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Rebuilding the Economy in Southern Sudan

May 8, 2009

Rebuilding the Economy in Southern Sudan

The World Bank Group is helping rebuild the economy in Southern Sudan, a region of Sudan gripped by poverty and recovering from civil war. The World Bank Group is helping rebuild the economy in Southern Sudan, a region of Sudan gripped by poverty and recovering from civil war.

Lighting Africa: A Spotlight on Development

May 8, 2009

Lighting Africa: A Spotlight on Development

Lighting Africa is a unique developmental initiative aimed at providing, safe, reliable, off-grid lighting to millions of people across Africa. Lighting Africa is a unique developmental initiative aimed at providing, safe, reliable, off-grid lighting to millions of people across Africa.

A Bigger Role for IFC in Africa During Crisis

Mar 25, 2009

A Bigger Role for IFC in Africa During Crisis

IFC Vice President Thierry Tanoh has reaffirmed IFC’s commitment to Africa during the financial crisis, spelling out a strategy to provide increased support. IFC Vice President Thierry Tanoh has reaffirmed IFC’s commitment to Africa during the financial crisis, spelling out a strategy to provide increased support.

Faces of Small Business in Malawi

Mar 25, 2009

Faces of Small Business in Malawi

Small businesses are helping strengthen Malawi's economy. IFC is helping these small businesses succeed. Small businesses are helping strengthen Malawi's economy. IFC is helping these small businesses succeed.

New Solutions To Health Crisis

May 28, 2007

New Solutions To Health Crisis

Africa's poorest seek out private health services more often than public health services. The private sector must therefore play a central role in resolving the region's health care crisis. Africa's poorest seek out private health services more often than public health services. The private sector must therefore play a central role in resolving the region's health care crisis.

IFC Kola Bond Opens West African Markets

Dec 15, 2006

IFC Kola Bond Opens West African Markets

IFC marks a new milestone in the development of Africa's local currency bond market, becoming the first nonresident institution to issue a bond denominated in West African francs. IFC marks a new milestone in the development of Africa's local currency bond market, becoming the first nonresident institution to issue a bond denominated in West African francs.

IFC Helps Magadi Soda Address HIV/AIDS

Dec 1, 2005

IFC Helps Magadi Soda Address HIV/AIDS

If you headed a company in a country that has a substantial prevalence of HIV/AIDS, how would you convince your board of directors to endorse free anti-retroviral therapy? If you headed a company in a country that has a substantial prevalence of HIV/AIDS, how would you convince your board of directors to endorse free anti-retroviral therapy?