News & Events
23/05/2013 - Africa needs accelerated growth and “structural transformation” in order to take the bulk of its population out of poverty.
20/05/2013 - Marrakech, samedi 16 mars 2013, 9h20 du matin. C’est le calme plat à la gare de Marrakech. Même les panneaux indicateurs, où s’affichent les nombreuses destinations au départ et à l’arrivée du terminus, semblent au repos. Mais, moins d’une heure plus tard, les lieux sont arrachés à leur douce léthargie, avec l’entrée en gare d’un train et son flot de passagers qui se déverse sur les quais.
29/04/2013 - The economic transformation of the African continent is the cornerstone of the African Development Bank Group’s new Ten-Year (2013-2022) Strategy. The Strategy, which has been approved by the Executive Directors of the Bank, emphasizes the quality and sustainability of growth.
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17/04/2013 - The African Development Bank has approved two loans totalling USD 232.5 million for the 157.5-kilometre road project from Arusha to Holili in Tanzania, and Taveta to Voi in Kenya, in an effort to reduce the cost of transport and enhance access to agricultural inputs, larger markets and social services within the East Africa Community.
14/03/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, March 13, a loan in the amount of US $144.89 million in support of the Uganda road sector.
14/03/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved, on March 13, 2013, grants and loans amounting to US $73 million to finance irrigation and road rehabilitation projects in Malawi.
28/02/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved Wednesday in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, a loan of US $300 million to finance the Transport Sector and Economic Governance Reform Program and the Nigeria Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for the period 2013-2017.
22/02/2013 - The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has approved a grant of US $950,000 to help Nigeria prepare for a proposed project to revamp Abuja’s mass transit system. The request for the project preparation money was submitted to the CIF by the Government of Nigeria and the African Development Bank (AfDB). This is the first time the CIF has approved a sustainable transport project preparation grant within Africa, and marks the way forward for the transport sector as part of the AfDB and CIF work to help Africa move toward low-carbon and climate-resilient development.
21/01/2013 - Malawi President Mrs. Joyce Banda and Kenyan President Mr. Mwai Kibaki, who was on a three-day state visit to Malawi, officially launched the construction of the ADF financed Lilongwe West By-Pass Road Project, at a colourful ground breaking ceremony held on 17th January 2013 in Lilongwe.
27/12/2012 - The Governor of the Bank of Zambia, Michael Gondwe, commended African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka for his outstanding leadership and the Bank’s positive contribution to the economies of the continent. Gondwe’s comments came during a Bank of Zambia luncheon hosted in honour of Kaberuka, which was attended by former AfDB Bank President, Willa Mung’Omba (1980 to 1985), the former Governor of the Bank of Zambia, and former Government of Zambia Finance Ministers, among others.