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26/06/2015 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka concluded his East African tour with a farewell meeting with Kenya’s Head of State, Uhuru Kenyatta, on June 25th 2015.

Kaberuka’s decade-long term in office comes to an end in two months. He thanked the Kenyan Government for its support. “The mission for which Kenya sponsored me has been done to my best ability. We even make mistakes, but that is the nature of leadership. We have learnt lessons both ways,” he said.

Categories: Kenya, Economic & Financial Governance


25/06/2015 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka paid a visit to Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame on June 23 to brief him on progress made since he was elected and re-elected as the Bank’s head in 2005 and 2010, respectively.

Categories: Rwanda, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, Africa50


27/05/2015 - In a moving speech, which sums up his 10 years service to the African Development Bank (AfDB), as President, Donald Kaberuka gave glowing tributes to the founding fathers and staff of the organization in its 50 years.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


26/05/2015 - Some of the most distinguished actors in the 50 years of the African Development Bank’s existence reflected on the past, took stock of the present and made tentative projections for the future during a session to mark the organisation’s Golden Jubilee on Tuesday, May 26 in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


24/03/2015 - Whatever happens in Africa today depends on a vortex of forces, said Donald Kaberuka, including demographics and massive internal migration, the incomplete transitions on the economic and political side, commodity prices, and the threat of terrorism.

Categories: United Kingdom


18/03/2015 - At the CEO Forum 2015 Awards ceremony held on March 16, 2015 in Geneva, the President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, received a "Lifetime Achievement Award" for his contribution to the development of the African continent.

Categories: Switzerland


02/02/2015 - In order to achieve Africa’s socioeconomic transformation, the continent’s leaders have to embrace new thinking, and break with the past, according to Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank.

Categories: Ethiopia, Energy & Power, Food Production


17/12/2014 - Opened on December 16, 2014 in Abidjan, the Henri Konan Bédié (HKB) Bridge is an enabler for urban mobility in the Ivorian economic capital. During the opening ceremony, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, made a speech on behalf of all the funders involved in the project, in the presence of the Ivorian Head of State, President Alassane Dramane Ouattara, and his predecessor, Henri Konan Bédié, after whom the new bridge has been named.

Categories: Infrastructure, Transport


05/12/2014 - The President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka, received the Forbes Africa Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday, December 4 during the magazine’s 4th Annual Person of the Year Awards ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya.

Categories: Kenya


11/11/2014 - "These trophies, which reflect our culture of excellence, are for those who have gone beyond the call of duty and have done excellent work in exceptional conditions", African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka said during the inaugural AfDB Presidential Awards for Excellence which took place on Tuesday, November 11 in the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. Kaberuka added that the awards are a reflection of the good work by the staff of the Bank.

Categories: Morocco, Kenya, Congo, Infrastructure, Transport, Energy & Power


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