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06/06/2019 - Pumza Mbulekwua and Phie Nxumalo are working in male-dominated fields - construction and engineering. The pair both had their Bachelor’s degrees funded by Eskom, as part of its efforts to groom specialists to augment the workforce at its Medupi Power Station.

Categories: South Africa, Energy & Power

06/06/2019 - To accelerate and enhance Direct Access to climate finance for developing countries that are vulnerable to climate change, the Adaptation Fund (AF), Green Climate Fund (GCF), African Development Bank   and South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) are joining forces to facilitate a meeting of more than 30 accredited implementing entities in Durban, South Africa.

Categories: Climate Change, Africa Climate Change Fund, Green Climate Fund

05/06/2019 - An international pledging conference to finance the reconstruction of parts of cyclone-hit Mozambique took place in the city of Beira on 31 May and 1 June.

Categories: Mozambique

05/06/2019 - “You will achieve great things in life, but always remember: humility is what will make you stand out,” African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina told the University of Alberta's graduating class of 2019.

Categories: Canada, The President

05/06/2019 - For many years, Sarina Malatji dreamed about helping out her community. She grew up in a community where few young people could afford an education. Today, she has not only educated herself, but she is also contributing towards the education of others.

Malatji was raised in Limpopo Province where the scorching sun and bushveld disadvantage reign.

Categories: South Africa, Energy & Power

05/06/2019 - « Nous sommes conscients que l'avenir de l'Europe dépend de celui de l'Afrique et des relations d’interdépendance et de complémentarité entre les deux continents voisins. Nous entretenons des relations très étroites avec ce continent que nous considérons comme une priorité », a déclaré Augusto Santos Silva, ministre portugais des Affaires étrangères, le 29 mai 2019, au siège de la Banque africaine de développement, à Abidjan. Il a insisté sur la nécessité d'investir en Afrique dans le cadre d'un programme participatif at gagnant-gagnant.

Categories: Portugal, Partnerships

03/06/2019 - The African Development Bank is focusing on building risk management systems and resilience for countries vulnerable to climate change, it told participants at the recently concluded high level conference on the Blue Economy held in Maputo, Mozambique.

Categories: Mozambique, Climate Change

02/06/2019 - "When you put your forces together, you can achieve the critical mass to be solid player on the global scene," African Development Bank's Chief Economist and Vice President of Economic Governance & Knowledge Management Celestin Monga told journalists at a press conference ahead of the Bank's Annual Meetings.

Categories: Equatorial Guinea

31/05/2019 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, meeting in Abidjan on 29 May 2019, approved a €100 million partial credit guarantee (PCG) to the structured finance company, African Agriculture Impact Investments Ltd (Mauritius), to develop commercial agriculture in Africa.

Categories: Mauritius, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The High 5s

31/05/2019 - La Banque africaine de développement et le ministère du Plan et du Développement Économique de Guinée, ont signé, jeudi 30 mai 2019 au Petit palais de Conakry, un accord de don portant sur une étude de faisabilité d’un projet de construction d’un port en eau profonde polyvalent dans le nord-ouest du pays, pour un montant de deux millions de dollars américains.

Categories: Guinea, Infrastructure, Transport

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