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19/04/2019 - Nafissa Hamidou Abdoulaye has been praised far and wide for her ground-breaking work in agriculture, but securing financing has been an uphill battle. That was until now.

The African Development Bank has decided to jump in and support Abdoulaye, who has for the past five years self-financed her animal feed company Salma, which employs 10 people.

Categories: Gender, Employment, AFAWA (Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa)


19/04/2019 - Pour lutter contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi 17 avril 2019, un financement de 84,36 millions de dollars américains en faveur du Projet d’appui au bien-être alternatif des enfants et jeunes impliqués dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement du cobalt (PABEA-Cobalt).

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Coal, ADF, Poverty Reduction, African Natural Resources Centre


18/04/2019 - The African Legal Support Facility has provided advisory services support to the Government of Rwanda for the negotiation of its deal with Symbion Power to develop a $200-million-dollar energy plant by Lake Kivu in Rwanda, signed on 29 March 2019.

Categories: Rwanda, African Legal Support Facility


17/04/2019 - Heads of state, ministers, leaders of multilateral development banks, private sector executives, women entrepreneurs, and contributing governments of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) convened today at the first We-Fi Regional Summit to discuss concrete ways to strengthen support for women-led small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in West Africa.

Categories: Gender, Employment, AFAWA (Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa)


16/04/2019 - The African Development Bank, rated Aaa/AAA/AAA/AAA by Moody’s/S&P/Fitch/Japan Credit Rating Agency, has successfully launched a new NZD 150 million 10-year “Light up and Power Africa” Kauri benchmark due 7 March 2029.


  • From: 22/04/2019
  • To: 22/04/2019
  • Location: Hôtel Oasis Palm Club, Guelmim, Maroc

En partenariat avec la coopération danoise (DANIDA) et le ministère de l’Économie et des Finances du Maroc, la Banque africaine de développement procèdera, le 22 avril prochain à Guelmim, au lancement national du programme Souk At-tanmia.

Categories: Morocco, Employment, Youth


16/04/2019 - The manufacturing sector will hold the key to future growth in East Africa, the African Development Bank’s lead Economist for the Bank’s East Africa Regional Office has emphasised.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda


16/04/2019 - The African Development Bank has organised a roadshow to drum up support from Angolan investors ahead of the second edition of the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) in November 2019.

Categories: Angola


15/04/2019 - Passmore Masanga, a resident of the Mabvuku township in Harare hopes that a new 4.6 km pipeline, installed under the ZimFund Urgent Water Supply and Sanitation Rehabilitation Project Phase II, will change persistent water shortages and bring relief to his family and other residents of Mabvuku, where a water crisis has lingered for years.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund


15/04/2019 - The water is receding in Beira – Mozambique’s second largest city – weeks after the deadly cyclone hit in March 2019, leaving behind scenes of desolation and grief-stricken survivors.

Categories: Malawi, Mozambique, Human Capital Development


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