index within the last four years.The year's report is the third in a series of reports analyzing business regulations ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 9 reports

Jaitley moved to isolation ward

NEW DELHIFederal Finance Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may have to cancel a trip to the United States in October after he was moved to an isolation ward of a government-run hospital to help him recover from an infection that followed a stomach operation ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

9/30/2014: HTBUSINESS: 24x7 power: W Bank offers Centre a plan

NEW DELHI: The World Bank has submitted a detailed action plan that could help the government meet its objective of supplying power 24x7 in the country, with focus on bringing down distribution losses, improving infrastructure and expanding solar... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 30 2014]

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Confirmation of the first case of Ebola by the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) was accompanied by a telling message by its Director Tom Friedan "Ebola can be scary. But there’s all the difference in the world between the U S and parts of Africa where Ebola is spreading. The United States has a strong health care system and public healthhealth professionals." The clear line here is ‘we got this’ in ways that African health systems don’t...

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Bulgarian Nationalist Party Ataka Demands Sever... [Published Sofia News Agency - 10 mins ago]
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It’s Not Ebola Sapping Nigerian Economy, but Bo... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 49 mins ago]
No revival for dead Byo firms, minister [Published New Zimbabwe.com - 49 mins ago]
Healthier Cows Pregnant Sooner with Dairymaster... [Published Asia PR News - 50 mins ago]
Why China's Slowing Roils Markets: Local Govern... [Published Seeking Alpha - 51 mins ago]
World Bank warns of 'economic imperative' to re... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 52 mins ago]
“Financial Inclusion” in India: Ambitious but A... [Published Global Research - 55 mins ago]
Africa's uneven health care becomes easy prey f... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
Stopping Ebola in its Tracks [Published Huffington Post - 1 hour ago]
Water project for New Edubiase [Published Graphic Ghana - 1 hour ago]
SAVA: Private Equity Funding to Bridge Africa’s... [Published Africa Assets - 2 hours ago]
Mihajlovic: All 142 km of roads repaired within... [Published Tanjug - 2 hours ago]
Ebola virus in the US: How did the disease ever... [Published The Independent - 2 hours ago]
International Monetary Fund revises outlook for... [Published Itar Tass - 2 hours ago]
Finance minister, deputy PM, state prosecutor t... [Published Dalje.com - 2 hours ago]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: BIO, Cordaid, Incofin, KfW ... [Published MicroCapital - 2 hours ago]
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MICROSOFT : Final round of WB, Microsoft's 'Cod... [Published 4 Traders - 3 hours ago]
Kenya’s NTSA launches new internet, mobile syst... [Published HumanIPO - 3 hours ago]
ISIS and Ebola — Two sides of the same coin [Published The Hill - 3 hours ago]
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It’s Not Ebola Sapping Nigerian Economy, but Bo... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 49 mins ago]
Nigeria’s finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala  says the Ebola virus is having a negligible impact on her country’s economy, but the Boko Haram insurgency is eroding growth prospects. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images “We’re anticipating about 6.5%, ...
Africa's uneven health care becomes easy prey f... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
Thanks to Margot Lochrenberg for sending the link to this AFP report in HeraldLIVE.co.za: Africa's uneven health care becomes easy prey for Ebola. Excerpt:Threatened by the possible spread of an Ebola epidemic which respects no borders, Africa is divided ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: BIO, Cordaid, Incofin, KfW ... [Published MicroCapital - 2 hours ago]
The Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO), which is owned by the government of Belgium and seeks to support the sustainable development of the private sector; the Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid (Cordaid), a Netherlands-based ...
World Bank report, Zimbabwe's turnaround strate... [Published ABN Digital - YouTube - 6 hours ago]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wio4B5X4mME&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;World Bank report, Zimbabwe's turnaround strategy on African Business News Hosted by Victor Kgomoeswana, ...
Is the U.S. Secretly Egging On Hong Kong Protes... [Published Zero Hedge - 9 hours ago]
The mass demonstrations in Hong Kong are dramatic, indeed . And given that Hong Kong has long enjoyed a more liberal existence under British rule, protests against a more authoritarian Chinese government ( at least it used to be more authoritarian ...
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America in Africa [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
Kerry opens Climate Week NYC with new initiative [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 22 2014]
World waking to Ebola threat? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 05 2014]
Breakingviews: World Bank vs Wall St [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 09 2014]
Breakingviews: World Bank vs Wall St [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 09 2014]
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Bank of America Leaders to Discuss Impact Inves... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Sep 30 2014]
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Govini Powers World Bank's New Open Government ... [Published Financial Services - Sep 17 2014]
IFC Launches "Impact Notes - Green Bonds" for U... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 08 2014]
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