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World Bank - at it again: pushing for privatization despite its failings

No matter how the World Bank likes to wrap itself up in gentle talk about helping the poor, their agenda remains quite clear: to support the rich. 253 more words

Actions, Struggles

Iraq’s Private Sector is Anxious About Economic Development

World Bank and IMF ensured the economic growth and development in the Iraq economy. The economic policies of the government and the monetary policies of central bank of Iraq, worked well for Iraq economy. 166 more words

Iraq News

Angola on the Rise Despite Ratings Change

(Syndicated article courtesy of The Habari Network)

Angola remains a key economic performer in the continent despite a change in its global rating.  “We first put Angola on a positive outlook way back in May 2012. 435 more words

World News

World Bank Approves $250m For Water Supplies In Nigeria

The World Bank, in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja via Mr. Bamidele Oladokun, says it has approved a credit of 250 million US dollars to help the Nigerian Government continue its efforts to increase access to water supply services. 81 more words

News

In An Unequal World, We Need Inclusive Growth

By Jim Yong Kim

For a very long time, the rich have known to some extent how the poor around the world live. What_s new in today’s world is that the best-kept secret from the poor, namely, how the rich live, is now out. 683 more words

Where Does the "$1 Trillion in Annual Bribes" Number Come From?

Given the generally accepted view that bribery is widespread around the world, it probably doesn’t make sense to get too hung up over the specific numbers. 465 more words

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