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A new economic analysis says digital technologies show the greatest promise in supporting faster economic recovery.

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Sheilla Ayebare says economic empowerment through skills training and start-up loans is one way to end child marriage.

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Horn of Africa

A new report says the Horn of Africa, one of the world’s most challenging regions, also presents a unique opportunity for economic

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Coronavirus Sparks Recession

The latest economic analysis for the region predicts the pandemic could cost as much as $79 billion in output losses for 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 Uganda

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

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