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29/08/2015 - Monday 31 August is the last full day in office for Donald Kaberuka, who steps down after 10 years as President of the African Development Bank.

Categories: President's Corner


28/08/2015 - Wednesday, November 12, 2008 was a defining moment for the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and its 7th elected President, Donald Kaberuka. It was the day the Bank successfully tested its convening power when it set out to engineer consensus on how to respond to the impact of the global financial crisis on the economies of Africa.

Categories: President's Corner


17/08/2015 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka was awarded on Monday, August 10 in Cotonou, Benin, the country’s highest honours, the title of Grand Officer in the National Order of Benin.

Kaberuka received the honours on the occasion of his last official visit to Benin as AfDB President. The award was in recognition of the important role played by Kaberuka at the head of the African Development Bank, in improving the lives of all Africans and the people of Benin in particular.

Categories: Benin, President's Corner


11/08/2015 - The President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, on Monday, August 10, 2015, made his last official trip to Nigeria as he prepares to hand over leadership of the Bank to Akinwumi Adesina in September.

Categories: Nigeria, President's Corner


27/07/2015 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Donald Kaberuka, has urged Japanese businesses to take advantage of the comparative cost of labour to invest in mutually beneficial production in Africa.

Categories: Japan, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, President's Corner


27/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka, recently participated in a panel discussion that sought to explore new approaches to help countries harness national resources more effectively.

Categories: Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance, President's Corner


  • Date: 29/07/2015
  • Location: Casablanca, Morocco

Africa50 - the new investment platform for financing national and regional infrastructure projects for the structural transformation of African economies - is holding its first constitutive General Assembly this Wednesday 29 July 2015 in Casablanca.

Categories: Morocco, Infrastructure, Africa50, President's Corner


24/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, has welcomed the creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), noting that it would be an important partner in closing infrastructure gaps in Asia and Africa.

Categories: Japan, Partnerships, Infrastructure, President's Corner


23/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, and the Director for Resource Mobilisation and External Finance at the institution, Desire Vencatachellum, participated in a special ministerial session organised by UNCTAD during the Third International Conference on Financing for Development.

Categories: Ethiopia, President's Corner


23/07/2015 - The link between global tax transparency and domestic resource mobilization was a key issue discussed at the sidelines of the Financing for Development conference.

The side event, jointly organised by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and UN-DESA,was attended by President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, eminent ministers and officials from OECD member countries, and observer organisations.

Categories: Ethiopia, President's Corner


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