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21/07/2015 - Africa is not a country but a continent of 54 states, which, in spite of many similarities, differ from one another in many respects, African Development Bank President, Donald Kaberuka told a development think-tank in Beijing on Monday.

Categories: China, Partnerships, President's Corner


21/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka, and his entourage began an official mission to China on Monday. They held meetings with government officials, fund managers, and development oriented think tanks.

Categories: China, Partnerships, President's Corner


20/07/2015 - The African Water Facility (AWF) announced July 13, 2015, the approval of a €1.9-million grant in favour of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to support the improvement of drinking water and sanitation services in Kinshasa, as well as for the expansion of water supply services towards Kinshasa-West. The project should benefit over 3.5 million people.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, African Water Facility, Water Supply & Sanitation


17/07/2015 - “The relevance of private sector role in delivering innovative health care to the poorest people, with the view to achieving global goal,” was underscored at a side event organized today in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia by the Bill and...

Categories: Ethiopia, Health, Private Sector


16/07/2015 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a US $193-million Bank loan and a US$ 50-million loan from Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), to support the rehabilitation of the Chinsali-Nakonde road, a section of the North-South Corridor in Zambia, connecting Tanzania.

Categories: Zambia, Transport, Infrastructure


15/07/2015 - Une réunion importante se tient ce 17 Juillet 2015 à Harare, au Zimbabwe, pour passer en revue l’impact des trois initiatives de gestion axée sur les résultats de développement, 100 jours après qu’elles ont été lancées. Ainsi, le Zimbabwe s’impose comme le deuxième pays – après Madagascar – à achever avec succès l’implémentation de sa feuille de route sur l’initiative de l’Afrique pour les résultats (dite par acronyme en anglais AfriK4R).

Categories: Zimbabwe, Quality Assurance & Results, Partnerships


15/07/2015 - Learning from the various lessons of the pilot phase, which funded and supported 61 projects on business creation and business development across the country, the second edition of Souk At-tanmia intends to be even more ambitious: this year, the number of grantees will be even more and the focus will be on business creation. Thus, the winners of this edition will benefit from personalized assistance and seed-funding (up to 50,000 TND) from the very inception of their project to the launching and success of their business.

Categories: Partnerships, Youth, Employment


15/07/2015 - The African Water Facility (AWF) participated in a handover ceremony on June 18 to mark the completion of the Saday dam in Djibouti. The AWF’s involvement is part of a project to support the mobilization of water for domestic and agricultural use in rural areas.

Categories: Djibouti, African Water Facility, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation


13/07/2015 - The third international conference on Financing for Development opened on 13 July 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The opening plenary meeting was opened by the UN General Secretary, Ban Ki-moon. The African Development Bank (AfDB) was represented by Mrs. Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, its Special Envoy on Gender.

Categories: Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, Private Sector


13/07/2015 - Le conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, ce 10 juillet 2105, l’octroi d’un don au Burkina Faso. D’un montant de 25,35 millions d’euros, ce don accordé via le Fonds africain de développement (FAD) est destiné à financer le Programme d’appui budgétaire au secteur de l’énergie (PASE). Ce programme a pour objectif de stimuler la croissance économique du pays et d’améliorer les conditions de vie des populations, en offrant une meilleure fourniture de l’électricité aux secteurs sociaux de base, aux services publics, au secteur privé et aux foyers burkinabés.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Energy & Power


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