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01/08/2015 - On 31 July Donald Kaberuka, the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), whose mandate ends on 31 August 2015, bade farewell to the Tunisian authorities and in particular to the President of the Republic, Béji Caïd Essebsi. Dr Kaberuka took the opportunity to express his considerable gratitude to the authorities for the hospitality the Bank received during its relocation from 2003 to 2014.

Categories: President's Corner


01/08/2015 - Togo is among the first countries in the world that have improved tax services following reforms in its tax systems, thanks to efforts by the government and the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Categories: Togo


30/07/2015 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Fidelis Finance signed on 30 July 2015 a loan agreement for the equivalent of EUR 2.5 million under the Africa SME Program on July 30, 2015 to support SMEs in Burkina Faso.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Employment, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance


30/07/2015 - Casablanca, Morocco, 29 July 2015 - Africa50, the new and innovative infrastructure investment platform promoted by the African Develop-ment Bank (AfDB) held its Constitutive General Assembly on the 29th of July 2015 in Casablanca, Morocco. Twenty (20) African countries and the AfDB have subscribed for an initial aggregate amount of USD 830 million in share capital.

Categories: Morocco, Infrastructure, Africa50, President's Corner


29/07/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) sold $20 million in infrastructure bonds to the Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company (Fukoku Life). Fukoku Life was the sole investor in the transaction.

Categories: Japan, Infrastructure


28/07/2015 - Casablanca, 29 July 2015 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on 28 July 2015 in Casablanca signed one loan and two grant agreements amounting to $114.5 million (about 1.13 billion dirhams) to improve the country’s economic competitiveness. The signing ceremony was co-chaired by the economy and finance minister, Mohammed Boussaid and the President of the AfDB, Donald Kaberuka.

Categories: Morocco


27/07/2015 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Donald Kaberuka, has urged Japanese businesses to take advantage of the comparative cost of labour to invest in mutually beneficial production in Africa.

Categories: Japan, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, President's Corner


27/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka, recently participated in a panel discussion that sought to explore new approaches to help countries harness national resources more effectively.

Categories: Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance, President's Corner


  • Date: 29/07/2015
  • Location: Casablanca, Morocco

Africa50 - the new investment platform for financing national and regional infrastructure projects for the structural transformation of African economies - is holding its first constitutive General Assembly this Wednesday 29 July 2015 in Casablanca.

Categories: Morocco, Infrastructure, Africa50, President's Corner


27/07/2015 - The African Development Bank held high-level consultations with the Dutch government about developing a platform for providing women with market information to enhance their participation in agricultural trade.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Employment


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