22 Aug World bank unveils new procurement framework

"The World Bank unveiled its new procurement framework in Sri Lanka yesterday, which it said will help countries make the most of their public spending, strengthen national policies and improve development objectives."...

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22 Aug UNCDF supports Somali local governments on revenue mobilization

"Hargeisa, Somaliland, SOMALIA - UNCDF continues working with local governments on the implementation of the Local Revenue Mobilization Initiative (LRMI). On 1 August 2016 a revenue planning and forecasting workshop was convened in Hargeisa under the auspices of the Somaliland Ministry of Interior for municipal officials of...

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15 Aug Welcome to the EAC Business and Investment Forum 2016

"In close cooperation with the EAC embassies SWEACC is pleased to invite you to this year’s EAC-BIF in Stockholm 10 - 11 October 2016. Together with SWEACC members and new business friends you will have the possibility to learn more about ongoing activities and plans for the...

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24 Jun What happens now that Britain has voted for Brexit

"BRITAIN has voted for Brexit. What happens now? Nothing immediate, is the answer for EU nationals living in Britain and Britons living elsewhere in the EU, as well as for businesses on both sides of the Channel. It will all depend on negotiations that could...

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21 Jun Misplaced charity

"NOT long ago Malawi was a donor darling. Being dirt poor and ravaged by AIDS, it was needy; with just 17m inhabitants, a dollop of aid might visibly improve it. Better still, it was more-or-less democratic and its leader, Joyce Banda, was welcome at Westminster...

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20 Jun The IMF lays out the grave consequences of Brexit

"AS IF the economic evidence against Brexit were not already strong enough, the IMF has today published an analysis which shows just what a hit Brexit would be to the British economy. It is an even-handed piece of work, but probably still underestimates the economic...

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