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Regional Integration

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

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Africa’s Pulse

The latest analysis says COVID-19 has increased the adoption of digital technology, key to the region’s recovery post-pandemic.

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Hafez Ghanem

Vice President, Eastern and Southern Africa

Ousmane Diagana

Vice President, Western and Central Africa

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Strong Policies Can Support Economic Recovery

The latest economic analysis for the region predicts predicts economic activity will decline by 3.3 percent in 2020, confirming the region’s first recession in 25 years.

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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