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That ruling followed demands for shorter emails and reports. Officials complained Mr Romer cut off staff he thought were droning on in meetings and cancelled the bank’s Global Monitoring Report after he could not determine its purpose, according to someone close to the bank.

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"World Bank gaffe or Irresponsibility" (Edited in FT 27/5/2017)

World Bank gaffe or irresponsibility?
Professor Wadan Narsey

One does not expect World Bank (WB) to make an irresponsible statement or even commit a minor “gaffe” about Public Debt in a poor country like Fiji where every tax dollar misspent is important to the lives of ordinary citizens. 2,034 more words

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Sokoto Government liaison World Bank N9billion for Environmental Project

The Sokoto State Environment Commissioner, Alhaji Bello Sifawa, made this disclosure on Friday 26 May 2017 at a press briefing to mark the Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s 2 years in office in Sokoto, Nigeria… 227 more words

Mozambique's gas boom dream under threat

The small, palm-fringed fishing town of Palma was meant to become a symbol of Mozambique’s glittering future, transformed by one of the world’s largest liquefied natural gas projects. 841 more words


Poverty facts you need to know

“Poverty” is defined as an economic condition of lacking both money and basic necessities needed to successfully live, such as food, water, utilities, and housing. There are many working definitions of “poverty,” with considerable debate on how to best define the term. 421 more words

Yr 4s at St Mary Magdalene Primary join in our Power to Be campaign

To end a very special RE week on Friday 19 May CAFOD’s Education volunteer Cathy Stormonth delivered workshops at St Mary Magdalene School to two Year 4 classes on Pope Francis’ message – Laudato Si’ about Caring for Our Common Home. 385 more words

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Most of the world falls short in terms of pandemic diseases preparedness - World Bank

Most nations are not prepared to confront epidemic diseases.

The World Bank disclosed on Thursday that nations are failing to invest enough money and resources to curb and prevent the potential global spread of disease that could kill millions of people. 239 more words