World Bank Pledges $2 Billion to Bangladesh for Climate Smart Growth

Conor Ashleigh

 

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Sheuli Akter

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, concluding a two-day trip to Bangladesh, has focused on the country’s successes in reducing extreme poverty, pledging $2 billion over the next three years in new funding to help the country become less vulnerable to climate change.

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Where Have All The Awards Gone?

John Cohen

 

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Ananya S Guha

There seems to be some debate about the legendary Bob Dylan receiving the Nobel award. The purists feel that a musician should not be awarded an honour for literature.

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Our education is in the other room

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Prince Charles Dickson

Over the week, I was busy with much on my table, I had to be at the Open Session of the Peace and Security Council of the AU, I had unfinished office business, and was reflecting on the fire that gutted my beloved University of Jos; I am an alumnus, and proudly Josite. For me, it was an opportunity lost, a reflection of the current state of education in Nigeria, and it forms the basis of my admonition this week.

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Feminism and the controversial role of dominance among genders

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Ogunniyi Abayomi

The debate over the responsibility and role of both genders as a creature of flesh and blood are divergent and contradictory in the premise of thought and opinion.

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