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Private sector holds significant potential to drive Zimbabwe's growth: World Bank

Xinhua 02 Mar 2024
... existing and emerging opportunities for the private sector to drive economic growth in the country, the World Bank said in its "Country Private Sector Diagnostic" report on Zimbabwe released Friday.

Egyptian FM calls for Gaza ceasefire before Ramzan

The Siasat Daily 02 Mar 2024
The Egyptian Minister emphasised that the military actions during Ramzan would not only affect civilians in Gaza and the West Bank but also create a tense atmosphere in the Arab and Muslim world, Xinhua news agency reported.

Green: Taxpayers' $3B supplying Clean Ports Program

Jacksonville Daily News 02 Mar 2024
Federal money comes from the $891 million Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 ... ports,” a release from the U.S ... It ranks No. 44 in the world, according to the technical report produced by the World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence. .

India has officially eliminated 'extreme poverty': US report

Khaleejtimes 02 Mar 2024
... in a report ... The data show a strikingly lower number of poor people in India, at both thresholds, than those estimated by the World Bank ... Paytm terminates some ties with troubled banking unit Dubai.

Ministry report claims schoolchildren lack proficiency in mathematics, science

Dawn 02 Mar 2024
... from LUMS, Maliha Hyder and Toby Linden from the World Bank, and Georgina Glasby from Cambridge International Assessment also spoke at the report launch to share their recommendations and analysis.

PM Modi govt's ‘strong policy thrust’ led India to officially eliminate 'extreme poverty': US Report. 10 things to know

Live Mint 02 Mar 2024
... at both thresholds, than those estimated by the World Bank.The Brookings report presented a chart showing India's Headcount Poverty Ratio for both the 1.9 USD PPP and the 3.2 USD PPP from 1977-78.

South Sudan’s oil at risk due to Sudan civil war

Al Monitor 02 Mar 2024
S&P Global Insights reported on Thursday that the Dar Petroleum Oil ... The product is responsible for 90% of the country’s revenue and nearly all of its exports, the World Bank noted in a 2022 report.

Report urges state to cut BEE premium to reduce VAT

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Mar 2024
World Bank data shows that South Africa appeared to improve corruption busting in the mid-2000s but, overall, between 1996 and 2022, it suffered the worst relative decline in corruption control of any ...

Eben Joels: FG Must Promote Policies That Facilitate Access to Credit for SMEs

This Day 02 Mar 2024
It will take some time for the CBN itself to gain the confidence the world had in it as a trusted regulator ...  The World Bank has said 130 million Nigerians are facing multidimensional poverty.

Banking on the World Bank’s knowledge

Gulf-Times 01 Mar 2024
Amid a cascade of intertwined challenges, including public-health emergencies, climate change, and violent conflict, that threaten to reverse decades of hard-won development progress, the World Bank ...

Threat of standoff stoking Israel, Lebanon border fears

China Daily 01 Mar 2024
Last December, the World Bank published its Lebanon Economic Monitor Fall 2023 "In the Grip of a New Crisis" report, noting that spillover effects from the ongoing conflict centered on nearby Gaza ...

Dennis P. Farrell, 73, banker found joy in helping people

The Buffalo News 01 Mar 2024
News Staff Reporter. Dennis Farrell had a 44-year career in banking, but it wasn't money that attracted him to the world of finance ... Farrell took a job at Liberty Bank, and became a teller.

New Islamic bank to launch in UAE

Khaleejtimes 29 Feb 2024
The UAE is the world’s fourth largest Islamic finance market with Islamic banking assets representing 23 per cent of the total banking assets in the country (Source ... A recent Deloitte report found that ...

UAE announces the launch of a new Islamic bank in this emirate

Al Khabar 29 Feb 2024
ICD-LSEG Islamic Finance Development Report 2023). The UAE stands as the world's fourth-largest Islamic finance market, with Islamic banking assets constituting 23% of the country's total banking assets (source. Central Bank of the UAE).

World must act to stem surge of polluting trash, UN warns

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 29 Feb 2024
It follows a 2018 a report by the World Bank, which estimated that the world would generate 3.4 billion tons of waste annually by 2050 ... "The findings of this report demonstrate that the world urgently ...