As the world slowly returns back to work - have we learned anything? Will we change our lives? asks Melanie Verwoerd.
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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced Monday he would step down next month, more than three years before his current term was due to expire.
Somali security forces have intercepted a vessel carrying explosives that appeared to be intended for use by the radical Islamist group al-Shabaab.
Donor countries have funded less than a third of the $988m that the United Nations has appealed for to fight Ebola and stabilise the affected countries.
The World Bank has systemic defects in its procedures to ensure that people and the environment are not harmed in development projects, according to a review.
Academic Jim Yong Kim has been selected as the next president of the World Bank, extending the US hold on the top job at the development agency.
None of the 157 members of the World Bank Group have objected to plans to double investments in climate action, says World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.
African leaders have chided the international community for its slow response to the Ebola crisis and appealed to the world to turn promises of aid into action on the ground.
The fight against Ebola is also a fight against inequality between the world's rich and poor, who lack adequate health care.
The world should stop arguing about whether humans are causing climate change and start taking action to stop dangerous temperature rises, the president of the World Bank says.
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