Tag: aid

Africans must move beyond aid and not be ‘beggars of the world’: Ghana’s president

Africa should move beyond aid handouts that have failed to bring growth and prosperity and move to an era of mutual respect with Western countries, Ghana’s president said on Tuesday. President Nana Akufo-Addo,...

The World Bank reinvents itself – and puts poverty reduction at risk

The World Bank’s relationship with US president Donald Trump has raised concerns about its political neutrality in recent weeks, but a larger and potentially much more important shift in how the Bank...

IMF approves $224.8 mln in extra credit for Ivory Coast

The International Monetary Fund's Executive Board approved $224.8 million in additional credit for Ivory Coast.

Nigeria says half of govt food aid never reached victims of Boko Haram

At least half of Nigerian government food aid sent northeast for hungry people driven from their homes by Boko Haram has been "diverted" and never reached them.

World Bank approves $500 mln credit for Tunisia: gov’t official

The World Bank has approved a $500 million credit for Tunisia.

Funds shortage forces UN to cut emergency food aid for 400,000 in Nigeria

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has had to scale back plans for emergency feeding of 400,000 people in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria.

Germany encourages aid for drought-striken Ethiopia

Germany's Development Minister urges Europe for more support to millions of Ethiopians affected by the current drought.

Zambia police say 8 killed in stampede over food aid

At least eight people were killed and 28 others injured in a stampede in Zambia's capital Lusaka on Monday as thousands of poor people struggled to claim food handouts, police said. Police have...