About 50 million people have escaped extreme poverty because of social safety nets, from pensions to feeding programs, the World Bank said on Wednesday.

Abuja — ‎Nigeria loses an estimated N300 billion annually to treatment and prevention, including loss of man-hours annually to malaria, the National Malaria Eradication Programme (NMEP) has stated.

After multiple headwinds dampened growth in 2017, a nascent rebound in economic activity in Kenya is gaining momentum. Notwithstanding the projected rebound in economic activity risks are tilted to the downside. The Government of Kenya has outlined four big priority areas for the next five years.

The annual Asian Development Outlook an alyzes economic performance in the past year and offers forecasts for the next 2 years for the 45 economies in Asia and the Pacific that make up developing Asia. Growth prospects in the region are upbeat, buoyed by favorable demand at home and abroad.

The association stressed that plastic itself was not a problem, but littering was the real issue that needed to be addressed.

Public Accounts Committee (2017-18), present this Ninetieth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on `Performance of Special Economic Zones (SEZ)' based on C&AG Report No.21 of 2014, relating to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

A business venture by a group of eleven youth in Katebe Village, Kamwenge district is thriving after they got a Shs 7.7 million interest free loan in 2015 from the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP);

The latest Africa Investment Index 2018 (AII) has ranked Ghana high on the list of the most attractive economies for investments flowing into the continent. Ghana has moved up two places to the 16th position showing progress compared to last year’s index where it ranked 18th on the list.

Whether the law will be passed in Parliament is not clear given the long disruption, so an ordinance can also be considered next month.

An historic drought in South Africa’s second largest city has put its vines at risk and now threatens to jeopardize its entire activity.

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