According to a report by the South Africa Commission for Gender Equality, the country has approximately 91,000 under-aged children who have been married, divorced, separated or living with a…

Dimpho Lekgeu |

The World Bank remains focused on helping to translate global commitments into tangible actions at the country level.

Muhammad Ali Pate |

Ensuring better integration of refugees into host communities and longer-term investments in both refugees and their hosts.

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Although early marriage is a deeply rooted problem in Guinea, it can be overcome.

Diariatou Diallo |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to wreak havoc around the world experts predict that African countries could be hardest hit. But African youth are not sitting idly by waiting for the worst to…

Raphael Obonyo |

Three measures to ensure no one is left behind by this pandemic.

Michal Rutkowski |

The global locust crisis is forcing governments to fight on two fronts.

Holger Kray, Shobha Shetty |

A summary of the important steps the World Bank Group has taken in response to COVID-19.

David Malpass |

Investors are raring to do business in a region held back by state meddling and vested interests.

David Malpass |