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23/05/2014 - The 49th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 40th meetings of the African Development Fund (ADF) closed on Friday, May 23, 2014 in Kigali, Rwanda, after five days of exhaustive deliberations on key African and global development issues.
23/05/2014 - Has regional integration come off the rails? Why has Africa reached an impasse in this area despite concerted effort? What steps can be taken to accelerate the process? These were the central questions addressed on Thursday, May 22, during the Governors’ Dialogue at the AfDB's 2014 Annual Meetings in Kigali. The theme of this year's high-level session was on the theme of the meetings: "The next 50 years: the Africa we want".
12/05/2014 - The role of the Africa Development Bank Group (AfDB) in the construction of a new Africa will be the focus of the “Governors Dialogue” and a core issue on the agenda of the 2014 Annual Meetings of the Bank Group which kicks off on Monday, May 19 in Kigali, Rwanda.
12/05/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched its golden jubilee celebrations on April 22 in Tunis in a colourful ceremony mingled with sober reflections on the Bank’s development journey and how to tackle Africa’s future challenges.
09/05/2014 - Each year, the Boards of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) hold their Annual Meetings to review the Bank Group’s operations in the previous year as well as examine and endorse its operations for the current year. The Governors and other invitees comprising development experts, academics, business people, civil society and the media also discuss a range of issues related to Africa’s future: the economic development of the Bank’s Regional Member Countries (RMCs).
24/04/2014 - The Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window has approved a US $9 million line of credit (LOC) equivalent in Mozambique metica (MZN) to Moza Banco.
23/04/2014 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) golden jubilee was formally kicked off in Tunis on Tuesday, April 22. The occasion of the Bank’s 50th anniversary was acknowledged by invited speakers as a crucial moment for the institution to reflect on how far it has come since it was formed a half century ago, as it positions itself for the 50 years ahead.
04/12/2013 - The Boards of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, December 4 approved a cumulative US $4.89 billion (UA 3.188 billion) for the 2014 Borrowing Program of the AfDB Group, which includes US $199.58 million (UA 130 million) for possible draw down under the loan component of the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance (EPSA) Initiative for Africa.
10/06/2013 - The mission of the SE4All Africa Hub is to coordinate and facilitate the implementation of the initiative on the African continent. The Hub will promote African ownership, inclusiveness and a comprehensive approach to the initiative’s implementation.
01/06/2013 - The Boards of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and of the African Development Fund (ADF) announced the return of the AfDB to its headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, during the Bank’s Annual Meetings held in Marrakech (Morocco) from 27th to 31st May 2013.