Daily Archives: October 9, 2019

Huawei Fusion Solar Powers Select Areas of Beijing Daxing International Airport

BEIJING, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On September 25th, Beijing Daxing International Airport, the world’s largest airport, was put into operation. The grid-tied rooftop distributed PV system in the cargo area, east runway, and business jet area has been successfully …

Mozambique: Police Linked to Killing of Election Observer

On October 7, five alleged police officers in a car shot Anastancio Matavele, director of the Forum of NGOs for Gaza (FONGA), after he got into his vehicle following a training session for national election observers in Xai-Xai city, Gaza …

Zimbabwe quadruples electricity prices, pummelling impoverished consumers

The southern African nation is experiencing its worst economic crisis in a decade, seen in triple-digit inflation, 18-hour power cuts and shortages of U.S. dollars, medicines and fuel that have evoked the dark days of the 2008 hyperinflation under late …

Global Uncertainty Continues to Slow Growth in Africa’s Economies

WASHINGTON, Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remained slow through 2019, hampered by persistent uncertainty in the global economy and the slow pace of domestic reforms, according to the 20th edition of Africa’s Pulse, the World Bank’s twice-yearly economic update for the …

Questions and Answers About the World Bank’s Program-for-Results (PforR)

Q: What was the rationale to introduce the Program-for-Results (PforR) financing instrument in January 2012?

Fadia Saadah: The development landscape has changed. Bank clients are increasingly implementing their own programs for development and poverty reduction and are asking development partners …

Minister Skinnari to a seminar on Europe and Africa in Brussels

Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Ville Skinnari will visit Brussels on 9 October. The Minister will speak at a seminar entitled Europe and Africa: Neighbours with a shared future � Investing in people, which is organised by Finland’s …