World Bank News

Koech: Why water wars in counties are set to escalate

"Due to the wrangles, the World Bank has withdrawn a Sh130 million facility that was meant to support Muwasco to expand water infrastructure to the lower parts of Murang’a.

The Star Oct 19, 2018

Leveraging Politics For Nigeria’s Economic Growth

Ï% The World Bank funded – Growth and Employment (GEM) Project is focused on supporting businesses in Information, Communication and Technology (ICT), Agro-processing, Entertainment, Tourism and Construction.

Vanguard News Oct 19, 2018

Education Ministry completes text book distribution in public schools

“The government is implementing to the project in conjunction with World Bank and focuses on improving retention of learners in primary education as well as transition to secondary education in arid and semi-a...

Capital News Oct 19, 2018

Kenya’s mortgage rate 6 times more than rent compared to S.Africa’s 1:1 ratio

Speaking at the Urban Development Program organised by the World Bank, Hinga says the government aims to address the cost of land by setting up land banks within counties.

Capital News Oct 19, 2018

Electricity problems can’t be solved by magic – Fashola

The Managing Director, TCN, Usman Mohammed, said the installation of the two units of 100MVA transformers at the Ejigbo Transmission Substation was funded by the World Bank through the firm’s project managemen...

Punch Oct 19, 2018

ITUC flays World Bank report on changes in global work conditions

She said: “It is strange that the World Bank would publish the WDR 2019 as its flagship development research report when most of its central assertions are not backed up by serious analysis or are even contrad...

The Guardian Oct 18, 2018

Mutua creates forum to get residents’ views on budget

Mutua said Machakos county has secured Sh1 billion per year for six years from the World Bank to finance development of roads, water, lighting, solid and liquid waste management, sewerage, emergency services a...

The Star Oct 18, 2018

This is why Nakuru County was chosen to pioneer the affordable housing project

[PHOTO: WILBERFORCE OKWIRI/STANDARD] Nakuru County has most of the critical infrastructure needed for the construction of affordable housing units, the World Bank has said.

The Standard Oct 18, 2018

Pension schemes express unease in taking up key construction jobs

The World Bank has offered to provide technical assistance and a consultant for the consortium to put together a working structure.

The Star Oct 18, 2018

Is Nigeria, others choking on China’s lending glut?

That made China the single largest bilateral financier of infrastructure in Africa, exceeding the combined total of the African Development Bank (ADB), the European Union, International Finance Corporation, the World B...

Vanguard News Oct 18, 2018