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Increased government investments in cities have improved service delivery, infrastructure and expanded business spaces.

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As the Horn of Africa faces various challenges—including COVID-19—finance ministers recommit to urgently furthering the initiative

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Apr 12, 2017

Building Cheap Homes

Nearly 61% of Kenyans in cities live in slums. Building affordable homes would plug a housing gap and stimulate economic growth.

Mar 31, 2021

The Future of Work in Africa

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020.

CPIA Africa

Africa’s poorest countries saw little to no progress on average in improving the quality of their policy and institutional frameworks in 2018.

IDA in Africa

With IDA’s help, hundreds of millions of people have escaped poverty—through the creation of jobs, access to clean water, schools, roads, nutrition, electricity, and more.

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.

Doing Business in Kenya

The Doing Business report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where your country ranks.

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