18/12/2014 - On December 18, 2014, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved a US $250-million loan to South African state-owned logistics company Transnet.
This loan, over 20 years, will enable Transnet to increase it goods capacity in order to meet the South African Government's strategy to transition goods transport from road to rail and ensure the viability of freight corridors. This assistance from the Bank will be particularly used to acquire locomotives in order to achieve a freight capacity of 176 million tonnes per year, against 80 million today.
18/12/2014 - – On December 17, 2014, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved a donation of approximately US $108 million from the resources of the African Development Fund (AFD) to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
18/12/2014 - On December 18, 2014, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved various loans to Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea and Liberia taken from the resources of the Transition Support Facility (TSF) and the African Development Fund (ADF). These loans are intended to finance a programme for road development and the facilitation of transport within the Mano River Union.
27/11/2014 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, mercredi 26 Novembre 2014, à Abidjan, le financement de l’aménagement du tronçon routier Batschenga – Ntui – Yoko-Tibati-Ngaoundéré d’environ 598 km, dans le cadre de la stratégie de renforcement du réseau routier national camerounais.
22/10/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday, October 22 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, approved a grant of US $82.7 million (UA 55.56 million*) for the development of a 56-kilometre portion of the Batshamba-Tshikapa road in the Democratic Republic of Congo, between Lovua and Tshikapa on the country’s NR1. The grant supplements earlier Bank interventions on the same road.
19/06/2014 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé le 13 juin 2014 à Tunis, un projet de bitumage de l’axe Kyabe-Kingako au Tchad. Le montant du financement de cette importante infrastructure est de 80 millions 300 mille unité de compte (UC), soit environ 123 millions 700 mille dollars.
02/06/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a Unit of Account (UA) 70 million (about $109 million) loan to the Government of Uganda to finance the Road Sector Support Project V to support the realization of the National Development Plan (NDP) and Vision 2040 of Uganda.
30/05/2014 - The Board of Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a project for Swaziland for the amount of UA 30 million (approximately 47 million dollars) to improve the standard and quality of the road linking Manzini to Mbadlane in the area of Manzini in Swaziland.
29/05/2014 - The Board of Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on 28 May, 2014 a Transport Sector Support Project for Senegal for the amount of UA 23.77 million (approximately 35.800 million dollars). The funding is provided through the African Development Fund (ADF) and will serve for the rehabilitation of the Dinguiraye-Nioro-Keur Ayib road in the Kaolack region.
24/04/2014 - Applauding Cape Verde’s graduation to middle income status, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 approved a new Country Strategy Paper designed to support the Government in its efforts to lay the foundations for more inclusive and green growth.