Djibouti poverty reduction and power access support

Efforts by the Government of Djibouti to accelerate poverty reduction in the poorest areas of its capital and to expand access to electricity for poor people received further support from the World Bank recently with additional grant financing of US$8.9mn.

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Sub-saharan economies face fiscal strains despite stronger growth

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Average economic growth for rated Sub-Saharan economies is likely to return to pre-financial crisis levels this year, according to Standard & Poor's report.

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South African supermarket chain shows 10 per cent real growth

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For the first quarter ended September 2010, the Shoprite Group grew turnover by 9.7 per cent in a trading environment which showed no improvement from the extremely depressed market conditions that characterised the financial year to June 2010.

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Zambia’s farmers financial needs and meeting them


Stanbic focuses on Agriculture in Zambia

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African Jobs scarcity leads to gender disparities in labour markets

Book published by the World Bank shows that gender inequalities remain a concern in African labour markets despite variations from one country to another.

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