March 12, 2015 — African leaders, including Senegal’s President Macky Sall and former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, met last week in Dakar to discuss how to transform the continent’s higher education system. Read More »
March 10, 2015 — Share your views with student leaders, heads of state, government ministers, entrepreneurs, academics and international development partners as they discuss and develop a common vision for transforming Africa’s higher education system.Read More »
January 14, 2015 — A series of videoconferences organized by the World Bank is promoting ongoing dialogue on Ebola prevention amongst health ministers and officials from seven West African countries.Read More »
October 29, 2014 — The new report finds that Benin, DRC, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, and Togo are among the 10 top improvers worldwide, having improved business regulation the most in the past year among the 189 economies covered.Read More »
The World Bank Group’s emergency response to the Ebola crisis is to help stop the spread of infections, improve public health systems throughout West Africa, and assist countries in coping with the economic impact.
IDA is the part of the World Bank that helps the world’s poorest countries. Established in 1960, IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing loans (called “credits”) and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities, and improve people’s living conditions.