In November, 2011, the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Boards of Directors approved an US$86 million loan and US$82 million Partial Risk Guarantee to support the Kribi Gas Power Project in Cameroon that is expected to generate electricity to over 160,000 households in Cameroon. The US$86 million IFC loan and US$86 […]
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Ms. Efua Gambrah-Sampaneh of Ashesi University in Ghana came first and will receive a prize money of $500, Mr.Ayita Oluwafisayomi of OAU-IFE in Nigeria, was second and will receive $300, Samuel Mwangi of MASENU-KENYA, third position with $200 prize money. Five honourable mentions, receiving $100 each are Tola Oyetunde of […]
This is a new video from Atlas talking about the morality of profit. Do well to have a look!
The Marriott Hotel in Islamabad symbolises Pakistan’s profound problems with terrorism and its amazing spirit of survival. Three years ago, a truck laden with explosives destroyed the landmark building in the centre of the nation’s lush capital, killing 54 people in a blast that left a 60ft-wide crater and was heard more than ten miles […]
by Thompson Ayodele One of the primary objectives of the African Union is to foster economic and political integration of the continent. Aside from African Union, there are other regional organisations established to foster economic integration within a particular region. Effective integration in Africa is seen as one of the ways to overcome the […]
17/04/2005 Telegraph.co.uk Have you purchased your obligatory white band? Did Sir Bob Geldof send you an e-mail recently, reminding you to ogle his celebrity colleagues "clicking" away on television? Did you join the all-night vigil at Westminster Abbey to shiver in the cold and "wake up the government" about the need to "make poverty history"? […]
Independent Institute, November 7, 2005 Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa will step down this week, complying with his constitutional term limits. He will be the third African leader in recent times to honorably leave office following the departure of Nelson Mandela of South Africa and Jerry Rawlings of my country, Ghana. At the same time that […]
by Franklin Cudjoe Wall Street Journal, December 14, 2005; Page A20 Famine in Niger is no surprise — desert wastes, locusts and decades of Marxist rule keep it second-to-last on the world poverty list. Famine in the fertile climes of southern and eastern Africa, however, seems more shocking. But there’s a common thread: centralized […]