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US must try to bridge divide between Africa’s economic innovators and its political class

The Hill 07 Feb 2023
The crisis also showcased the nimbleness of Africa’s public-private partnerships, including financial institutions like the African Finance Corporation and the African Export-Import Bank, which moved in to fill the financing gaps for vaccines and brought liquidity to depressed economies.
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Scottish clothing retailer M&Co to shut all its 170 stores this Easter with almost 2,000 ...

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
M&Co will close all its 170 stores across the UK this Easter. The 189-year-old clothing retailer – which used to be known as Mackays and its one of the most prominent fashion chains in Scotland – crashed into administration in December ... Job losses ... Beijing's big push for African iron... Rothschild family to take historic investment bank private... .
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Rich nations pledged to pay for climate damages; where's the money?

Stars and Stripes 02 Feb 2023
Kerry wants to tap development banks — institutions that use government funds to spur economic growth in developing countries — to attract private investment ... But, he added, the development banks could provide concessionary loans and reduce risks for private investors ... Other sources included South African and international private capital, U.S.
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AfDB and IFAD to build food systems resilience in Africa through ‘Mission 1 for 200’ initiative

Joy Online 30 Jan 2023
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have agreed to establish an initiative to enhance investment for the agriculture and food sectors in the private sector in Africa ... IFAD and the African Development Bank Group.
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Africa should aim to end food imports, says Senegal president

Business Day 26 Jan 2023
The meeting is meant to mobilise political commitment, development partner support and private sector investment to increase food production in Africa, said the African Development Bank (AfDB), which is backing the summit ... The bank will commit $10bn over the next five years to support development in food and agriculture, he said.
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Africa needs to learn to feed itself, says Senegal president

Reuters 25 Jan 2023
The meeting is meant to mobilize political commitment, development partner support and private sector investment to increase food production in Africa, said the African Development Bank, which is backing the summit.
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President Higgins calls for urgent response to Africa's food security issues

RTE 25 Jan 2023
At the high-level gathering in Dakar, Mr Higgins addressed 25 Heads of African states, governors of African central banks, representatives from development agencies, NGOs, private sector stakeholders, academics and scientists. President Higgins is the only non-African Head of State to attend the Summit.
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“Cheaper and Cleaner”: Africa pledges to move towards renewable energy at COP27 

Offshore Technology 19 Jan 2023
AGHA, with the support of the United Nations Climate Change, the Green Hydrogen Organization and the African Development Bank, calls for greater collaboration between governments and the private sector to unlock the needed investment. .
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Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa commits $1 million to drive electric mobility shift in seven African countries

Algeria Times 01 Feb 2023
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) of the African Development Bank Group will provide a $1 million ... “The African Development Bank is committed to building a sustainable and more climate-resilient future by catalysing private investment in low-carbon solutions.
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South Africa's ANC: monetary policy should factor in growth, jobs and rand

Reuters 13 Jan 2023
The document on the conference resolutions also said the constitutional independence of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) must be reaffirmed and that the private ownership of the bank must be corrected in a way that does not enrich speculators or overburden public finances.
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New AfDB, WWF Study Calls for Increased Investment in Africa’s Biodiversity

This Day 09 Jan 2023
Arona Soumare, Principal Climate Change and Green Growth Officer at the African Development Bank, insisted on the opportunities to scale up public and private finance for biodiversity and the need to achieve ambitious GBF, in line with the development priorities of the countries and using all existing financial instruments.
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Israel’s new government unveils plan to weaken Supreme Court

Al Jazeera 05 Jan 2023
Netanyahu’s ultra-Orthodox and ultranationalist allies have also said they hope to scrap Supreme Court rulings outlawing Israeli outposts on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank. They would also seek to allow for the protracted detention of African asylum-seekers and ...
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Israel’s justice minister unveils judicial overhaul

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 05 Jan 2023
If Levin's proposed "override" law is passed, Netanyahu's ultra-Orthodox and ultra-nationalist allies have said they hope to scrap Supreme Court rulings outlawing Israeli outposts on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.
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Israel's new government unveils plan to weaken Supreme Court

McAlester News-Capital 05 Jan 2023
If Levin’s proposed “override” law is passed, Netanyahu’s ultra-Orthodox and ultranationalist allies have said they hope to scrap Supreme Court rulings outlawing Israeli outposts on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.
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Israel unveils controversial plans to overhaul judicial system

The Observer 04 Jan 2023
If Levin’s proposed “override” law is passed, Netanyahu’s ultra-Orthodox and ultranationalist allies have said they hope to scrap supreme court rulings outlawing Israeli outposts on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.

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