Sub-Saharan Africa

Accountability

News

Ghana Inspection Panel request

COHRE has filed a complaint to the Inspection Panel.

5 October 2007

Environment

News

Competing to ‘light up’ Africa

The Bank's latest carbon reduction credentials are offset against the institution's continued funding for large-scale, grid-based energy sector loans.

5 October 2007

Environment

Commentary

The World Bank and the West Africa Gas Pipeline Project

A critical analysis of the the World Bank-supported West Africa Gas pipeline, by Michael Karipko of Environmental Rights Action, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

5 October 2007 | Guest comment

Environment

News

World Bank: avoiding deforestation but violating rights?

Alarm bells are being rung about 'avoided deforestation', the World Bank's latest tool in the fight against climate change, while a Greenpeace report has heavily criticised the Bank's failure to bring the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) logging industry under control.

2 July 2007

Infrastructure

News

WAGP: delays, investigation

The construction of the controversial West Africa Gas Pipeline (WAGP) has been delayed by instability in the Niger delta.

2 July 2007

Infrastructure

News

Chad-Cameroon non-completion

A report by NGOs in Chad, Cameroon and the US finds that the World Bank’s Implementation Completion Report (ICR) for the Chad-Cameroon pipeline is seriously at odds with the findings of official project monitors.

2 July 2007

Conditionality

Background

IMF macroeconomic policies and the impacts on education budgets and teacher wages

IMF civil society dialogue, spring meetings 2007 (14 April 2007)

27 April 2007 | Minutes

Conditionality

Background

IEO Evaluation of the IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

Civil society dialogue, spring meetings 2007 (12 April 2007) on the IEO Evaluation of the IMF and Aid to Sub-Saharan Africa

27 April 2007 | Minutes

Conditionality

Background

Sub-Saharan Africa: Outlook and Challenges

Sub-Saharan Africa: Outlook and Challenges; IMF-civil society dialogue, 13 April 2007

19 April 2007 | Minutes

Rights

Background

Chad-Cameroon pipeline: implementation, challenges and lessons learned

Minutes of meeting on the Chad-Cameroon pipeline

17 April 2007 | Minutes

Environment

Background

The DRC's natural resources: a roundtable discussion on forestry, mining and the role of donor insti

Minutes of meeting

16 April 2007 | Minutes

Land

News

Parliamentarians on World Bank

The seventh annual conference of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank was held in Cape Town in March.

2 April 2007