The President took charge of the crisis, showed the authoritarians in Cabinet that he's still the boss, writes Adriaan Basson.
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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.
Private sector intervention is among the policy proposals by the World Bank to address South Africa’s inequality and poverty levels, however this has not been received well by some members of Parliament.
The World Bank has downgraded South Africa’s 2017 growth forecast to 0.6% from 1.1% in January. Unless the economy starts growing, SA's poor will continue to live in grinding poverty.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reportedly been in discussions to become head of the World Bank.
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.
SA will need to boost productivity and attract more investment into research and development if it is to increase its economic output.
Donald Trump pledges $50m to women entrepreneurs fund spearheaded by Ivanka Trump, says daughter's life would be easier if she had a different dad.
Increased poverty is likely to persist in spite of its spending $80bn to cushion the effects of the global economic crisis, warns the World Bank.
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