COVID-19 is the most significant shock the world has experienced since World War Two. Coronavirus infections are now accelerating in Africa, and the Government of Uganda has taken swift measures…

Tony Thompson |

Ayant la responsabilité de favoriser la participation des jeunes au sein de la Région Afrique de la Banque mondiale, je suis toujours fier d'entendre de jeunes Africains prendre des…

Erick Rabemananoro |

I am always proud to hear of young Africans taking up initiatives to address development issues on our continent. I am especially thrilled when brilliant ideas and activities are emerging in my…

Erick Rabemananoro |

As the world’s most youthful country, Uganda is replete with the energy, innovation and ambition that comes with each new generation.

Tony Thompson |

The first time I traveled to Uganda, in October 2016, I met a young mother whose strength and resilience I still think about today; an important reminder of why and for whom I work as an…

Jessica Lopez |

The International Day of Forests this month is an opportunity to recognize the vital role played by forests in improving the livelihoods of 400 million Africans who depend on them for food, energy…

Africa Olojoba |

La Journée internationale des forêts, célébrée le 21 mars, est l’occasion de reconnaître le rôle vital que jouent les forêts pour améliorer le quotidien de 400 millions d’Africains dont la…

Africa Olojoba |

On this rainy morning in January 2020, I am delighted to join my colleagues from the World Bank office in Madagascar—all of us wearing raincoats and carrying shovels, ready to plant 1,000 plants…

Erik Reed |

Imperméables sur le dos et pelles entre les mains, je suis ravi de retrouver mes collègues du bureau de la Banque mondiale à Madagascar ce matin pluvieux de janvier 2020 pour planter 1000 plants…

Erik Reed |

The archetype of the strong African woman standing as an unmoving pillar of her community is one that transcends national borders on the African continent. While in the past, this image often…

Nayé Bathily |