Tag: The World Bank

South Africa Receives $1 Billion Covid-19 Loan From NDB

South Africa received the $1 billion emergency loan that it secured from the New Development Bank to assist in fighting the coronavirus pandemic on July 20, according to the National Treasury. The…

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Okonjo-Iweala for WTO Screening today

The race for who becomes the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation enters a new phase this week as eight candidates from four continents appear before WTO members to…

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For out-of-school children,FG seeks World Bank’s assistance

    The Federal Government has called on the World Bank to assist Nigeria in reducing the number of out-of-school children from 10 to 5 million by the year 2023.…

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W’Bank Earmarks $500m to Fight Locusts, Preserve Food Security in Africa and Middle East

The World Bank Group has approved a $500 million program to help countries in Africa and the Middle East fight the locust swarms that are threatening the food security and…

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