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Food price crisis: 'We cannot afford to fail'
Food price crisis: 'We cannot afford to fail'
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon warned on Wednesday that failure was not an option in addressing the global food price crisis, and said an extra...
Mozambique to boost Cahora Bassa power output
Mozambique to boost Cahora Bassa power output
Mozambique's power utility Cahora Bassa Hydro Electric (HCB) plans to boost power output from the Cahora Bassa Dam by up to 1 000 megawatts in...
ADB: Africa's economy to grow by 6% in 2008
ADB: Africa's economy to grow by 6% in 2008
Africa's economy will grow by 6% this year and next, an acceleration from 2007, owing to high oil prices and demand for commodities, research from...
Zim pays back $650 000 to ADB
Zim pays back $650 000 to ADB
Zimbabwe has paid back $650 000 in arrears to the African Development Bank (ADB), despite vast economic problems at home, as part of efforts...
AfDB adds $1bn in loans for Africa food crisis
AfDB adds $1bn in loans for Africa food crisis
The African Development Bank (AfDB), the only multilateral development body specifically devoted to Africa, will add $1-billion to its portfolio of...
ADB demands action on food inflation
ADB demands action on food inflation
The Asian Development Bank called on Saturday for immediate action from global governments to combat soaring food prices and pledged fresh...
SA, Mozambique provinces sign agreement
SA, Mozambique provinces sign agreement
The provinces of Mpumalanga in South Africa and Maputo in Mozambique provinces signed a cooperation agreement on Thursday relating to economy,...
ADB lends $500m to Eskom for expansion
ADB lends $500m to Eskom for expansion
The African Development Bank (ADB) has lent $500-million to fund Eskom's multibillion-dollar expansion project, and to help the power-starved...
ADB's private equity investments bust limits
ADB's private equity investments bust limits
The Asian Development Bank is taking large risks by investing more in private equity firms than it is allowed to and internal controls of such...
Workers rally on May Day over food prices, rights
Workers rally on May Day over food prices, rights
Police battled demonstrators in Istanbul as tens of thousands of workers rallied on World Labour Day on Thursday while soaring food prices brought...
UN: High food prices unleash silent tsunami
UN: High food prices unleash silent tsunami
A "silent tsunami" unleashed by costlier food threatens 100-million people, the United Nations said on Tuesday, but views differed as to how to...
African Development Bank pledges $1bn food aid
African Development Bank pledges $1bn food aid
African Development Bank pledged $1-billion more for food aid on Friday as soaring commodity prices raise fears of famine, and it urged grain-exporting countries not to restrict shipments....

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