The president of the World Bank commends D’Banj

by Chinwe Okafor When money speaks, it communicates in flesh via the World Bank President, Jim Kim and this time, it is talking to D’Banj. D’Banj has decided to devote this year (2015) to the African Union’s year of Women’s empowerment, encouraging global artist to raise awareness about poverty and other related issues. Jim Kim had […]

World Bank: Ebola is crippling West Africa’s economy

By Onimisi Raymond The current Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2,600 people, according to the World Health Organisation. However, the number of cases could end up in “hundreds of thousands”, and estimates from the World Bank indicate that unless the crisis is quickly contained, the financial impact will be devastating. Reports from the World […]

Zimbabwe has huge mining potential, says World Bank

by Lily Rashida

The World Bank stated that Zimbabwe will unlock between US$5bn and $15bn in mining investment potential by 2018, but only if President Mugabe’s government addresses the regulatory, operational uncertainty and infrastructure bottlenecks that are holding back growth in the sector. Read more about Zimbabwe has huge mining potential, says World Bank