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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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PANDEMIC RESPONSE

Official creditors—with the Bank Group and IMF—have mobilized up to $57 billion for African countries to fight against COVID-19.

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Hafez Ghanem

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Albert G. Zeufack

Chief Economist

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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.

Africa’s Human Capital Plan

Read the World Bank’s plan to support African countries to strengthen the quantity, efficiency and impact of investments in people.

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