The Brics grouping of emerging economies have reached a deal to establish a development bank that would rival Western-backed institutions.
In the countries in transition in the Arab world, the force unleashed by the revolts can be harnessed to kick-start their economies with well-adapted policy frameworks.
The United Nations, the African Union, the west African organisation Ecowas and the World Bank met yesterday to discuss how to help Mali get back on its feet. Talks were primarily on how to ...
The World Bank is warning of the dangers of climate change.
The World Bank has said that Africa’s farmers have the potential to grow enough food to feed the continent and avoid future food crises if countries remove cross-border restrictions on the ...
In 10 short years enough land to grow food for a billion hungry people has been sold off in developing countries, according to Oxfam.
Poverty and the economy in Nigeria and a look back at the rule of Idi Amin in Uganda - both subjects covered in the African papers today...
A report by the World Bank released yesterday has ruled that the current Palestinian political and economic setup is unsustainable due to heavy reliance on foreign aid.
Ghana's press looks at the career of John Evans Atta Mills after his sudden death Tuesday.
The World Bank has been headed by an American since it was formed in 1944.