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19 Nov
Limited transparency will delay critical debt reconciliation and restructuring of the poorest countries, the World Bank Group President, David Malpass, has warned.
15 Oct
President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass, is seeking cooperation of the global community on a set of action points to prevent the looming debt crisis.
11 Oct
Debt loads in low-income countries surged 12 percent to a record $860 billion in 2020 amid the pandemic, prompting World Bank President David Malpass on Monday to call for a "comprehensive plan" to deal with the issue. "Sustainable debt levels are vital for economic recovery and poverty reduction," he said. Efforts to combat Covid-19 exacerbated…
30 Sep
World Bank president David Malpass, in Sudan on Thursday for the first visit in nearly 40 years by a head of the development body, praised the country's reforms but cautioned against "political slippage".
20 May
The World Bank has revealed a spending plan of $150 billion to support Africa in the next five years.
19 Feb 2020
While the debt stock of Africa’s economies recorded a whopping 150 per cent rise in the past 10 years, with new obligations in the pipe, two multilateral banks of global repute and major creditors, are own trading blame over who caused the alarming borrowings.
15 Jan 2020
The regulatory environment for women’s economic participation has improved over the past two years, but Nigeria is missing mention among 40 countries that enacted 62 reforms that will help women.
2 Jan 2020
Concerns about global debt are heightening from the office of World Bank President, David Malpass, as the obligations exceeded a $250 trillion mark in 2019.
19 Dec 2019
A wave of debt in emerging and developing nations has grown faster and larger than in any period of the last five decades and could end with another crisis
3 Oct 2019
The World Bank Group, yesterday, estimated the external debt profile of developing countries at $7.8 trillion, but Nigeria has 0.33 per cent of the value.
20 Jun 2019
The cost of not investing in strategic infrastructure may not only pose challenge to ease of doing business, but also Nigeria and other economies...
5 Jun 2019
Growth in Nigeria- the largest economy of Africa, would remain subdued in 2019 at 2.1 per cent, the World Bank Group's latest economic...

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