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10 Nigerian universities, Others Share $150 Million World Bank Fund

The 10 Nigerian universities will get (N11.2 billion).
The World Bank on Thursday approved $150 million (N24 billion) to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa. 802 more words


World Bank sees 6.9% growth of Philippine economy

The World Bank (WB) has projected a 6.9 percent growth of the Philippine economy, reflecting the current construction boom following the devastation caused by the natural disasters. 513 more words


Russia and China announce decoupling trade from Dollar - The End for the USA is nigh

For those of you who want to better understand this info and its significance . . . ~J

Peter Koenig
Global Research
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:13 CDT… 741 more words


Strengthening Global Collaboration to Support Urban Resilience

Nine institutions including the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) announced a new global collaboration at the World Urban Forum in Medellin, Colombia, expressing their collective commitment to help cities improve resilience to disaster and climate risks, as well as to economic and other systemic shocks. 466 more words

Nigeria becomes Africa’s largest economy after GDP revision

Nigeria has begun using a new base year for its GDP calculations and has added new sectors to the economy. The change in calculation has nearly doubled its GDP estimate for 2013. 683 more words


World Bank Endorses Zimbabwe’s Socioeconomic Transformation Agenda

(Syndicated article courtesy of The Habari Network)

Zimbabwe’s latest economic blueprint, the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socioeconomic Transformation (ZimAsset), received a critical boost after the World Bank endorsed it.   361 more words

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Anti-Black Sentiments+War on Drugs=Mass Incarceration: It's a Scam!

Don’t fall for it, people. The War on Drugs was invented by Uncle Sam to justify locking up the U.S.’s entire population of African-Americans. Sound like slavery? 784 more words