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16 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

More than 20 years ago, Museveni was righta but the world brushed him off

Last week, I met an expired admirer of President Yoweri Museveni, who used to work with the World Bank in Washington and quit in disillusionment.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Opinion

20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Many D.C. streets closing for U.S.-Africa summit next week

Centers of activity - and street closings - during the summit will be the National Academy of Sciences, the White House and the Mandarin Oriental hotel.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Foggy Bottom (Washington, DC), Sports

Yesterday | New Media Journal

The Bear is Loose

Sol W. Sanders is a former correspondent for Business Week, US News & World Report and United Press International.

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Related Topix: Prison, United Press International, IT Services, Media, Vladimir Putin

Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Obama bids to forge African ties

When Uganda sought bids last month for an $8 billion contract to expand the East African nation's rail network, it only invited Chinese companies to apply.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Washington, World News, South Africa, Canada, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Foreign Policy

Development Deja Vu

How can the new BRICS bank avoid repeating the same mistakes and egregious human rights violations of the World Bank? The BRICS countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa -- announced last week that they are launching two new institutions: the New Development Bank and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement .

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American Reporter

Market MoverDEAR Andrew: There's this Guy Named Obama

In July 1944, with victory over Germany and Japan in sight, 730 delegates from all 44 Allied nations gathered in the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, N.H., to shape the economic system for the post-World War II world.

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Related Topix: Bretton Woods, NH

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Obama calls Afghan candidates as vote recount drags on

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and Afghanistan's presidential candidates Abdullah and Ghani smile together after announcing a deal for the auditing of all Afghan election votes at the United Nations Compound in Kabul WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Friday called Afghanistan's presidential candidates who are fighting over who won a June 14 ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Russia Taday

Big BRICS for smaller nations: How unconditional can the NDB conditions be?

Jhinuk Chowdhury is a former journalist based in India and is currently working as an independent writer.

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Related Topix: Africa, Mali, World News, Opinion

AkiPress

14:18 World Bank Regional Director for Central Asia evolves on Rogun...

Saroj Kumar Jha, World Bank Regional Director for Central Asia, spoke about Rogun Assessment Studies after the fifth information-sharing and consultation meetings on the studies took place on July 14-18 to discuss the draft Techno-Economic Assessment Study Phase 2 Summary Report and the draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment report with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tajikistan, Asia, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

American Reporter

Market MoverDEAR Andrew: There's this Guy Named Obama

In July 1944, with victory over Germany and Japan in sight, 730 delegates from all 44 Allied nations gathered in the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, N.H., to shape the economic system for the post-World War II world.

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Related Topix: Bretton Woods, NH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hindustan Times

3ie appoints senior policy adviser Emmanuel Jimenez as executive director

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation announced on Tuesday the appointment of Emmanuel Jimenez, director of public sector evaluations at the World Bank Group, as its executive director.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

World Bank Supports New Innovative Financing to Reach SMEs and Exporters in Turkey

WASHINGTON, July 22 -- World Bank issued the following news release: The World Bank's Board of Directors today approved a US$250 million equivalent loan for the Innovative Access To Finance Project for Turkey whose main development objective is to improve access to longer-term Islamic finance and to factoring for small- and medium-enterprises and ... (more)

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Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Bloomberg View: World Bank reform prop...

There will always be a need for a World Bank, which celebrated a birthday of sorts Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Bretton Woods, NH, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, South Africa Travel, Opinion

The Globe and Mail

Five actions Canada can take to help guide the global recovery

A rainbow forms over the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, N.H on October 15. 2005.

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Related Topix: Bretton Woods, NH

Russia Taday

a New Development Bank ushers in a new era of money

Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges.

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Related Topix: Bretton Woods, NH, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: "We Certainly Think That Ethiopia Should Not Move Back to the Double-Digit Path"

The record was set both in terms of disbursement and commitment. Guang Zhe Chen, director of WB for Ethiopia, speaks about issues pertinent to the economy.

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Caribbean News Now!

About 15,000 Jamaican youth to benefit from digital employment opportunities

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Outsourcing

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Yahoo!

BRICS shake up global economic architecture

By creating their own multilateral financial institutions, the BRICS emerging-market powers are shaking up global economic governance but remain far from dismantling the post-war system dominated by the West.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bajan Reporter

"The New Bank of BRICS: What's in it for small economies?" By Sir Ronald Sanders

It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund from their complacent attitude toward developing countries.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Brazil, Vladimir Putin

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

World Bank Group's Infrastructure Spending Increases to US$24 Billion

The jump in financing was due to increased demand from developing countries. The increase comes against a backdrop of an overall decline in private sector investment in infrastructure across the developing world.

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