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El-Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant in Egypt to bring about economic change

Around 300 jobs have been announced by the nuclear authority in a range of fields, some of which will be at El-Dabaa power plant and others in Cairo.
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Petroleum and mining industry in Egypt under spotlight in new report

A new focus report produced by Oxford Business Group explores Egypt’s efforts to carve a niche as a regional energy hub and develop its mining industry by capitalising on its abundant untapped resources.
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Firas Raad appointed as World Bank country manager for South Sudan

Over the last three years, the World Bank has endeavoured to support the development gains achieved by the country since the signing of the 2018 Revitalized Peace Agreement.
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How local government can achieve effective economic planning

Economic planning is critical for the development of the local government sphere says Auntony Mukhwana, the managing director at Ntiyiso Industrialisation Consulting.

World Bank releases Nigeria economic update report

The latest Nigeria development update report, Resilience through Reforms says that Nigeria has exited from its deepest recession in four decades as COVID-19 restrictions were eased. With poverty increasing in 2020 due to the combined effects of COVID-19 and rising prices, the report recommends policy options that can help reduce inflation and protect poor households from its impacts.
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ITFC approves $250 million to support economic sectors in The Gambia

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group has signed a new five-year framework agreement that aims at boosting trade development across The Gambia’s agriculture, energy, healthcare, and private sectors.
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SA committed to infrastructure developments for economic reform

As part of economic reforms, the South African government has committed to a R791.2 billion infrastructure investment drive.

Top four risks of doing business in South Africa in 2021

Unemployment, profound social instability, and water crisis are some of the risks noted in the WEF Global Risk Report for doing business in South Africa.

Trends driving inner-city revitalisation and urban property markets

Property stocks have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic; impacting retail and commercial office space and even some industrial property holdings.

IFC partnership to help Moroccan companies improve on ESG practices

IFC has signed an agreement with the Moroccan Capital Market Authority that will help companies enhance their reporting on ESG practices.