07/03/2014 - ‘Equality for women is progress for all’ is the theme of International Women’s Day 2014, which the African Development Bank (AfDB) celebrated in anticipation on 7 March 2014 in Tunis. “Although women have made progress, there is need to further improve their access to education and finance with a view to closing the gender gap cost,” said Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, the AfDB’s Special Envoy on Gender, as she discussed its role in helping to improve economic conditions in Africa and its strategic focus on gender issues in doing so.
28/02/2014 - Upon his arrival in Libreville on Wednesday, February 26 for a two-day working visit, African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka was received by the President of the Republic of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba, before going on to meet Gabonese businessmen.
27/02/2014 - It was in Congo that Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, began his official visit to Central Africa, on February 24, 2014. Scheduled for four days, the visit concludes in Libreville, Gabon, on February 27.
Categories: Congo, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Economic & Financial Governance, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)
24/02/2014 - African Development Bank (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka is paying an official visit to Brazzaville in the Republic of the Congo and Libreville in Gabon from February 24 to 27, 2014 to reiterate the Bank’s commitment to continue and further cooperation with both countries.
Categories: Congo, Gabon, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance, Regional Integration
21/02/2014 - Some of Africa’s leading business people say Africa should put more effort into building up infrastructure and agriculture; ensuring people have access to finance; guaranteeing women’s education; and creating a greater role for private equity and venture capital to ensure the continent’s economic development.
20/02/2014 - On 19 February 2014, Mehdi Jomaa, head of the Tunisian government, and Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), met to discuss how to strengthen efforts to bring about sustainable development in Tunisia.
17/02/2014 - In a New Year address to African Development Bank (AfDB) staff in Tunis on 7 February, AfDB President Donald Kaberuka praised employees for their work in 2013, calling them “soldiers of development” and encouraging them to do even more to improve living conditions of African people in 2014. He said “the road is still long and we have a lot to do as millions of people are still wondering where to find a job and how to improve their living conditions.”
14/02/2014 - Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), is a member of the commission established under the aegis of the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the scientific journal The Lancet. As such, he took part in the latest series of consultations in London. On February 13, Kaberuka emphasized the importance of human capital in creating wealth and inclusive growth.
14/02/2014 - Global leaders and international organizations committed in London, on Thursday, February 13, to put an end to the illegal wildlife trade and increase protection of the world’s most iconic species from the threat of extinction.Gathered for the London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade, held February 12-13, some 60 countries and international organizations, including the African Development Bank, called upon the international community to provide the political leadership and take key actions to stop the wildlife traffic and trade.
Categories: United Kingdom
06/02/2014 - African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Donald Kaberuka, and United Kingdom Special Envoy to the Sahel, Stephen O’Brien, held talks on the Sahel region on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 in Tunis.