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20/05/2019 - The president of the Republic of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, is now officially a champion of the "African Leaders for Nutrition" (ALN) initiative, after being presented with his mission plan on Thursday 16 May by the African Development Bank's Director of Human Capital, Youth and Skills Development, Oley Dibba-Wadda.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative


17/05/2019 - Representatives from four African countries today called for a balanced approach to growing debt vulnerabilities to help low-income African countries meet their commitments to lenders.


17/05/2019 - Officially opening the continent’s digital economy summit in the Rwandan capital, President Paul Kagame called the task to advance Africa’s digital economy agenda “a pan-African responsibility.”

Categories: Mali, Kenya, Rwanda


16/05/2019 - Mzuzu is the third city of Malawi, approximately 350 km north of Lilongwe, the capital. It is known for holding one of the oldest universities in the country: the Mzuzu Univeristy (MZUNI), established in 1997.

Categories: Malawi, Education


  • From: 16/05/2019
  • To: 17/05/2019
  • Location: EKA Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

The African Development Bank and its partners will host a two-day strategy workshop for policy makers from ten East African countries. The ‘Gender Mainstreaming in Climate Change Policies, Plans and Strategies’ event will be held at EKA Hotel on 16 and 17 May 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Categories: Korea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Environment, Gender, Food Production


16/05/2019 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), hosted by the African Development Bank, has been named the official partner of the seventh Utility CEOs Forum in Cape Town, South Africa.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


16/05/2019 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé un financement de 120 millions d’euros pour mettre en œuvre la seconde phase du Programme d’appui à la modernisation du secteur financier (PAMSFI II) en Tunisie.

Categories: Tunisia, Partnerships


15/05/2019 - The Board of the African Development Bank on 15 May 2019 approved a EUR 90 million loan to support the establishment of the Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company (KMRC) to aid access to affordable mortgage loans by lower and middle income households.

Categories: Kenya


15/05/2019 - The African Development Bank will this week welcome a new African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) champion.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative


15/05/2019 - While Africa enjoys unprecedented economic development and strong demographic and urban growth, large parts of the continent are also highly vulnerable and already face the dramatic consequences of climate change. Local governments, civil society and the youth are getting increasingly vocal, asking more commitment at all levels to fight climate change. This makes Africa a key player in the global challenge to meet goals set in the Paris Agreement to cut greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions and to adapt to climate change. Across the region, cities and local authorities are moving forward.

Categories: Climate Change


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