Blog | Sep 20, 2017

Despite a huge population of about 100 million, Ethiopia has one of Africa’s lowest rates of inequality. It could do even better.

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REPORT | Sept 19, 2017

South Africa’s share of “gazelles”—young, high-growth firms—is the lowest in emerging economies. A new report suggests changes.

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INFRASTRUCTURE | Sep 7, 2017

The Government of Somalia and the World Bank work to improve urban resiliency and boost stability.

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Africa's Pulse, No. 15, April 2017

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to recover to 2.6 percent in 2017, following a marked deceleration in 2016.

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International Development Association (IDA) in Africa

IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, contributes nearly 50% of its funds to 39 African countries.

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World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Doing Business 2017

The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected ...

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