Transparency International, the leading civil society organisation tackling corruption worldwide, will release its 21st annual Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 at 5am Berlin time (4am GMT). This year’s index ranks 168 countries/territories by their perceived levels of… Read More ›
The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a US$ 50 million credit for the Nai Manzil: Education and Skills Training for Minorities Project to help young people from minority communities complete their education and gain from market-driven training programs with the aim of improving their employment outcomes.
The Government of Bangladesh today signed an agreement with the World Bank for a $100 million grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for the ongoing Third Primary Education Development Program (PEDP3). The grant will help 19.5 million children in primary school to receive primary education and complete grade 5.
In the 10 years that Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid has been Ruler of Dubai, the emirate has not only defied a global economic crisis, but emerged from it bigger, better, stronger, smarter – and happier. It was less than a… Read More ›
Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, has urged followers to get off Facebook and run 365 miles in 2016. The new challenge to his 47 million followers, ‘get up and go run’ posted in a Facebook post published on January 4th 2016,… Read More ›
Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will visit Nigeria and Cameroon during January 4–9, 2016, to engage with policy makers and other stakeholders in both countries and from the region and to underline the IMF’s… Read More ›
Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara thanked President Koroma for the appointment and the confidence reposed in him.