When I heard Aminata Bangura’s story, it sent a shiver through my spine. The five-year-old recently lost both of her parents to the Ebola virus, and she is now going back to an empty home, not…

Sheriff Mahmud Ismail |

4 Will You Take On... Take On Extreme Poverty 2:11 / 2:11 Poverty and Hardship in the PacificWorld Bank1:02:02 Rwanda: A Model for Building Strong Safety NetsWorld Bank4:32 My New Life: Primary…

Maleele Choongo |

Through targeted programs and internships, the World Bank benefits from investing in the talent of young African professionals, and has much to gain by investing in more. Below is a list of career…

Maleele Choongo |

Evaluators have an important role to play in the response to the Ebola epidemic by sharing knowledge on what has worked in the past, what hasn’t and why.

Richard Scobey |

Supporting Women Survivors of Violence in Africa's Great Lakes Region “We felt like human beings again” asserts a survivor of sexual violence at the Panzi Hospital in Eastern DRC.  Survivors…

Miriam Schneidman |

Delia Banda is a student of Zambia’s Copperbelt University. She recently won “Best Debater” during a televised debate series on jobs and unemployment that was sponsored by the World Bank Zambia…

Delia Banda |

Beside the great Lake Kivu, beneath the shadow of an enormous volcano, the Rwanda-DRC border divides the neighboring cities of Gisenyi and Goma. As the day begins, the predominant impression is…

Kavita Watsa |

I want to be... an entrepreneur ) Over the next 10 years, Africa will have created about 122 million new jobs, says the World Bank Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa Report. Although this is a…

Maleele Choongo |