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24/05/2016 - Rwanda President Paul Kagame and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have endorsed President Akinwumi Adesina’s “New Deal on Energy”, a vehicle through which the African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest in delivering electricity for all Africans, by 2025.

Categories: Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Private Sector, President's Corner


24/05/2016 - African nations can expand their power generation and achieve universal access to energy by leapfrogging to new technologies that are transforming energy systems throughout the world.

However, this will require decisive action on the part of Africa’s leaders, continuous dialogue on how they can, collectively and individually, formulate national policies to address Africa’s interlocking climate and energy problems.

Categories: Zambia, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Partnerships


24/05/2016 - Comment opérer une véritable transformation du secteur de l’agriculture en Afrique, à laquelle participent pleinement tant les femmes que les jeunes d’Afrique ? La table ronde qui s’est tenue le 23 mai 2016 à Lusaka, en marge des Assemblées annuelles, a donné lieu à des échanges de haute volée.

Categories: Zambia, Gender, Employment, Youth


24/05/2016 - Key African leaders at the African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings, in partnership with the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, outlined a vision for a new high-level effort and shared new data strengthening the economic case for investment in nutrition across Africa.

Categories: Zambia, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, President's Corner


23/05/2016 - On the first day of the 2016 African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings ongoing in the Zambian capital, Lusaka, leaders have discussed how to harness the ICT-revolution to build a ‘Smart Africa’. Affordability of ICT technologies, it was heard, should be the focus of governments if benefits are to trickle down to ordinary Africans.

Categories: Rwanda, Zambia, Infrastructure, Education, Health, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology


23/05/2016 - Defining and managing investment risk in African domestic and regional infrastructure projects is critical to development and growth of the continent.

Categories: Zambia, Private Sector, Partnerships


23/05/2016 - Over 3,000 delegates have converged in Lusaka for the 51st Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) taking place in the Zambian capital from May 23 to 27, 2016.

Categories: Zambia, Energy & Power, Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure


23/05/2016 - Key African leaders including philanthropists and businesses have called for increased investment to eliminate malnutrition across Africa during the African Development Bank Annual Meetings 2016 taking place from May 23-27 in Lusaka, Zambia.

Categories: Zambia, Food Production, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries


23/05/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) says Africa needs to implement a vigorous structural transformation agenda to bridge gaps that inhibit the creation of sustainable cities.

Categories: Structural Transformation, Youth, Employment


23/05/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) says Africa’s integration is vital in eliminating challenges such as under-nutrition and the unfavourable climatic conditions which have negatively affected the welfare of the people.

Categories: Zambia, Energy & Power, Climate Change, President's Corner


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