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17/01/2019 - Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and GDP growth is projected to accelerate to 4.0 percent in 2019 and 4.1 percent in 2020. But improved macroeconomic and employment outcomes require industry to lead growth, according to the 2019 African Economic Outlook report, launched today by the African Development Bank.


17/01/2019 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed financing agreements worth €115 million with the Government of Rwanda to support the Rwanda Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Programme as additional financing. The funding, which comprises €114.27 million from the AfDB window and €0.8 million from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative Trust Fund, augments the original financing of €104 million AfDB loan and €43 million Africa Growing Together Fund loan approved by the Bank’s Board in 2017.

Categories: Rwanda, Water Supply & Sanitation, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative


15/01/2019 - The European Commission has approved a grant of 5 million euros to the African Legal Support Facility, to finance the Facility’s Medium Term Strategy for the next five years.

Categories: Infrastructure, African Legal Support Facility


15/01/2019 - The daily one-hour commute between the densely populated Senegalese capital and the new suburb of Diamniadio, will soon be cut in half when the new Regional Express Train (TER) comes into service.

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure, Transport


14/01/2019 - Excellence Monsieur le Président, je vous remercie de m’avoir invité à cette cérémonie historique de réception du Train Express Régional Dakar – Aéroport International Blaise Diagne, reliant Dakar et Diamniadio.

Categories: Senegal, The President


  • From: 17/01/2019 11:30
  • To: 17/01/2019 13:00
  • Location: African Development Bank, Babacar Ndiaye Auditorium, Abidjan

The African Development Bank will launch the 2019 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook (AEO) report on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at its headquarters in Abidjan.


11/01/2019 - On 18th December, 2018, at a ceremony attended by some 80 participants, the Government of Seychelles launched a 5-year Policy and Strategy on Human Resources Development (HRD) to support its Sustainable Development Strategy.

Categories: Seychelles, Education, Human Capital Development


  • From: 28/01/2019
  • To: 29/01/2019
  • Location: Ouarzazate, Morocco

The year 2018 marked the 10th anniversary of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), one of the largest funds in the world for climate-smart investments, across more than 300 projects in 72 middle-income and developing countries.

Categories: Morocco, Climate Change, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


09/01/2019 - La Commission européenne et la Banque africaine de développement ont procédé,- à la signature de deux accords de co-financement, au profit du projet d’interconnexion électrique entre le Cameroun et le Tchad et de la Dorsale transsaharienne à fibre optique (DTS). C’était le jeudi 20 décembre 2018, au siège de la Commission européenne à Bruxelles.

Categories: Cameroon, Chad, Energy & Power, Infrastructure


08/01/2019 - The African Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed on 8th January a loan agreement with the Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation (MDICI) and the National Office for Sanitation (ONAS) to finance the sanitation programme for small municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants.

Categories: Tunisia, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation


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