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22/01/2018 - Ouided Bouchamaoui, the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Co-Laureate, has warned that Africa’s growing youth population could be a plus for Africa or a political time bomb. This, according to her, depends on how leaders anticipate the future.

Categories: Tunisia


19/01/2018 - L’année 2018 commence sous de bons auspices pour les populations rurales du Mali : près de 12 500 nouveaux abonnés vivant en milieu rural seront prochainement raccordés au réseau électrique grâce à un financement de plus de 28 millions de dollars américains assuré par la Banque africaine de développement.

Categories: Mali, Energy & Power, Employment, Youth, The High 5s


19/01/2018 - Counting on its position as the largest shareholder of the Bank since inception, the Government of Nigeria has made a formal request to the African Development Bank to host its regional office in Abuja.

Categories: Nigeria, The President


19/01/2018 - The African Development Bank provided a much-needed lifeline at a time when it was very difficult to secure budget support loans from anywhere else, as the country struggled with the 2015-2016 economic recession, the Nigerian Government has said.

Categories: Nigeria, The President


  • From: 22/01/2018
  • To: 25/01/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners launched the Global Book Alliance (GBA) initiative in an effort to transform and advance current school book design, acquisition and distribution practices, especially in Africa and Asia, and to ensure that students have the books they need in their mother tongue – in order to learn how to read and read to understand.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Education, Youth


  • From: 22/01/2018 14:00
  • To: 22/01/2018 16:45
  • Location: Babacar N’diaye Auditorium, African Development Bank Headquarters, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The first woman elected to head the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA), Ouided Bouchamaoui has been its chair since 2011.

Categories: Tunisia


18/01/2018 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) va œuvrer à la réalisation d’un système, en vue d’interconnecter par la fibre optique, la République centrafricaine, le Cameroun et le Congo.

Categories: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo


18/01/2018 - The African Development Bank is fully engaged in ensuring efficient and sustainable agricultural production projects in its regional member countries. This can drive economic growth and poverty reduction as well as fulfil both domestic and global demand for agricultural products.

Categories: Angola, Agriculture & Agro-industries


17/01/2018 - The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa’s industrialization in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth.

Categories: Chief Economist's Office


17/01/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US $500-million loan to finance Egypt’s Economic Governance and Energy Support Program Phase III. This is the last in a series of three annual loans worth a total of US $1.5 billion covering the fiscal years 2015-2016 to 2017-2018 for the Economic Governance and Energy Support Program Based Operation.

Categories: Egypt, Human Capital Development, Partnerships


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