08/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, May 8 in Tunis, a loan of 30 billion CFA francs to the Republic of Mali. This amount will be drawn from the resources of the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional window, to finance an Emergency Economic Recovery Support Programme (EERSP).
02/05/2013 - From April 21-24, 2013, a distinguished audience comprising of more than 20 serving and former Ministers of Finance, former Prime Ministers and Presidents, prominent scholars and economists participated in the Ministerial Leadership in Health Forum at Harvard University.
19/03/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) organized on the 12th and 13th March in Rabat, Morocco, a regional conference on the employment of young graduates from institutions of higher education. The object of the conference was to rethink and lay down more efficient reform policies with regard to higher education in order to guarantee the possible employment of young graduates.
28/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), rated Aaa/AAA/AAA, today announced that it will offer an Education Support Bond to Japanese retail investors. The bond will be distributed by Japan Asia Securities and Okinawa Securities.
11/12/2012 - Representatives from governments, parliaments, CSOs, private sector; youth, and NGOs from the Central, West and North Africa are gathering on December 10-11, 2012 in Dakar, Senegal, to discuss top priorities to be included in the global development agenda beyond 2015, which will be debated at the UN General Assembly in September 2013.
06/12/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday signed two loan agreements with the Government of Kenya amounting to millions of dollars to finance a major regional hydroelectric power project and the enhancement of the country’s higher education system.
05/12/2012 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, on November 21, approved the Uganda Support to Higher Education, Science and Technology Project, a key Human Development operation that will contribute to the economic and social transformation of Uganda and the East African sub-region. In line with Uganda’s National Development Plan for 2011-2015, the project aims to turn the country into a regionally competitive industrial economy by 2025 by developing skills and investing in science and technology.
30/11/2012 - The African Development Bank has approved a US $43.7 Million loan to the Kenyan Government to enhance education and training institutions and develop skills needed in the changing labor market.
05/10/2012 - Mr. Ebrima Faal, Regional Director at the Southern Africa Resource Center (SARC) of the African Development Bank (AfDB), signed on behalf of the AfDB the agreements for a loan of ZAR 65 million from the AfDB to Trustco Finance (part of the Namibia based “Trustco” group) to support its student lending program in Namibia. The signing ceremony took place in Windhoek, Namibia’s capital. Also taking part in the ceremony were DEG and Proparco who signed the agreements for loans to Trustco Finance of ZAR 50 million each.
29/08/2012 - The African Development Bank Group, UNICEF and the Government of Madagascar signed a US $1-million grant agreement to fund rehabilitation of social infrastructure in the country following the devastating cyclones Giovanna and Irina, which hit the country in February. The signing took place on August 23 in Brickaville, about 250 km east of Antananarivo.