News & Events
21/11/2018 - As the African Development Bank joined the international community to observe World Toilet Day on November 19, the organization is putting considerable financial muscle into the global effort to improve toilets, and sanitation in general.
Categories: Private Sector
- From: 22/11/2018
- To: 23/11/2018
The African Development Bank’s Business Opportunity Seminar (BOS), an initiative to enhance private sector development in key sectors for inclusive economic transformation, is scheduled to take place at Saint George Hotel & Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa, 22-23 November 2018.
19/11/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank Group, has approved additional resources to Ethiopia’s Basic Services Transformation Programme in the form of a US$123- million grant.
19/11/2018 - Located 350 kilometres north of Lomé, Sokodé, the second-largest city in Togo, was the epicentre of three cholera outbreaks in 2013. That same year, the African Development Bank made a €1.15 million grant to the city through the African Water Facility, to fund the "Toilets for All in Sokodé" project. There have been no outbreaks of cholera in Sokodé since then.
19/11/2018 - The African Development Bank's Board of Directors has approved two loans worth €235.763 million for the completion of construction work on Thwake dam on Thwake River in southern Kenya. This is a strategic water supply project for the large semi-arid area of Makueni County and surrounding regions, including the new technology city of Konza. The loans were approve on 14 November.
16/11/2018 - Dame Ģraça Machel, one of Africa’s foremost advocates for the rights of women and children, has called on African women and policy makers to challenge gender inequality and inadequate female representation in the continent’s business and economic, political and policy space.
16/11/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF3), a closed-ended pan-African infrastructure fund managed by South Africa-based Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM).
16/11/2018 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a flagship economic report on Zimbabwe, titled: “Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation” which aims to support renewal and transformation of the country.
14/11/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement a organisé la cérémonie d’annonce des lauréats de la troisième édition de Souk At-tanmia, un Partenariat qu’elle a initié et coordonné depuis 2012. Il s’agit de la troisième édition, qui a vu l’annonce officielle de111 projets lauréats, sélectionnés parmi près de 4500 candidats. L’évènement consacre l’esprit d’initiative et d’innovation en Tunisie, et s’inscrit dans le cadre des célébrations de la Semaine mondiale de l'entrepreneuriat, commémorée du 12 au 18 novembre 2018 dans plus de 170 pays.
14/11/2018 - “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others,” a saying goes. When African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina laid out his vision to tilt the flow of capital into Africa by convening the first transaction-based investment forum, many did not see what was coming ahead.