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12/03/2015 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window approved on March 11, 2015 a US $50 million multi-currency line of credit (LoC) with a seven-year tenor to ABC Holdings Ltd. and its subsidiaries in Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Categories: Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Private Sector


11/03/2015 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in Abidjan approved the establishment of the Bill and Melinda Gates Trust Fund to be hosted by the Bank.

Categories: Partnerships


11/03/2015 - Ten members of the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) participated in a consultation mission to Zimbabwe from February 22 to 28, 2015. The goal of the visit was to update the Executive Directors on current socio-economic developments, the implementation of AfDB-funded projects and programmes in the country, and to discuss and explore areas of future co-operation between the Bank Group and the Government of Zimbabwe.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance, Water Supply & Sanitation, Private Sector


09/03/2015 - The African Development Bank’s Women’s Network (AfDBWN), in its bid to boost African girls’ access to higher education and as part of its commitment to achieving gender equality, has announced the first laureate of its Women’s Scholarship Fund (WSF), Jeanne Dina Kitoko. The announcement came on the occasion International Women’s Day on March 8.

Categories: Chad, Education, Gender, Youth


09/03/2015 - Heads of Multilateral Development Banks and the International Monetary Fund have called on all international development and financial institutions to join the effort to promote gender equality across the world.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, China, Gender, Health


06/03/2015 - The opportunities for women to contribute to Africa’s development have been in sharp focus this week at the African Development Bank ahead of International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Gender, Economic & Financial Governance


06/03/2015 - La BAD, dans sa quête de combler le manque de financement des femmes et corriger les inégalités qui les touchent, ne devrait-elle pas avoir un solide pipeline de projets à haut impact social pour l’inclusion du plus grand nombre de femmes dans l’économie?

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Gender, Economic & Financial Governance


05/03/2015 - The African Development Bank Board approved an additional financing of US $8.37 million (on March 4, 2015 from the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) for the Water Supply and Sanitation Programme (WSSP), already financed by the Bank. The GEF financing will increase the resilience of the natural environment and the physical infrastructure of vulnerable drought and flood prone districts in Eastern Uganda.

Categories: Uganda, Water Supply & Sanitation, Global Environment Facility (GEF)


05/03/2015 - On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we share the stories of 25 women from across the African continent whose lives have dramatically improved, thanks to interventions financed by the African Development Bank.

Categories: Rwanda, Ghana, Gambia, Cape Verde, Senegal, Zambia, Morocco, Gender, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Poverty Reduction


05/03/2015 - The 15th Ordinary Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) kicked off this week in Cairo, Egypt, where participants underscored the importance of the continent’s natural capital for sustainable development.

Categories: Egypt, Environment, Quality Assurance & Results, African Natural Resources Center (ANRC)


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