World Bank gets new president
Finance

World Bank gets new president

The Executive Directors of the World Bank on Friday unanimously selected David R. Malpass as President of the World Bank Group. Mr. Malpass served as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs for the United States.

agriculture and tourism- Photo- The East African
Construction

Development Finance Forum to Promote Affordable Housing in Rwanda

The World Bank Group today launched the Development Finance Forum in Kigali, Rwanda, for global public and private sector leaders to explore and demonstrate strategies to boost private sector investment in East Africa’s priority sectors, notably, housing, agriculture and tourism.