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With reduced-cost solar energy made possible by matching grants, Somali businesses are able to stay open later, creating new jobs.

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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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Meet Hodan Ali, a government representative and activist working to lift the voices of Somali women in government.

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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.

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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.

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Country Office Contacts

Main Office Contact
Delta Center
Menengai Road, Upper Hill
PO Box 30577-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
+254-20-293-6061
For general information and inquiries
Kristina Svensson
Country Manager
Nairobi, Kenya
+254202936061
For project-related issues and complaints
somaliaalert@worldbank.org