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20/10/2014 - “The Forum has given the Development Champion Award to Donald Kaberuka in recognition of his commitment to Africa as head of the African Development Bank.” These words were a key moment in the Gala Evening that marked the conclusion of the Rebranding Africa Forum, held on October 18 in Brussels, Belgium.

Categories: Belgium, Ebola


20/10/2014 - “Ebola is first and foremost our problem. Before relying on international aid, we must first encourage Africans to take action. I therefore call for African solidarity on this issue.” These were the words of Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank, during the Rebranding Africa Forum held in Brussels, Belgium, on Saturday, October 18. The event, which focused on the theme of “What price for Africa’s emergence?”, was organised by the pan-African magazine Notre Afrik.

Categories: Belgium, Health, Ebola


15/10/2014 - The key to Africa’s progress relies on policies informed by reliable and timely data. Reliable and accessible data is of paramount importance to assure good governance and accountability, and increasingly to inform decision-making and capital allocation within the private sector.

Categories: United States of America, Economic & Financial Governance


15/10/2014 - African Development Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka met with Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, at his Seattle-area office on Tuesday to discuss ways to work together to improve the development of Africa.

Categories: United States of America, Education, Health, Ebola


13/10/2014 - As the World Bank and International Monetary Fund annual meetings wrapped up in Washington, DC on Sunday, finance ministers and bankers from around the world expressed deep concerns that the global economy is slipping backward.

Categories: United States of America, Health, Economic & Financial Governance


10/10/2014 - As health organisations warn of a possible pandemic as a result of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak, African Development Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka called for more aid, stronger infrastructure and recovery for the hardest-hit nations. Using this week’s annual World Bank/International Monetary Fund meetings as a platform, Kaberuka said, “I am convinced Ebola will be contained in the current epicentre provided we use all the means at our disposal.”

Categories: United States of America, Health, Ebola


28/08/2014 - On a two-day trip (on 26-27 August 2014) to Sierra Leone and Liberia, two countries affected by the Ebola outbreak, African Development President (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka, warned against “unnecessary stringent measures” imposed on affected countries by some airlines and governments.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Health, Human Capital Development, Ebola


27/08/2014 - On Tuesday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 27, 2014, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), embarked on a two-day tour of Freetown (Sierra Leone) and Monrovia (Liberia) to signal his support for those affected by the Ebola virus.

Categories: Liberia, Sierra Leone, Health, Human Capital Development, Ebola


20/08/2014 - As part of the return of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) to Abidjan, AfDB Group President Donald Kaberuka spoke to the national and international media accredited in Côte d’Ivoire at a press conference held on August 19, 2014.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Health


15/08/2014 - “We share the plight of the Governments of the West Africa region in fighting the Ebola Virus Disease. The African Development Bank stands ready to support all countries in the region to stop the spread of this deadly virus and strengthen health systems capabilities,” said African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka at the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit last week in Washington, DC, at a gathering of 50 African Heads of State and Government.

Categories: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, United States of America, Health, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Ebola


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