World Bank Report Shows How to Boost Private Sector Investment in Africa’s Transmission Sector

A new World Bank report released yesterday called for increased private sector investment in Africa’s under-developed electricity transmission infrastructure, a vital ingredient for reaching...

IDA Aims to Boost Togo’s Economy, Support a Vibrant Private Sector

World Bank Group Vice President of Development Finance, Axel van Trotsenburg, met with Togolese government officials in Lome today to discuss opportunities for the...

World Bank Supports Road Connectivity in Northern Ghana

The World Bank approved today a $150 million International Development Association credit for Transport Sector Improvement Project (TSIP) in Ghana. It will help improve...

Changing the Environmental Trajectory to Build Sustainable Cities in Africa

The Nakivubo wetland, one of several large wetland systems within and around the Ugandan city of Kampala, is severely degraded. The volumes of contaminated...

New World Bank Project in Djibouti to Fund Electricity Connections for 14,000 Households

In support of the government of Djibouti’s goal of achieving universal access to electricity by 2035, the World Bank is launching a new...

African Development Bank approves $343,000 to enhance honey production in Rwanda

The African Development Bank, in partnership with the Organisation pour la Promotion de la Contribution Active de la Femme Rwandaise au Developpement (SERUKA) –...

The new wave of Entrepreneurship in Africa

The African malaise Africa is a continent of diversity rooted in countless shades of culture and tradition, endowed with resources as far as the mind...

Mauritius: Organic Research Station Launched At Pamplemousses

An Organic Research Station was inaugurated at the Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute in Pamplemousses in the presence of the Minister of...

Mauritius: Three Major By-Pass Projects in the Pipeline to Further Improve Road System

Three major by-pass projects are in the pipeline for this year, in Mauritius. They are: the construction of the Cap Malheureux Bypass cutting through...

Ethiopia Emerges East Africa’s Economic Giant

Ethiopia has emerged as East Africa’s economic giant with its economic growth fixed at 10.8%, indicating more progress than its neighbour, Kenya. According to the...