We are witnesses to the surge of tech startup ecosystems in cities around the world, in both developed and developing countries. In my previous blog post, I showed this trend and the studies that…

Victor Mulas |

Il y a vingt-cinq ans, je vivais à Tanji, un village de pêcheurs situé sur la côte gambienne. Le village s’animait avant le lever du soleil, et en se levant tôt, on pouvait voir partir en mer les…

​Caroline Kende-Robb |

Cette page en : English   Il y a quelques mois, alors que j’étais en poste au Ghana, des collègues et des amis m’ont demandé comment éviter d’être contaminé par le virus Ebola. Leurs inquiétudes…

Patricio V. Marquez |

I was glad to read the announcement made by World Bank President, Dr. Jim Kim, at the start of this year’s UN General Assembly meetings, about the Bank’s projected financing support through the…

Patricio V. Marquez |

Next week, I will be joining World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on an historic joint visit to Africa's Great Lakes Region. The aim of the trip is to…

Makhtar Diop |

La semaine prochaine, j’accompagnerai Jim Yong Kim, le président du groupe de la Banque mondiale, et Ban Ki-moon, le Secrétaire général des Nations unies, lors d’une visite historique dans la…

Makhtar Diop |

Using Smartphones to Bring Better Services to Citizens in Ghana Erratic and sporadic water supply, clogged drains, sickened children and unhealthy lives – these are the everyday challenges Janet…

Gaurav Relhan |

The Ouagadougou-Accra-Tema corridor, a road stretching from Ouagadougou in West Africa’s Burkina Faso through Ghana’s bustling capital city Accra and onto the country’s port city Tema, is one of…

Ali Zafar, Valerie Nussenblatt |