The world is constantly evolving in response to the growth and development of technology and the digital economy. To adapt to these changes, young Africans, already at a disadvantage in some cases...

Isabelle Memadji |

Avec l’évolution de la technologie et de l'économie numérique, le monde est en perpétuelle évolution. Pour s’y adapter, les jeunes Africains, déjà pénalisés dans certains cas par le retard du...

Isabelle Memadji |

Last October, I participated in End Poverty Day (EPD)  from the Zambia Country Office, where I had the opportunity to exchange with a host of young brilliant minds from Zambia and around the...

Hafez Ghanem |

Au mois d’octobre dernier, alors que je me trouvais dans les bureaux de la Banque mondiale à Lusaka lors de la Journée internationale pour l'élimination de la pauvreté, j’ai eu l’occasion de...

Hafez Ghanem |

Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade...

Sheila Dutta |

Last month, I attended the International Family Planning Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, where policymakers from across the world gathered to strategize about ways to achieve a demographic dividend—...

Annette Dixon |

Le mois dernier, j’ai participé à la Conférence internationale sur la planification familiale à Kigali, au Rwanda. Des responsables politiques du monde entier étaient réunis pour se pencher sur...

Annette Dixon |

Betty teaches mothers with small children about nutrition, Uganda. Photo: © Stephan Gladieu / World Bank In a large, complex, or urgent situation, the command goes out: “All hands on deck!” Sub-...

Emmanuel Skoufias |

Many people were bitterly disappointed when four cases of wild polio were discovered in August 2016 in insecure areas of Borno State in the northeast of Nigeria. Nigeria had gone for almost two...

Mayowa Oluwatosin Alade, Benjamin Loevinsohn, Ayodeji Oluwole Odutolu |

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Tariq Khokhar |