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1 Future Global Economic Growth Signals The End Of Extreme Poverty
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

9 November 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released an encouraging report on Friday that forecasts a balance of global economic power

Created on 2012-11-09 05:00:00
2 13,000 Egyptian children crossed the Mediterranean alone last year
( Elections - GlobalPost )

Content by: GlobalPost

CAIRO, Egypt — More and more Egyptians are making the dangerous journey to Europe — just one part of a wave of migration from Africa that is only getting worse.

But what is especially

Created on 2015-05-11 16:03:18
3 6 endangered animals that poachers are hunting into extinction
( Africa - GlobalPost )

Do you want the bad news or the even worse news?

The bad news you probably already know: Cecil the lion, one of Zimbabwe’s best loved wild animals, was slain last

Created on 2015-07-30 19:41:42
4 A new start for jobs and growth in Greece: Commission mobilises more than €35 billion from the EU budget
( European Union News )
Created on 2015-07-15 12:19:00
5 A year ago the Islamic State took its first major city. And what a year it has been
( Conflict Zones - GlobalPost )

Content by: GlobalPost

Editor's note: This is Chatter, our morning rundown of what you need and want to know around the world. Fortunately for us all, you can have Chatter emailed to you every

Created on 2015-06-10 16:09:03
6 AfDB hosts first APNODE Annual General Meeting
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) will host the first annual general meeting of the African Parliamentarians’ Network on Development Evaluation (APNODE) on July 23-24, 2015 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan.

Created on 2015-07-24 14:55:00
7 AfDB issues $20 million infrastructure bonds for a Japanese life insurance company
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently sold USD 20 million in infrastructure bonds to Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company (Fukoku Life). The company was the sole investor in the bond.

Created on 2015-07-22 17:10:00
8 AfDB issues $20 million Infrastructure Bonds to Japan’s Life Insurance Company
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) sold $20 million in infrastructure bonds to the Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company (Fukoku Life). Fukoku Life was the sole investor in the transaction.

Africa still has massive infrastructure needs.

Created on 2015-07-29 14:18:00
9 AfDB launches new speaker series: Former Heads of State, Kaberuka and distinctive Africans expected at 1st edition
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is pleased to announce the launch of an annual speaker series known as The Baobab Forum on Monday, August 31, 2015 at its Abidjan headquarters.

Created on 2015-08-19 09:56:00
10 AfDB President Urges Japanese Businesses to Invest in Africa
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Donald Kaberuka, has urged Japanese businesses to take advantage of the comparative cost of labour to invest in mutually beneficial production in Africa.

Created on 2015-07-27 18:32:00
11 AfDB Road Investment in Cameroon cuts Journey Time by Half – New Evaluation Finds
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

A recently concluded evaluation from the Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) function of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has revealed that the Bank’s substantial investment during the period 2004-2013 in road infrastructure resulted in time savings and a 40 percent drop in cost of transporting people and goods.

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Created on 2015-08-03 08:05:00
12 AfDB SME Program: Enhancing Inclusive Growth and Job Creation in Burkina Faso
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Fidelis Finance signed on 30 July 2015 a loan agreement for the equivalent of EUR 2.5 million under the Africa SME Program on July 30, 2015 to support SMEs in Burkina Faso.

Created on 2015-07-30 16:39:00
13 AfDB Supports Competitiveness of Moroccan Economy with $114.5 Million
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco signed on 28 July 2015 three funding agreements today in Casablanca, Morocco, for one loan and two grants to a total of $114.5 million, or about 1.13 billion dirhams.

Created on 2015-07-28 19:58:00
14 AfDB’s Africa Information Highway selected as one of the most innovative data initiatives in the world
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has selected the African Development Bank’s Africa Information Highway as one of the most innovative ...

Created on 2015-08-18 15:15:00
15 AfDB’s support for countries underscored at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

Africa Development Bank’s Vice President, Solomon Asamoah, represented the Bank at the just concluded Global Entrepreneurship Summit that took place July 25th- 26th 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Now in its sixth year, the event was co-hosted by US President, Barak Obama, and his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Created on 2015-08-06 17:16:00
16 Ahead of G20 Meeting, Officials Express Concern over Rising Inequality
( Global Development )

Photo: G20

Content by: South-South News

12 August 2013, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - Rising inequality and higher levels of poverty are an increasing cause of concern for long-term economic growth and political stability, experts and ministers have declared ahead of the upcoming meeting of the G20 Summit in St...

Created on 2013-08-12 20:10:06
17 Aided By UN Staff, Malian Refugees Prepare To Vote In Sunday’s Election
( Global Development )

Photo by: UN Photo / Blagoje Grujic

9 August 2013, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - The United Nations has mobilized its personnel to assist Mali's election authorities in reaching distant refugees ahead of Sunday's presidential runoff election.

Created on 2013-08-09 04:00:00
18 Americans just got a little bit of their freedom back
( World News - GlobalPost )

Editor's note: This is Chatter, our morning rundown of what you need and want to know around the world. Fortunately for us all, you can have Chatter emailed to you every

Created on 2015-06-01 16:04:51
19 Artist Tania Bruguera speaks out after Cuba arrest
( World News - GlobalPost )
 
Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera in Havana on Wednesday upon her released from a police station. (Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera, detaine...

Created on 2015-01-02 15:40:00
20 AU Commission Chairperson’s condolence message following deaths in the Mediterranean seas
( African Union News )
Created on 2015-05-12 17:04:34

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