World Bank Africa (@WorldBankAfrica )

World Bank Africa

Bio Welcome to the World Bank Africa Region. Fighting poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results.
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Account created 20-04-2010 15:43:41
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Twitter Web App : Staggering indeed:#COVID19 sends millions into poverty in #SubSaharanAfrica. Making #DigitalInfrastructure available to all, in the same way we think of essential services like electricity/water, is part of the solution. How do you think Africa can fight COVID + #BuildBackBetter? twitter.com/hanspeterlanke…

Hootsuite Inc. : How is the World Bank helping to create opportunities for better livelihoods in #Ethiopia 🇪🇹 through the Livestock and Fisheries Development Project? Find out: wrld.bg/MF2G50ACBJG

Hootsuite Inc. : The worlds still reeling from the effects of #coronavirus. The silver lining? Young peoples resilience. Here are the #YouthOnCOVID19: #InternationalYouthDay wrld.bg/ntRE50AVTUB ⬇️

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Hootsuite Inc. : #Personswithdisabilities comprise 15% of the world’s population. They are more susceptible to infection and more likely to be exposed to economic shocks. Governments need to strengthen health and delivery systems to meet their needs. BLOG: wrld.bg/yj3b50AvVOt

Hootsuite Inc. : Trade is helping women reinvent their traditional roles thanks to global value chains, the digital economy, and modern services. Learn more about how trade can promote gender equality: wrld.bg/mKWo50APL8i #WomenAndTrade

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Hootsuite Inc. : Across #Africa, young women face high levels of unemployment and are especially vulnerable to economic shocks.

Learn how cash grants and skills training could help them regain their livelihoods in the aftermath of #COVID19 ➡️: wrld.bg/qJYy50AVOAx #InternationalYouthDay

Twitter Web App : Supporting #Sudan’s teachers and students will keep them safe and reduce the negative impact of #COVID19 on learning. This newly-approved project w/ Global Partnership for Education will benefit 5.4 million students and their parents, as well as 33,000 teachers. wrld.bg/rKr630r3fBT

Hootsuite Inc. : #COVID19 has compounded the issues faced by Indigenous communities, but has demonstrated the remarkable resilience they have shown in the face of the pandemic: wrld.bg/dZIe50AVHH9 #EveryoneEqual

Hootsuite Inc. : .IFC) 's Twitter Profile">IFC is going live at 11am today for a discussion on the impact of racism on global development. Join the LIVE conversation on IFC) 's Twitter Profile">IFC and share your thoughts💭, comments 🗨 & questions using #IFCInsights.

Twitter Media Studio : How can we remove the barriers that keep African women from realizing their full potential and gaining equal opportunity? Share your ideas and find out here: wrld.bg/hfAd50AarMU #InvestInPeople

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Hootsuite Inc. : In #Ethiopia 🇪🇹, 45% of urban households and 55% of rural households reported income losses due to #COVID19. The pandemic might drag at least 13 million people into poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read our new blog for more information: wrld.bg/o4Ul50ASZW1

Hootsuite Inc. : #DYK?: According to a study published by UNICEF one-third of Mauritanian girls get married before age 18. Read more on ways to #EndChildMarriage and raising awareness on Binta Gadio’s blog , our #Blog4Dev 2020 winner for #Mauritania 🇲🇷: wrld.bg/tHWy50ABtS3

Hootsuite Inc. : The #coronavirus pandemic is leaving devastation in its wake. Youth tell us how nations can recover & build resilience. WATCH ➡️:wrld.bg/IhAj50AVBYA #YouthOnCOVID19

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Hootsuite Inc. : #Africa is headed towards its first recession with #COVID19 and #Africa's young will bear the economic brunt of this pandemic. Read Ruti Ejangue's blog on the unique opportunity this presents for African youths to take the lead in their countries: wrld.bg/AmRx50ARPSz

Hootsuite Inc. : In the #CentralAfricanRepublic 🇨🇫, the #COVID19 pandemic is shaking up the economy and could push more than 140,000 people into extreme poverty. Find out how we are “standing up” to help the LONDO project reduce that number: wrld.bg/6aaM50ARtp2

Hootsuite Inc. : #OnThisDay 8/10/1982: The World Bank announces the establishment of a Resident Mission in Kampala, #Uganda 🇺🇬. Learn more about the World Banks history at ➡️ wrld.bg/Vts650APKog #wbgarchives

Hootsuite Inc. : Women are underpaid and underemployed compared to men, and in many countries, laws, policies, and traditions are weighing women down. Find out how trade can help to expand womens economic opportunities: wrld.bg/UDoT50APL6m #WomenAndTrade

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Hootsuite Inc. : What is Results-Based Financing? In #Ghana, it is improving #LearningOutcomes through a $25.5M grant for over 75,000 out-of-school children.
Learn more ➡️: wrld.bg/Ekix50AT0nG

Hootsuite Inc. : For Chiyana Ndonji, our #Blog4Dev 2020 winner for #Zambia 🇿🇲, we need to go back to our initial Ubuntu culture, the culture that sought the development of all and for all in order to #EndChildMarrriage. Read her blog and share your thoughts: wrld.bg/CvZ950ARP47