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Nigeria: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in final race to become…

The World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Thursday South Korea's trade minister and a Harvard-trained former Nigerian finance minister were in running to become the next director-general of the Geneva-based body, ensuring a woman in…

Coronavirus, a global issue – IMF, Heads of…

The International Monetary Fund, (IMF) and World Bank Group on Wednesday announced other measures to curb the impact of the coronavirus on the world’s economy and health. “We know the disease is spreading quickly with…

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World Bank update, a reminder of our plan…

For the first time, Uganda’s major external funding partner, the World Bank, in its 14th Uganda Economic Update, emphasised Social Protection programmes as an important policy tool for building resilience and supporting households to invest…

World Bank In Talks With Nigeria Over New…

The World Bank says it is in talks with the Nigerian government for a $2.5 billion loan to resolve the problems of the country's power sector. World Bank's Vice President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem said…