World Bank Group

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Name: World Bank Group (The world Bank)
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

World Bank to help Kenyan firms increase their African presence

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.NAIROBI, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank's political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm on Friday said it will help Kenyan firms to expand their African presence.Visiting Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Deal with World Bank for Mizoram road project

The link to Bangladesh will facilitate greater bilateral trade and access to the Port of Chittagong.A $107-million  credit line signed between Mizoram, the Centre and the World Bank Thursday is expected to link the Northeast’s southern most state with ... [Published Indian Express - 11 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Digital payments key to economic growth - World Bank report

Back to news29 Aug, 2014World Bank report says governments should initiate steps to enhance the use of digital payments in emerging countries.The Digital Banking Club requires FREE registration for full content access. Click here and register in 1 mi ... [Published Digital Banking Club - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Government of India and World Bank Sign $107 Million Agreement to Connect Mizoram with Bangladesh and Myanmar via Roads

at 17:53 PM EDT NEW DELHI, 28th Aug. 2014 (WAM) – The Government of India, the Government of Mizoram, and the World Bank today signed a $107 million credit agreement for the Mizoram State Roads II – Regional Transport Connectivity Project to improve transport ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 28 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

India Signs Loan Agreements with World Bank for IDA Assistance of US $ 107 Million for Second Mizoram State Roads Project

A Credit Agreement for World Bank (IDA) assistance of US$ 107 million for Second Mizoram State Roads Project (MSRP II) has been signed between the Government of India and the World Bank here today. This Agreement was signed by Shri Nilaya Mitash, Joint ... [Published Press Information Bureau India - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

Takuya Kamata Appointed World Bank Country Manager for Nepal

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 -- World Bank issued the following news release: Mr. Takuya Kamata has been appointed the World Bank's Country Manager for Nepal. Mr. Kamata, a Japanese national, joined the World Bank in 199 ... [Published TVNewsCheck - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Nigeria : KADUNA STATE, in partnership with World Bank builds 470 kilometres of roads in RURAL COMMUNITIES

The Kaduna State government has been recommenced by the World Bank for its performance as a pilot state in the execution of the Rural Access Mobility Project (RAMP) that the state government has entered upon in collaboration with the global bank.... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

Climate change on agenda at SIDS conference

The World Bank Group's Vice President, and Special Envoy for Climate Change, Rachel Kyte will be one of those attending the conference.She says small island states are the most likely to suffer the adverse effects of climate change and yet they have limited ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 8 reports

Rwanda economy to grow by 5.7 percent -W/Bank

Copyright : APARwanda’s economy is expected to grow by 5.7 percent in 2014 and 6.6 percent in 2013, the World Bank said in the Rwanda Economic Update (REU) report launched on Thursday.According to the report, growth during the last decade was driven by ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 6 reports

Digital Payments Vital to Economic Growth, World Bank Report

Washington DC - infoZine - The report examines, for the first time, growing evidence from around the world about how digital payments offer immediate benefits for both senders and receivers in developing economies, as well as the ability of such payments ... [Published Kansas City Infozine - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Power sector reforms gridlocked

According to reports, this July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked scientists from the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to make sure that India’s nuclear power capacity by 2024 is tripled from the present capacity of 5,780 MW. This was bolstered by ... [Published Panchabuta - Cleantech & Renewable Energy in India - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Rwanda: World Bank to Support Forest Restoration and Conservation

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 -- World Bank issued the following news release: The World Bank'sBoard of Executive Directors today approved a total of US$9.3 million in trust fund grants for the Government of Rwanda to help boost land management of the Gishwati ... [Published TVNewsCheck - Aug 28 2014]

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"Delegates at the meeting will boost trans-boundary cooperation and collaboration among countries and organisations via intelligence sharing and exchange of knowledge and skills" said Megh Bahadur Pandey, SAWEN's chief enforcement coordinator
"But the doctor, a nice and conscientious professional suspected that Dr. Enemuo was either hiding something or was suffering from a strange ailment because he proved negative to malaria, fever and typhoid fever. To be sure of what he was doing, he spoke to other very experienced doctors about the strange case he was handling in his hospital."
"We are confronted with a serious public health emergency that has already claimed precious human lives. Ebola has claimed the lives of doctors, nurses, other health personnel, and ordinary people in four countries within our sub-region" he said, adding that the disease had tainted the whole of Africa
He said, "While I was studying abroad, I heard about so many stories of Vietnamese people who line up for hours just to get tickets to get home for Tet. I thought, 'What a waste of time!' and decided to start a business to make the process easier."

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[Comment] China's global health strategy [Published The Lancet - 8 hours ago]
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